Do you need a boost of happiness?
I’d like to share with you some of the best research and articles I’ve been coming across, as I continue to write my book on how to create happy, peak performance teams. (You can learn more about my talks and workshops here.)
I hope you can apply these insights to your life, starting now.
This article has so much important, relevant, practical advice about happiness.
Just one quote: “Our research simply says that whether it’s the thing that matters or the thing that doesn’t, both of them matter less than you think they will.” Learn lots more from Harvard psychology professor Dan Gilbert: “The Futile Pursuit of Happiness”
Are you spending your money on stuff? Or experiences?
How you answer this question makes a big difference in your happiness, according to researchers at Harvard. “Happy Money, The Science of Smarter Spending”
Do you have a happy marriage? A good social life? Are you divorced?
This research puts a monetary value on all of these events, and more. We can argue about what the exact numbers really are, but the concepts are profound! Read “This is What Your Relationships Are Worth in Dollars.”
Stop and think about the men in your life – whether it’s a father, brother, husband, colleague, or friend. If you care about them, you might want to listen to “The Lonely American Man” from the NPR podcast Hidden Brain. Plenty of research and stories about happiness and sadness.
One of my daily affirmations:
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