What Makes Us Different

Our unique ability to blend gaming, science, people and technology to create personalized experiences that are highly engaging and effective is what makes us stand apart.
  • 100% software based
  • Industry-leading engagement rates
  • Most comprehensive evidence-based intervention library
  • State-of-the-art technology (artificial intelligence, big data, sensor integration & gamification)
  • Configurable & flexible delivery platform
The happify IMPACT
Happify impacts our users lives in many ways. Here’s what a few of our users have to say.
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Happify Labs

Continued scientific validation of existing programs as well as supporting new scientific research and development in the area of emotional health are essential to Happify Health. To lead these efforts, we created Happify Labs as an innovative research collaborative. Happify Labs aims to provide scientists and researchers with access to a digital environment that allows them to test the effectiveness of interventions in the real world with the goal to advance the science and the practice. We are currently collaborating with researchers at institutions such as Northwestern University, the University of Pennsylvania, University of California Irvine, University of Michigan, the University of Pittsburgh and others.

Our Experts

Happify Health seeks out the best and the brightest minds – experts, research scientists and practitioners who share our passion for improving people’s lives – to create Happify’s tracks. Our list of experts continues to grow. Here is a sample of some of our contributors:
  • Sonja Lyubomirsky,
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    Dr. Lyubomirsky is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside and author of the bestseller The How of Happiness and The Myths of Happiness, translated in 23 and 16 countries, respectively. Her research—on the possibility of lastingly increasing happiness—has received many honors, including the Templeton Positive Psychology Prize and a Science of Generosity grant.
  • Robert McGrath,
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    Robert McGrath is Professor of Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is also a Senior Scientist for the VIA Institute on Character, and beginning in 2017 a member of the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Association. He has authored over 200 presentations and publications, and has spoken extensively on the ontology and measurement of character, including presentations at Oxford University and the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Afton Hassett,
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    Dr. Hassett is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan. As a principal investigator at the Chronic Pain & Fatigue Research Center, she conducts highly collaborative and innovative research related to exploring the role of cognitive, affective and behavioral factors in chronic pain populations.
  • Shawn Achor
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    Where do we start? Shawn wrote international bestseller The Happiness Advantage. The same research made the cover of the Harvard Business Review, and has drawn more than 4 million views to his TEDx talk. The translation of Shawn’s wisdom into a Happify track turns his brilliant ideas into positive action.
  • Barbara Fredrickson,
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    Among the most highly cited scholars in psychology, Dr. Fredrickson has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and her books, Positivity and Love 2.0 have been translated into more than a dozen languages. She is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at UNC Chapel Hill, and is beginning her term as President of the International Positive Psychology Association.
  • Kwabena “Bobo”
    Blankson, M.D.
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    A graduate of Harvard and the Yale School of Medicine, Doctor Bobo studied neurodegenerative diseases, including the effects of positive environmental enrichment in Huntington's Disease and the role of spirituality in Parkinson's disease. His areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and chronic headaches. He has published in peer-reviewed journals and been featured in NYTimes.com, CNN.com, and Time.com.
  • Emma Seppala,
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    Dr. Seppala  is science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University, author of The Happiness Track, and a leading expert on health psychology, wellbeing, and resilience. She founded the popular news site Fulfillment Daily and holds degrees from Yale, Columbia, and Stanford. Originally from Paris, France, she speaks French, English, German, Spanish & Mandarin Chinese.
  • Sharon Salzberg
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    A meditation teacher and New York Times best-selling author, Sharon is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA and has played a crucial role in bringing Asian meditation practices to the West. Sharon has been a student of meditation since 1971, guiding retreats worldwide since 1974. She is the author of many books including Real Happiness and Lovingkindness.
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