FAQs

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Subscription Questions

Digital Edition Questions

Editorial Questions

General Questions:

What is Live Happy?
Live Happy is leading the global movement to make the world a happier place. We’re a magazine, website and resource dedicated to a timeless quest: Living a happy life.

Our mission is to impact the world through a happiness movement that inspires people to engage in living purpose-driven, healthy, meaningful lives. Understanding happiness empowers us to make a positive difference in our lives and in the lives of others. Happier people are healthier, more satisfied with life and their relationships, and they live longer. Come with us on our journey to live happy and spread that joy to our readers. Happiness is a journey anyone can take and it starts with just one step.

What is the Happiness Movement?
A happier world is a better world. By joining the Happiness Movement you are claiming responsibility for your own happiness while becoming a catalyst of happiness in the lives of others. Live Happy started with a series of ideas, based on decades of research about subjective wellbeing (aka happiness) by renowned academics. The Happiness Movement is about sharing and promoting all that we have learned—with as many people as possible. It starts with a positive seed of belief in yourself. With a little encouragement, happiness can gain momentum and grow into something much larger. Just imagine the possibilities if there were more happy and positive people in the world.

Why should I join the movement?
If we want things to change, we have to create the change by choosing and sharing positivity and happiness. Just imagine the possibilities if there were more happy and positive people in this world. A world with more peace, optimism and compassion is possible. And research shows that just by spreading happiness you actually become happier. You can make a difference in your life and the lives of others. Be grateful. Be positive. Be active. Be involved.

What is a Happiness Ambassador?
A Happiness Ambassador is someone who has elected to join our Happiness Movement. Being a Happiness Ambassador says something special about who you are. It is a decision. It is a statement. It is a force with the power to inspire change.

What is a Happy Reach?
Happiness Ambassadors use social networking and referrals to help grow the movement. Based on the number of new Happiness Ambassadors you refer, your “reach” grows. The reach expands past just who you refer, but also to whom they refer, and to whom they refer—you get the picture. There is no limit into how big or widespread your reach can grow! 

I really like this idea, how can I spread the word?
You can easily share our inspiring articles and videos to your networks from your social media accounts.

Where can I purchase Live Happy merchandise?
Put on happiness every day!​ The Happy Gear store is open. 

If I no longer want to be a part of the Live Happy movement, what do I do?
Cancellation is easy. Send us an email to customerservice@livehappy.com to request cancellation. We will cancel your account and remove your profile. You will lose any loyalty points at the time of cancellation.

Subscription:

How do I subscribe to the magazine?
Visit our subscribe page to order a subscription to Live Happy magazine or order a gift for a friend. If you are a Happiness Ambassador or have made a purchase with us before, log in to your Account Center to subscribe or purchase a gift subscription.

Do you have a digital subscription?
The Live Happy digital edition is now available on your computer tablet device. Simply go to the App Store or Google Play and download the Live Happy Magazine Digital Edition App. Follow the instructions to subscribe. 

Current subscribers
If you already subscribe to Live Happy magazine, you can access the digital edition for free; we will send you an access code via email.

If you would like to become a subscriber to all platforms of Live Happy, click here.

Digital edition only
If you prefer to receive Live Happy in the digital edition only, it will cost $9.95 for one year (new issues come out every two months), plus one free issue. First download the app, and follow the instructions to subscribe.

Small print
There are no auto renewals on digital subscriptions. Also, no prorated cancellations of the digital subscription are allowed during the active subscription period.

For more information or support for the digital edition, please contact customerservice@livehappy.com.

I live outside the United States. Can I subscribe to the Live Happy magazine?
Yes! International subscribers can order a subscription to our magazine. 

How do I cancel my subscription?
You can cancel your subscription by emailing us at subscriptions@livehappy.com.

How do I make changes or payments on my subscription?
Visit the Account Maintenance page to change your address, renew your subscription or make a payment. For any other questions, please send an email to subscriptions@livehappy.com and we will be happy to help. We strive to answer all emails within one business day.

