Happiness Initiative http://www.kplu.org en Are you happy? Apparently, most Seattleites are darn happy http://www.kplu.org/post/are-you-happy-apparently-most-seattleites-are-darn-happy <p>The Occupy movement is in full force in Seattle with protesters taking to the streets showing their discontent with the way things are. And yet, when asked in a recent survey, are you happy? Most Seattleites said &hellip; yes, pretty much.</p><p>In fact, when it comes to happiness, Seattle is above average! Thu, 17 Nov 2011 17:10:58 +0000 Vanessa Romo 3195 at http://www.kplu.org Are you happy? Apparently, most Seattleites are darn happy Seattle council wants you on the ‘happiness team’ http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-council-wants-you-%E2%80%98happiness-team%E2%80%99 <p>The Seattle City Council has unanimously endorsed The Happiness Initiative, reports Sustainable Seattle, an organization that develops regional indicators of well-being and sustainability.</p><p>&ldquo;Measuring the subjective happiness or well-being levels of Seattle residents is an important tool that can help our council make effective policy decisions and can engage our community in conversations about what we really want from life and from our economy,&rdquo; City Council President Richard Conlin said in a press release.</p><p> Mon, 20 Jun 2011 20:42:13 +0000 Jake Ellison 1912 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle council wants you on the ‘happiness team’