TED Talk of the Week: Shawn Achor, The Happy Secret To Better Work
It’s International Day of Happiness! Here’s a golden nugget of a TED Talk from Shawn Achor. Reverse the formula, be positive, and be happier at work.
Why is happiness still a dirty word at work?
I was lucky enough to attend a talk by Tal Ben Shahar recently, put on by the folks from Action from Happiness. Having read his book Happier a few years ago, it was great to see the man himself in action. I’d highly recommend reading Happier, which looks at the science of happiness…. What really […]
Recognising Random Acts of Kindness
The concept of actively improving happiness is becoming a major talking point, with organisations such as Action for Happiness striving to make the world a happier place. Following World Happiness Day in March, it really does seem as though people are starting to take happiness seriously. This week, I’ve seen Facebook friends sharing 3 positive […]
Happiness & Health: Making Positive Changes
As many of you know, runners from all over the world flocked to Sussex today for the famous Brighton Marathon. I took a stroll along the seafront today, cheered on a few of the runners and watched in awe as people crossed the finish line. It’s a huge achievement, isn’t it? Imagine spotting the finish line […]
What does happiness mean to you?
On Thursday 20th March 2014, the world came together in celebration of International Day of Happiness. What did you do on the day…and what does happiness mean to you? Last week, people from all over the globe shared their happy photos and experiences via Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites, using the […]