How can I order back issues, article reprints or issues in bulk of Live Happy magazine?
Email us directly at customerservice@livehappy.com and we will send you a quote.

Digital Edition:

Q: How do I get the Live Happy magazine Digital Edition?

A: The Live Happy Magazine: Digital Edition is available through your desktop computer and on your tablet device through the Apple App Store, and Google Play. If you are currently a print subscriber you can access the digital edition by downloading the app and logging in with your account username and password. If you do not have your username and password please email subscriptions@livehappy.com.  

Q: I am a print subscriber. How do I access my digital editions?

A: In order to access the digital edition you will need to download the app to your tablet device. You can also access it via desktop computer by clicking on a link we send to your email address on file. If you did not receive this email contact subscriptions@livehappy.com.

Q: Can I download this on my phone?

A: For the best experience the digital edition is currently available only for desktop computers and tablet devices.

Q: Can I cancel a tablet edition subscription and receive a prorated refund for the time remaining?

A: No. Your digital subscription is not refundable.

Q: Can I buy a subscription to Live Happy Magazine: Digital Edition on my tablet device?

A: Yes. Visit either the Apple App Store or Google Play and download the app. After the app is finished downloading, open the app. Click thesubscribebanner found at the top of the app. The Apple App Store or Google Play will walk you through subscribing.

Q: Can I save the desktop version to my computer?

A: No. The digital edition for desktop is only meant to be viewed from a web browser.

Q. Can I share the articles in the digital edition via email and social media?

A: Yes. Some articles are shareable via email and social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. 
      Step 1: When viewing the digital edition, tap anywhere on the screen. A gray bar with icons will pop up at the top.
      Step 2: On the top right, click the box with an arrow pointing upwards. 
      Step 3: Choose your method of sharing (email, Facebook, Twitter, etc). 
Note: You may need to connect your social media accounts to your iPad. You can do this by clicking the Settings icon, then choosing the social media site you would like connected to your iPad.

GENERAL IPAD INFORMATION

Q: What iOS version does this app support?

A: The Live Happy Magazine: Digital Edition requires iOS 6 or later and is compatible with iPad.

Q: How do I delete and reinstall the Live Happy Magazine: Digital Edition on my iPad?

A: Sometimes you might have issues with your app and you will need to delete it and reinstall the app. To do so first open the Newsstand and click and hold down the Live Happy magazine icon until it “shakes.” Tap on the black x to delete the app. You can now revisit the Apple App Store and re-download the app.

Q: What device does the app support?

A: For the best experience possible we currently offer the Live Happy Magazine: Digital Edition on iPad and Android devices.

Q: How do I get my magazine to automatically download?

A: On your iPad you can automatically allow downloads of new versions within your subscription. Go to “Settings,” click on the “Store” tab, and slide “Automatic Downloads” to be in the “on” position. Once there is a new issue available your device will automatically download. 

Editorial:

Where can I seek permission to quote an article?
Please contact us at editor@livehappy.com with your information. We will need to know your intended quote and where it will be published.

Where can I submit a letter to the editor?
To have your comments considered for Live Happy Letters to the Editor, please send an email to editor@livehappy.com. Please include "Letters" in the subject line. Letters that include your full name and city, and mention specific articles are more likely to be published. Don't like something? Tell us! We welcome candid feedback from our readers.

Does Live Happy accept freelance submissions?
Yes. Story ideas or pitches should be submitted in writing to editor@livehappy.com. Please paste information in the body of the email when possible. If you must attach documents, please keep file sizes to a minimum. Include "freelance" in the subject line. Freelance submissions accompanied by published clips and documented writing experience are preferred. All submissions are considered.

How do I submit a book for possible review or consideration?
To submit your book for possible review, send to:

Reviews Editor
Live Happy
4006 Belt Line Rd, Suite 120
Dallas, TX 75001

 

 

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