Positive Psychology – Shawn Achor

I just watched a video on Positive Psychology by Shawn Achor. Achor is a Harvard researcher who has studied the effect on how business is effected by your level of happiness. It’s a REALLY interesting talk because it shows that happiness is not simply attained by achieving your goals because goals are ever changing. Meaning that once you hit 100k in sales, you’ll want 150k. His assertion is that you need to be happy BEFORE attaining your goals.

Check it out:

 

One of his methods of achieving happiness before reaching your goals is a daily gratitude journal as well as keeping a journal about one positive experience you had that day. So I’m going to start one here for the next 21 days.

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