Archive for February 8th, 2012

be happy

Most people believe that we should work harder to achieve something in order to be happy. But could that actually be backwards? Could it be that things work the other way around?

In a fast-moving and entertaining talk from TEDxBloomington, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity:

Every time your brain has a success, you just change the goalpost of what success looks like.

If happiness is on the opposite side of success, your brain never gets there.

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