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The Happiness Advantage

Shawn Achor

5 mins

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The Happiness Advantage turns the tables on happiness by proving that it's a tool for success, not the result of it, and provides us with actionable principles we can use to increase both.


The Happiness Advantage

The Happiness Advantage

by Shawn Achor


Shawn Achor is one of the youngest happiness researchers out there. His theory about how to use the butterfly effect to your advantage has led him to become recognized as an expert all over the world. His Ted Talk is one of the most viewed of all times. Through scientific research and psychology, he lets you in on the secrets of your mind, so you can finally embrace life's possibilities and live to the fullest.

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I could care less about whether it's half full, or half empty - as long as I can fill it up.

- Shawn Achor

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