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The Happiness Advantage

Recently, I was watching top rated Ted Talks, and I came across Shawn Achor’s “The Happy Secret to Better Work.” In his speech, he talked about the reversal of our happiness formula. The formula most individuals try to follow is: Work Hard + Become Successful = Be Happy Unfortunately, it doesn’t work like that. Instead, the success goal post keeps getting pushed further and further. Once you achieve something, instead of becoming happy, you set a new goal. Shawn Achor’s answer to this broken formula is the Happiness Advantage, or the positive psychology that states happiness is the precursor to success that fuels performance and achievement. In his book “The Happiness Advantage,” he outlines

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