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exploring happiness, well-being and quality of life 

  • New York Times bestselling author

  • CEO of The Happiness Research Institute 

  • International Speaker


Meik Wiking is one of today’s most influential happiness researchers. He is the author of several books, including the New York Times Bestsellers: The Little Book of Hygge and The Little Book of Lykke. With more than one million copies sold worldwide, in more than 35 languages, he enjoys a wide readership.


Meik is the founder and CEO of the Happiness Research Institute and a highly respected speaker on such topics. He is known for his ability to convey complex ideas and theories to a wide audience and has spoken in more than 40 countries around the world.

Besides his work at the Happiness Research Institute, he is Research Associate for Denmark at the World Database of Happiness, and member of the policy advisory group for the Global Happiness Policy Report. 


He has participated in more than 500 interviews with media across the world including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Times, VICE – HBO, China Daily, Figaro, Freakonomics, Monocle, BBC and CNN.

Meik has been called The Indiana Jones of Smiles and probably the World´s happiest man by The Times.

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