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Happy (2011)

Only available in Canada, United States

From Academy Award-nominated director Roko Belic, Happy takes us on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. Combining real life stories from around the world and powerful interviews with leading scientists in happiness research, Happy explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.

Richard Davidson, Ed Diener
Roko Belic

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carmenmaryfl, posted on June 9, 2014

This film was recommended by a Health Fitness program through my husband's work. We have come a long way when health is demonstrated to be inextricably connected to happiness. How heartening to see happiness becoming a viable goal. Gross National Happiness. Long live Humans.

JenniferB0, posted on June 6, 2014

Any movie produced by Tom shadyak is one I am interested in. This was a beautifully filmed and assembled documentary. It was all that I expected and more. There are some thought provoking points and I will be taking initiative to make a few changes in my life. Just lovely!

patwatsonart, posted on June 3, 2014

Beautifully done. Thank you for having this on the site. I would not have seen it otherwise. Quite a change from recently seeing "Godzilla." LOL!

JeremyFlatt, posted on February 16, 2014

This was my first show here on Gaiam TV. I enjoyed it very much and can't wait to watch some more!

FLORENCEL6, posted on February 11, 2014

The movie title attracted me...but what a disappointment! This video is not available in Malaysia. I really want to watch it. Please make it available. Thank you! :)

Heather at GaiamTV, posted on February 12, 2014

We completely understand your frustration. When we license rights to a film we try our hardest to negotiate worldwide availability; sometimes we’re successful, other times we’re not. We constantly strive to make our viewing experience a satisfying one to our customers worldwide, and make every effort to do so in each film we license. We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused you, and hope you will continue to enjoy all of our worldwide-available content – including all of our original programming.

lilyspc, posted on August 3, 2013

A very simple yet powerful reminder. I enjoyed this very much. Thank you!

j.poirier, posted on July 21, 2013

There are things we can learn from people around the world - and this video exemplifies it. It is a wonderful, inspiring story of how simple it can be to accumulate happiness and add meaning to our lives. Thank you for posting this, Gaiam.

genmobiii, posted on June 11, 2013

Great inspiration, a good spark to re-evaluate our values

nickymleclerc, posted on June 4, 2013

This movie has has inspired me to start volunteering in my community.

asbradshaw5, posted on April 19, 2013

Do you have it.?

karenbroomfield, posted on April 12, 2013

Well worth watching, insightful data and inspiring people! I will take these suggestions to heart-thank you!

feistygirl, posted on February 19, 2013

really enjoyed the last hour I spent, thank you

AlexaK, posted on February 6, 2013

What a wonderful exploration of the differences between having, wanting and needing and how those things make us tick.

sparrow, posted on February 3, 2013

Wouln't it be nice

carolynjh4, posted on January 12, 2013

wonderful and inspiring

Julie Mai, posted on December 29, 2012

sweet show.

YvetteJimenez, posted on December 28, 2012

It is so much truthfulness there really isnt a secret to happiness, your thoughts and mind control your day and your life. It is so beautiful and everyone should see this.

flextones, posted on December 6, 2012

I just stubbed my right baby toe. I was calling this wild girl and asking her if she had my scarf and my other glove and she is telling me to stop yelling at her. I am not going to be bothered with that. I am going to be happy LOL I enjoyed this film and learned how to be responsible for my own happiness.

hopefullotus, posted on November 25, 2012

I loved this film. It really hit home for me, and was a lovely reminder to find balance in life.

nashap, posted on November 25, 2012

Great film! Loved it!! Happy I saw it & learned from it :)

Ida-Helene, posted on November 8, 2012

I Would Really Like to see this but it is only for the USA and Canada - is it possible to change that?

Alice4000, posted on January 6, 2013

You can watch on internet can rent for $2.99
@ http://www.thehappymovie.com.



lllemar, posted on November 5, 2012

I agree with the findings..compassion, helping, family & friends. This film is inspiring and uplifting...a must see for everyone!

hkuerer, posted on October 20, 2012

wonderful- magical- centering- refreshing-

AudiAdvance, posted on October 17, 2012

I have to say the place in Denmark is remarkably amazing. It's amazing when people actually come together. Here in America we have been taught so long to "fend" for ourselves we forget life would be so much easier and fulfilling if we worked with each other not against each other.

lucid_light, posted on October 17, 2012

I loved this, and I watched it at the perfect time. Much needed mental realignment!

michigan, posted on October 15, 2012

AWESOME....gave me hope!!

motherearth, posted on October 13, 2012

What a wonderful way, to talk about what really makes us happy. It has always been the living beings in the universe that gives us strength, be it animal, plant, human or planet.

SpiritWings, posted on October 12, 2012

A powerful look at the way we, as humans, relate to one another. I was made to laugh at times, then brought to tears at others, but overall was left with a stir to my heart, a clear reminder of the true richs in life: compassion, sharing, caring, generosity, gratitude, and a simple appreciation of what is. I certainly appreciate this work, and give deep thanks to those who made it happen.

alexandralouise1942, posted on October 12, 2012

WONDERFUL!!!! and so hope-inspiring! The idea that we can CHANGE our brain through intention is AWESOME!

jennifer horan, posted on October 12, 2012

Such a superior reminder of what happiness truly is, and the things we strive for which do not satisfy for long. Keep your kleenex handy!

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