Friday, September 2, 2011

The Happiness Advantage

Here's a link to a fascinating article by Harvard professor Shawn Achor on the power of happiness as an advantage: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-happiness-advantage/201108/5-ways-turn-happiness-advantage

Here's an excerpt:
"Every single relationship, business and educational outcome improves when the brain is positive first. If you cultivate happiness while in the midst of your struggles, work, at school, while unemployed or single, you increase your chances of attaining all the goals you are pursuing...including happiness."

"And once and for all, stop yourself and others from saying, "I'll be happy when..." That formula is broken. But there is a better one: happiness leads to greater success."

Read the rest of the article at http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-happiness-advantage/201108/5-ways-turn-happiness-advantage


Gilda Bonanno's blog www.gildabonanno.blogspot.com

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