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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

How to Envision—and Reach—Your Big Potential

How to Envision—and Reach—Your Big Potential

Your goals should be moving targets, not destinations. Shawn Achor explains why in an excerpt from his new book ‘Big Potential.’

February 20, 2018
How to Set the Mood for a Positive Day

How to Set the Mood for a Positive Day

Tweak your surroundings to set yourself up for success.

January 12, 2018
You Are in Control of Your Happiness

You Are in Control of Your Happiness

It is about learning how to cultivate the right mindset and behaviors.

September 29, 2017
Why Your Free Time Makes You Tired

Why Your Free Time Is So Draining

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

August 18, 2017
How to Foster Social Connections at Work

How to Foster Social Connections at Work

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

July 12, 2017