The happy secret to better work
By Shawn Achor
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We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backward?

In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually, happiness inspires productivity.

This 12-minute talk from positive psychologist Shawn Achor is extremely popular because of Achor’s use of humor throughout. In the talk, Achor starts out by discussing a story from his childhood involving his little sister, which underlines the importance of seeing the positive side of everything.

By the end of the talk, Achor has laid out a plan for everyone to rewire their brains to recognize the positive before the negative, starting with recognizing things they are grateful for. This funny, actionable talk is a must-watch. (source TED Talks & Positive Psychology)