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Shawn Achor

Shawn Achor is a Harvard-trained researcher and best-selling author of The Happiness Advantage and Before Happiness. Get a daily dose of happy at Shawn's Facebook page.

Articles by Shawn Achor

Increase Your Activity; Increase Your Happiness

It's as simple as walking three times a week.

January 14, 2016

Don't Sprint the Marathon

Focus on the process, not the finish line.

December 31, 2015

How (and Why) to Give the Perfect Gift

People who are constantly giving to their families and friends are significantly happier than those who are not.

December 21, 2015

The Science of a Smile

Want people around you to be more positive? Check your face first.

November 2, 2015

Why You Need to Stop Worrying About Failing

Don’t let the fear of making a mistake distort your decision-making and lead to an even worse mistake.

October 14, 2015

The Upside of Being Under Pressure Together

How tough times can create strong bonds

September 8, 2015

Why You Need Positive People in Your Life

Happiness is a choice. But we continually need to be reminded by people to make that choice.

August 24, 2015