Most people believe that success creates happiness, but positive psychology expert Shawn Achor says we’ve got it backwards. Based on recent discoveries in the fields of positive psychology and neuroscience, he demonstrates how happiness actually fuels success.
By becoming more positive, our brain becomes more engaged, creative, energetic, resilient and productive. The result is an advantage over our entire lifetime — improving success at work, creating better health, better relationships with our loved ones, and creating a happier home.
The Value of Positivity
The Power of Positive Communication
Michelle Gielan comments on strategies for positive thinking.
Shawn Achor examines the relationship between positive mindsets and performance in the workplace.
When Will I Be Happy?
The formula for success is scientifically backward--cultivate happiness first for authentic success.
Success at Work
Seven Steps to Happiness at Work
How individuals can craft a happy, more positive work experience.
Don't Let Office Negativity Get You Down
How to stay upbeat when you feel burdened by negativity in the workplace.
Working for Happiness
Seven secrets for finding pleasure in our work (and elsewhere!).
Improving Your Health
How You Can Benefit from All Your Stress
A Groundbreaking study at UBS to help you break free from a stress mindset.
Achieving Happiness Despite Everyday Challenges-Including Chronic Health Issues
Simple tips in achieving a more empowered existence.
Beating Cabin Fever
Ways to boost your mood and beat the winter blues!
Get Over It! Exercises for the Mind
How to find a "place of peace" in the midst of chaos.
Battle Against Bullying
Discussion about Shawn Achor and Amy Blankson's Ripple's Effect book exploring how kids can deal with bullying behavior.
Ripple’s Effect Review on Red White and Grew
A review of Ripple's Effect and how "mirroring" helps brighten everyone's day.
The Smile is Mightier than the Scowl
How one little shark realized she could swallow her fear with a smile.
Teaching Ripple’s Effect
Download tools to complement meaningful messages introduced in the Ripple's Effect children's picture book.
Students Come Together
How a community comes together in the wake of tragedy.
Empathy, Got Some?
The rise of the Internet and social media: are they interfering with teenagers' ability to empathize?