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The Millennial's Guide to Making Happiness Volume I

A project in Atlanta, GA by Chris Butsch

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A positive psychology book for young people supported by science, humor, and stories from Millennials around the world
Backers: 243
Average Pledge Per Backer: $56

Funded: $13,531 of $12,500
Dates: Nov 2nd -> Dec 1st (30 days)
Project By: Chris Butsch
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Latest News

WE DID IT!!! / Post-Funding Special Offer!

November 30th - via:
Hey everyone, WE'RE FULLY FUNDED! THE HAPPINESS REVOLUTION HAS BEGUN! Since the overwhelming feeling of joy hasn't gotten through my thick German head yet, I wanted to take this time to share some info and a 48-hour special offer! 1) Your friends... (Read More)


November 29th - via:
Hey Everyone, 1) WE'RE SO CLOSE! Thanks so much for blasting the word out with me! Please, continue to help me share the campaign and spread the happiness, and check out the email/social media templates on the previous update; WE'RE ALMOST THERE!... (Read More)

I NEED YOUR HELP FOR 60 SECONDS! / Referral Rewards!!

November 29th - via:
Hello wonderful backers, WE'RE JUST $2000 AWAY! But close won't cut it since Kickstarter is all-or-nothing: no $12,500 by Thursday @midnight, no books :/  We're simply too close to let that happen, so I've devised a final push. I genuinely need your... (Read More)

Last Chance to Have Your Name Printed in the Book!

November 28th - via:
Hey everyone, Due to our speedy printing schedule, my publisher needs a list of everyone's name to be printed in the back of the book ASAP. As a result, deluxe reward levels will expire Tuesday night at 8pm.  If you have any friends who've... (Read More)

Plan for Next Week / Andrew Newman

November 25th - via:
Hey everyone,  As we emerge from our tryptophan-tastic food comas, I wanted to let everyone know that we can now see the finish line (just $2815 to go), but I still need everyone's help to spread the word and successfully fund the project. 2 minutes... (Read More)

Thanksgiving Myth Busted / ONLY $2998 TO GO!

November 23rd - via:
Hey everyone, In this update: Addresses / Funding Update / Thanksgiving Myth Busted! 1) Addresses: thanks again for all of your support, and for sending me your addresses (please do so if you haven't already to ensure timely delivery of your books)!... (Read More)


November 18th - via:
Hey Everyone, To begin, I wanted to clarify a point I brought up in last night's update; if the campaign is unsuccessful on 12/1, books don't go out, but you also won't be charged. Kickstarter only charges your card on file once the campaign is... (Read More)

Almost at the Finish Line / Featured on!

November 17th - via:
1) Thanks everyone for helping me reach $8500!!! We're almost there, but let's not forget that if I don't raise the last $4000 by 12/1, the campaign fails and nobody gets books   :(  Here's how you can prevent that from happening in just 60... (Read More)

5 Things to be Grateful For Today

November 9th - via:
First, I of course want to thank all of my donors who've gotten me past 54% in just 8 days! For those of you struggling to find happiness in today's election results, I wanted to offer the five things I thought about during Gratitude Meditation this... (Read More)

3 Reasons Today Was a Good Day

November 4th - via:
We're almost at 50% after just 3 days It's one of my backers' birthdays- Happy Birthday, Laura! I voted today, and it took just 5 minutes! I'm a peachy voter    (Read More)

36% in 12 HOURS!

November 2nd - via:
Day 1 Donors, y'all have BLOWN IT UP! Thanks everyone for your incredible support, words of encouragement, and for joining me in THE HAPPINESS REVOLUTION!  (Read More)

Already 30% Funded!!!

November 2nd - via:
I want to thank all of my Day 1 Donors for destroying the donate button and helping me reach this incredible threshold IN JUST 7 HOURS!!!  I'm thrilled to share the book with all of you, and thank you for Spreading the Happiness on Social Media as... (Read More)

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