Shawn Achor

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.

Why Your Free Time Is So Draining

By Shawn Achor | August 18, 2017

Binge-watching Netflix all weekend might sound relaxing, but it’s less enjoyable than you think.

How to Foster Social Connections at Work

By Shawn Achor | July 12, 2017

Not everyone has to be best friends, but you do have to build a culture of mutual respect and authenticity.

To Be Successful, Make Time for Your Relationships

By Shawn Achor | May 19, 2017

Our relationships are the greatest predictor of both happiness and high performance.

Yes, Your Smile Really Is Contagious

By Shawn Achor | April 13, 2017

Try it out for yourself.

You Have Enormous Potential

By Shawn Achor | March 15, 2017

How to turn possible into probable

How to Not Be Miserable at Work

By Shawn Achor | March 2, 2017

It’s called ‘job crafting’ and all it takes is adjusting your mindset to find meaning.

You Have to See Your Happiness to Believe It

By Shawn Achor | January 13, 2017

Positive emotions  not only make us more creative, they help us build more intellectual, social and physical resources we can rely upon in the future.

How You Can Stay Forever Young

By Shawn Achor | December 16, 2016

Your external ‘reality’ is far more malleable than you think.

3 Ways to Spread Positivity

By Shawn Achor | November 3, 2016

Misery might love company, but positivity cannot live long without it.

How to Be Happier in Just 5 Minutes a Day

By Shawn Achor | October 14, 2016

Train your brain to look for positives in your environment.