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Crains

Happify Health, a SoHo-based company that offers a digital mental health and wellness platform, has received $9 million from Minneapolis-based TT Capital Partners as it looks to sell its service to more employers and health plans.

EBN

App Aims to Make Employees Happier

“Employee emotional health has a huge impact on productivity and effectiveness of the company,” says Ofer Leidner, co-founder and president of Happify and a 2017 recipient of an EBN Benefits Technology Innovator Award.

Today Show

Happify on "TODAY"

On The Today Show, Mario Armstrong demonstrates the Uplift game from the Happify app, which combines science and mindfulness to help reduce negative thoughts and feelings.

EBN

Benefits Technology Innovators

Leidner helped create Happify, which aims to disrupt the mental health space by providing a digital platform that helps employees understand the source of their feelings.

Lifehack

How to Think Positive Every Day

Ever imagined an app to ‘happify’ ourselves. An app to delight ourselves and brighten our day? Then try Happify, an app designed specially for us to handle our negative emotions.

7 Apps and Programs That Will Reduce Office Stress

Learning how to deal with stress is a skill, and Happify helps develop this skill. Through evidence-based techniques, Happify helps users understand the source of their feelings. Then, it teaches how to turn negative feelings into positive ones.

EBN

Why Wellness Should Be a Year-Long Resolution

Happify's CEO, Tomer Ben-Kiki, writes: While it’s great to focus organizational goodwill around the beginning of a new year, our experience working with large corporate clients and more than 3 million individuals points to a few key components which are critical for your program’s success.

This Is How You're Failing Millennials in the Workplace

Recent research of more than 250,000 people, conducted by Happify and published in the Harvard Business Review in July, indicates that millennials tend to have a negative outlook when it comes to their career and their future. Is this just another example of millennials feeling entitled, or are employers part of the problem?

HARVARD BUSUNESS REVIEW

Why Your Late Twenties is the Worst Time of Your Life

At Happify, our data science team looked at various psychological indicators of some 88,000 people who joined our service during 2015. We found evidence both for the prominence of the quarter-life crisis and for the rise in well-being that follows it.

HAPPIFY HEALTH

Happify Launches Enterprise Business: Happify Health

Announcing the launch of our enterprise-focused business, Happify Health. Through Happify Health, Happify will expand its evidence-based, highly engaging digital behavior interventions platform to large healthcare providers and employers.

INC

13 Of the Best Apps to Manage Your Stress

A brain-training app based on research showing that some types of activity can help you combat negativity, anxiety and stress while fostering positive traits like gratitude and empathy.

New York Business Journal

In 'App Economy,' Here's How N.Y.C. Challenges Silicon Valley

While app makers across the United States are featured in the report, its author noted in an email to New York Business Journal why our local economy in particular thrived in 2015 — a year that saw the global app economy hit the $120 billion mark.

Details

5 Apps That Want to Make You Happier

Stress wreaks nearly as much havoc on our physical well-being as it does on our mental state, but do we actually have to be happy in order to be healthy? The answer is a resounding yes.

SciTech Now

Ofer Leidner on His Wellness App, Happify

These days there are apps for just about everything, but for happiness? Ofer Leidner, tech entrepreneur and co-founder of the so-called emotional fitness platform Happify, discusses the growing industry of wellness apps.

Health

14 Things Heart Doctors Tell Their Friends

Chronic daily stress ups blood pressure and can lead to depression and anxiety. Have dinner with your girlfriends or listen to music. I use apps: Happify, which has daily gratitude activities, is a good one.

Lifehack.org

10 Amazing Tools For Brain Enhancement

Negative thoughts can really affect your overall brain performance. This is a site that will help you turn those negative thoughts into positive ones, which will help you to become a much happier person. The personalized tracks are extremely effective, and can do a lot for you.

Inc

5 Habits for a Happier, More Productive Team After a Long Holiday

Happify is a company that teaches people how to live happier lives through science-based games and activities. Happify suggests five specific things you can do when you get back to the office after a holiday that will help your team--and you--quickly re-engage and get back in the swing of things.

CBS news

Tips to Boost Your Body Confidence, Health and Happiness

Rather than watching the number on the scale and being unhappy about it, developing a more positive body image could be better for your long-term well-being. Happify's infographic has more ideas for boosting your body confidence.

cnet

Apps to Train Your Brain: Tech Minute

Happify wants to help you achieve a happier state of mind. You can work on areas like stress, empathy, and self-confidence through mini games and guided meditations.

Daily Beast

Meditation for the Busy Bee

Establishing a meditation routine can be difficult. You’re busy! Who has time to breathe, let alone sit and breathe? But if you think the only way you’ll learn how to meditate is with a 25-hour day, think again.

Ivanka Trump

A Cheat Sheet for #WomenWhoWork

This app, which feels more like a game, is based on scientific research to the effect that focusing on positive and happy words and images can actually boost your outlook and well-being.

