The ONE THING that will INCREASE your happiness this year!

The ONE THING that will INCREASE your happiness this year!

via by Marcel Schwantes

Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field’s body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want to experience its psychological, physical, and social benefits, we need to train our brain to the “positive.” This can only be done through intentional action and choice. Yes, every day.

Shawn Achor, one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success, said this in his viral TED talk:

What we’re finding it that It’s not necessarily reality which shapes us, it’s the lens through which your brain views the world that shapes your reality, and if we can change the lens not only can we change your happiness we can change ever single educational and business outcome at the same time.

90 percent of your long-term happiness is predicted not by the external world, but by the way your brain processes the world. And if we change it, if we change our formula for happiness and success, we can change the way that we can then affect reality.

Do you work in a challenging and not so civil setting? Is conflict among teams high? Are people not appreciated for their work? What if we could employ simple, but rare, workplace practices to help shift how our brain processes and views the immediate world around us, so we’re happier and more productive?

…interested? Keep reading the full & original article HERE