How happego works
Your phone becomes your friendly encourager by priming you with your fav photos & words. These primes transform your attitudes & behaviors, resulting in a balanced life.
Empathy is the ingredient that ties us together. Balanced empathy makes a peaceful existence possible.
The delicate balance of connecting emotionally with others & tuning into your own experience. Investment in & awareness of self & others makes this possible.
A reliable scientific method used in psychological research labs to influence a person's behaviors. Happego uses subtle photo & word cues to prime the path for positive change.
priming for peace
Happego™ is innovative patent pending technology & the world's first psychological priming app. Research has shown that priming significantly & reliably changes attitudes & behaviors. (1) Social & kindness primes help extinguish unconscious prejudices/biases & increases compassion. (2)
Change starts with you. Help prime a new path to peace by donating today.
The science behind the app.
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