If you're not aiming to have a great quality of life along with your business success, it's time to start. The reason: The happier and more positive you are in life, the more success you will achieve for yourself, your team and your clients.
"If we sugar-coat the present with our optimism, we make bad decisions for the future," says happiness researcher Shawn Achor.
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I've never followed a conventional path and that's probably my favorite thing about my life so far. I've done most things on my terms and believed early on in setting my own agenda -- even if that means making really difficult decisions.
It begins with you.
It's not the same as pleasure, says Shawn Achor. In fact, it's the opposite.
Finding a way to feel happy in the present moment of our unhappiness seems counter-intuitive, improbable, and impractical. We recoil from wanting to feel happy in the same way we recoil from having a root canal.
It is natural to want to be surrounded by positive people. If there are two people capable of doing a job, selling a product or service (or even sitting next to us) the likable person will win every time. Here are seven reasons likable people succeed:
Most people don't wake up one day and suddenly feel confident, you become confident by trying, falling down then picking
Last weekend, when I stepped onto the campus of UCLA I could feel the buzz. A line extended throughout the campus of energetic people chatting with one another they waited to enter Royce Hall.
Shawn Achor, best-selling author and happiness expert, spent 12 years at Harvard then traveled to 50 countries to research
Another way to boost your own happiness is to perform random acts of kindness for strangers. Even the smallest kind gesture
For most of us, these are not new ideas. They are simply habits we have failed to establish... until now. Make today a fresh start for you. Love yourself enough to realize you deserve a happy life filled with joy, gratitude, appreciation, and good health.
Why not consider anxiety, like pain, a habit of the mind and work on changing the habits? In James Clear's post on 4/10/14
Happiness researcher Shawn Achor explains why it doesn't matter if the glass is half-empty or half-full. As the author of
The second way to boost your happiness is to meditate, but, once again, Achor offers a fresh, practical perspective. It's