SUCCESS MAGAZINE: You Have to See Your Happiness to Believe It

You Have to See Your Happiness to Believe It Success Magazine, Shawn Achor January 13, 2017 Psychologists have long known that negative emotions narrow our thoughts and range of actions, which has served an important evolutionary purpose. In prehistoric times, if a saber-toothed tiger was running at you, fear and stress helped release chemicals that either prepared you…

SUCCESS MAGAZINE: 3 Ways to Spread Positivity

3 Ways to Spread Positivity Success Magazine, Shawn Achor November 3, 2016 In director Christopher Nolan’s film Inception, Leonardo DiCaprio plays a man named Cobb who uses futuristic military technology to steal people’s corporate secrets by digging into their subconscious while they sleep. Then a secretive entrepreneur named Saito hires Cobb to do something a little different:…

FORBES | Think You Can’t Change Others Or Increase Their Happiness? You Can, And Here’s How

Think You Can’t Change Others Or Increase Their Happiness? You Can, And Here’s How Forbes, Kathy Caprino November 21, 2016 In my years as a therapist, I could see clearly in my interactions with clients that how I approached them and their challenges could either make or break their day and their therapeutic progress. If we focused…

SUCCESS MAGAZINE: How to Stop Negative Emotions from Derailing Your Success

How to Stop Negative Emotions from Derailing Your Success Success Magazine, Shawn Achor September 23, 2016 Sometimes we come across obstacles in our lives that lower our overall level of happiness and disrupt our path to success—I call these mental map hijackers. A common hijacker is a negative boss who tries to drive productivity through intimidation. There are two…