What would happen if we talked about a different type of news story?
Begin each conversation with a "power lead," says one positive psychology researcher.
But just three minutes of negative news leaves you 27 percent more likely to have a bad day.
In her new book "Broadcasting Happiness," Michelle Gielan explains why we need more positive communication in our personal lives and in the news media. We discuss how Gielan's approach complements our #WhatsWorking initiative at HuffPost.
From the moment I started reading Broadcasting Happiness, I was filled with questions about the concepts and ideas Michelle was sharing. I was delighted to have the chance to ask her a few questions about new book, below. Thank you so much, Michelle, for your time!
Studies are finding happier employees are more creative, more engaged, more productive and more likely to be promoted. They're also less likely to experience symptoms of fatigue.