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.

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.

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.