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.

How to Stop Negative Emotions From Derailing Your Success

By Shawn Achor | September 23, 2016

Learn to stop your mental triggers before they happen.

How to Trick Your Mind Into Doing Things You Hate to Do

By Shawn Achor | August 26, 2016

Grunt work doesn’t have to be your enemy.

The Science of Friendship

By Shawn Achor | July 21, 2016

With strong social support, we can accomplish impressive feats of resilience and even extend our lives.

Laugh Your Way to a Happy Workplace

By Shawn Achor | June 24, 2016

Use humor to foster a positive work environment.

4 Types of Mental ‘Noise’ You Should Ignore

By Shawn Achor | May 23, 2016

If you attend to the noise, it will hijack your motivation and decrease your focus.

Why Working More Is Making You Less Productive

By Shawn Achor | April 21, 2016

Your downtime is more precious than you think.

Why You Should Map Your Mental World

By Shawn Achor | March 10, 2016

Notice the areas of your life that might not get the attention they deserve.

How Asking for Help Is a Sign of Strength and Humility

By Shawn Achor | February 10, 2016

We think depending on on others is a sign of weakness and that being self-reliant is the key to success. But the opposite is true.

Increase Your Activity; Increase Your Happiness

By Shawn Achor | January 14, 2016

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

Don’t Sprint the Marathon

By Shawn Achor | December 31, 2015

Focus on the process, not the finish line.