LIVE HAPPY: The Happy Formula for Successful Kids

Sandra Bienkowski | Oct 11, 2013 If you want to raise happy and successful kids, model the traits of a dolphin, says Shawn Achor, author of Before Happiness and The Happiness Advantage, and Harvard researcher. Be playful, friendly, intelligent and social. Dolphin parents raise positive kids, and that sets the stage for future success, Shawn says. Many parents think success…

BUSINESS STANDARD: Why ‘dolphin parenting’ proves more beneficial while raising kids

August 4, 2013 Playful parenting approach helps raise smart and happy kids, two recent studies have revealed. In one study researchers found that, when compared to a supportive style, tiger parenting give rise to children who suffer academically and emotionally, while the second one suggested that children raised by authoritarian parents struggle with depression, anxiety…

WASHINGTON TIMES: Best-selling author Shawn Achor on ‘happiness’

Paul Mountjoy | WASHINGTON September 18, 2013 Ask anyone what they want in life, and the answer is invariably: “To be happy.” However, the question remains how to achieve this lofty goal and what tools, skills and strategies are necessary to fulfill the goal of personal happiness. This is where best-selling author of The Happiness Advantage and Before…