First, Be Happy

Filed under: Personal; Author: Les Bain; Posted: August 20, 2012 at 10:35 am;

I watched an inspiring video on Ted.  The description of the video is  “We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.”

http://www.ted.com/talks/shawn_achor_the_happy_secret_to_better_work.html

If you want to be successful, first be happy.

  • Happiness leads to success; not the other way around.
  • There are practical guidelines to achieve happiness, one of which is to:  “Take two minutes to describe in a journal the most meaningful experience of the past 24 hours.”

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