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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

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
The Science of Changing Other People

The Science of Changing Other People

The belief that you can’t change other people is not only disempowering, it is scientifically false.

To Be Successful, Make Time for Your Relationships

To Be Successful, Make Time for Your Relationships

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

May 19, 2017

Yes, Your Smile Really Is Contagious

Try it out for yourself.

April 13, 2017