SUCCESS: How (and why) to Give the Perfect Gift

How (and why) to Give the Perfect Gift Success Magazine, Shawn Achor December 21, 2015 We’ve reaped phenomenal results in researching the power of giving, and the results may seem counterintuitive to the field of positive psychology. We’ve known that social connection is the greatest predictor of happiness—measured by how people rate the quality of their…

SUCCESS MAGAZINE: The Science of a Smile

The Science of a Smile Success Magazine, Shawn Achor November 2015 When people complain, their facial expressions become scrunched and anxious. When we feel threatened by a negative family member or co-worker, our faces usually reflect exactly what we are trying to reject. Want people around you to be more positive? Check your face first. Emotions…

Broadcasting Happiness at Work in News, in Life

JustGOODnews.BIZ, September 2015 Broadcasting Happiness at Work in News, in Life. Q&A with Author Michelle Gielan Can work be a happy place? Can employers make changes in the workplace to foster positive thinking and happiness and still accomplish their goals? Can work be fun? Author and journalist Michelle Gielan said all of these things are possible, and…