NY1

App Helps Teach Happiness Skills

Can playing on your computer or mobile device make you happy? The creators of Happify, an online “gym for your soul”, certainly think so. The virtual tool is designed to make you better at being happy.

Refinery29

We Tried It: 5 Stress-Relief Apps That Actually Work

We can't always justify slipping away for an hour for a guided class. But, we can't use a busy day as an excuse to ignore self-care. If anything, those are the days we need it most. So, with the help of our trusty smartphones, we'll find a way to steal a few minutes for ourselves.

Live Happy

Happify Helps with the Heavy Lifting

Boosting your happiness is hard work. Happify.com is committed to spotting you on your wellbeing workout, and their support is backed by science.

Self.com

7 Apps That Will Make You a Happier Person in 2015

Happify uses the science of happiness to deliver research-backed happiness-promoting vibes to the palm of your hands (or desktop). Your journey begins by specifying your personal goals, and then Happify gives you customized daily activities to help you get there.

Salesforce.com

The 30 Most Brilliant Social Media Campaigns of the Last Half of 2014

According to Happify's Twitter bio, they're "turning the latest innovations in the science of happiness into fun activities and games that help you lead a more fulfilling life." True to their mission statement, Happify regularly shares positive quotes and life tips on their Twitter account.

Los Angeles Times

Small Steps Everyone Can Take to Arrive at Greater Joy

Chances are you could be happier—and it would probably be worth your while, as research shows that happiness breeds health, money, stronger relationships, better marriages and more. But who has time to cultivate joy when there is so much to worry about?

Positive Thinking, with a Little Help from Your Phone

Happify is perhaps the most sophisticated positive vibes app available now. The idea of this free iOS app is to train you into thinking positively and feeling happy by engaging you in various “tracks” with different goals like improving your confidence or seeing new possibilities.

Today Show

Happify: Get Happy

I am by nature a happy, glass half full kind of guy and I would love nothing more than for everyone to feel happy all the time! But happiness can be elusive. My job is to find tech that helps our viewers live better.

CNN.com

10 Best Apps to Train Your Brain

Train your brain to be happier? Yep, research shows that some activities help build your ability to conquer negative thoughts, show gratitude, cope with stress, and empathize -- all essential ingredients for a fuller, happier life.

Philadelphia Inquirer

Happiness is...Positive Technology

....thank you to positive technology for helping us pursue happiness habits, gratitude, and wellbeing - all on our smart phones and laptops.

Fox 5 NY

Happify

The thing about happiness is, there's nothing wrong about happiness. So says Ofer Leidner, co-creator of the new app, Happify.

The New Yorker

The Happiness App

On a sunny morning, Ofer Leidner, a co-creator of an app called Happify, sat in a meeting room at the Fueled Collective, in SoHo, where about half of Happify’s staff works...

Yahoo Finance

Here's How Money CAN Buy Happiness

We're always looking for quick ways to be happier. So here's one: Spend some money. According to a new infographic from Happify, money can buy us a certain amount of happiness — depending on how you choose to spend it.

The Motley Fool

6 Ways You Can Live a Happy Financial Life

It's funny how much time and energy we put into obtaining possessions, while mounting evidence indicates that these items don't really buy us happiness. I saw this great infographic from Happify, and it's well worth sharing.

DailyFinance

The Secret to Happiness Isn't Income or a Lot of Stuff

Would you like to be happy? Of course -- but how? How much income do you need to feel financially secure enough to feel happy? How should you spend the money you make to "buy happiness" -- if that's even possible?

FOX 5 News

Laura's Likes: Happify

I came across a website and an app called Happify, and I absolutely love it so I have to share it. It's a cool and convenient way to keep your focus on being happy.

United Nations Radio

Science and Technology Merge to Make People Happy

Technology can help people be happier and feel good about their lives—that is according to Ofer Leidner, co-founder of Happify.com, a platform of scientifically designed activities and games to build lasting happiness.

People

Pharrell Teams with U.N. to Launch International Day of Happiness

Pharrell Williams's inescapable hit "Happy" has already brought all kinds of joy into the world, and now he's teaming up with the United Nations to make March 20 the International Day of Happiness, "celebrating the happiness and well-being of individuals and communities everywhere." To help celebrate, Happify.com has created this infographic on the "science of happy."

Business Insider

Five Quick Ways To Make Yourself Happier

The app trains your brain to think and act in ways that will make you happier. For example, reaching out to old friends, being thankful for the good things in life, and being nice to others.

Babble

What Does it Take to Raise Happy Kids?

What makes a child happy? How do we raise happy kids? We all know that money doesn’t create long lasting happiness, but if that’s the case, then what does?

Refinery29

The Science of Happy Couples, Explained

There are a lot of studies out there about what you need to have a successful relationship. And, when you look at all of them combined, this research transforms into a scientific definition of the perfect couple.

Inc

An App to Make You Happier (Yup, It Exists)

Is happiness just a natural state some of us are born into (and others are not)? Is it a matter of luck? Nope, say social scientists like Harvard's Shawn Achor, to a large degree happiness is a matter of good mental habits.