International Day of Happiness 2025

Thursday, March 20, 2025

International Day of Happiness 2025 with SDG Resources

On March 20th every year, the world comes together to commemorate the International Day of Happiness. The International Day of Happiness 2025 is not just another date on the calendar, but a global movement towards a happier, more inclusive, and resilient world.

The Significance of the International Day of Happiness 2025

The International Day of Happiness 2025 stands as an embodiment of our commitment to promoting sustainable development goals. The happiness of individuals and communities is directly linked to the prosperity of our planet. Thus, this special day deserves all the attention it can get.

What to Expect for the International Day of Happiness 2025

This year, there is a wide array of events, workshops, and seminars that can be found on Each of these is tailored to provide attendees with insights and resources, emphasizing the significance of the International Day of Happiness 2025. At International Day of Happiness 2025 there are topics ranging from mental well-being to the role of sustainability in happiness.

Workshops & Events

Live Community Events

Join regular community events with the world’s leading experts on themes relating to happiness and well being.

10-Day Happiness Challenge

Learn and share new daily habits for happier living, all based on the latest scientific research.

Action Calendars To Share

Receive monthly calendars with inspiring daily action ideas to boost your well being and share with others.

Friendship and Inspiration

Be part of a kind community sharing daily actions and inspiring ideas on the world’s most popular happiness app.

Join the Happiness Movement

The International Day of Happiness 2025 is more than just a day, it's a movement. A movement towards a happier, sustainable, and equitable world.  It's our collective responsibility to ensure that the essence of International Day of Happiness 2024 doesn't fade away. Let's carry the torch of happiness forward, spreading joy wherever we go.

At this time of uncertainty and conflict, this year’s ‘Happier Together’ theme reminds us that lasting happiness comes from feeling connected to others and being part of something bigger.


Here are four simple, positive actions you can take to connect with others and help to build a happier and stronger community:

  1. Really listen to what people say, without judging them
  2. Share an encouraging news story to inspire others
  3. Give positive comments to as many people as possible today
  4. Reach out to a friend, family member or colleague for support


Here's a look at the themes for International Day of Happiness, starting from its inception:

Year Theme Description
2013 Happy Heroes Celebrating "Happy Heroes" - those who bring happiness to others, with events worldwide.
2014 Reclaim Happiness Encouraging the sharing of authentic images of happiness, countering fake commercial images.
2015 Focus on Relationships Emphasizing the importance of relationships and connections for happiness.
2016  NA  NA
2017  NA  NA
2018 Share Happiness Focusing on relationships, kindness, and helping each other.
2019  NA  NA
2020 Happiness For All, Together Global unity and togetherness against the COVID-19 pandemic.
2021 Happiness For All, Forever Promoting lasting happiness and well-being for all.
2022 Build Back Happier Focused on global recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
2023 Be Mindful. Be Grateful. Be Kind. Encouraging mindfulness, gratitude, and kindness.
2024 Happiness Together Lasting happiness comes from feeling connected to others and being part of something bigger.