You should be happy

Shawn Achor has studied happiness during many years at Harvard University, in this TED presentation he explains why happiness is the key for a successful life. *no matter what’s your definition of success.

”If I work harder I will be more successful and then I will be happy”, that’s how we think; however,  the problem is that we always want more, so we are never satisfied with our achievements. What the author says is pretty simple: Get happy first and then you will become successful:

And then what happens when we are positive:

  • Intelligence rises
  • Creativity rises
  • Energy level rises

In the video he lists activities that can help you increase your level of happiness