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partner/dad, author BIG POTENTIAL, BEFORE HAPPINESS, THE HAPPINESS ADVANTAGE; GoodThink Founder&CEO; Positive Psychology Researcher&Speaker |#HappinessIsAChoice

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“What you focus on grows. When we shift our thinking away from the mindset that happiness is something that happens… https://t.co/D1TdkgFoGrI love this interview with @MichelleGielan and @unmistakeablecreative The One Habit That Turns Pessimists Into Op… https://t.co/Hy1HY30jEd
12/13
2019
I believe long-term happiness is a team sport, so even though we can make individual choices, it only gets us so fa… https://t.co/uoIYhDy1sF
12/12
2019
Happy #InternationalMountainDay. It seemed a good day to remind you about the power of social support in times of c… https://t.co/GdIsFWkptM
12/11
2019
Science in support of the doubler: “Researchers captured the evidence with MRI scans of the women’s brains as they… https://t.co/A7ACcNNbx4
12/10
2019
Kindness can make us feel happier and more satisfied with life To harness the #happiness advantage today and every… https://t.co/4jvahKW4Lc
12/9
2019
An interesting addition to the discussion of happiness at work: “This is the plight of the modern knowledge worker… https://t.co/ytW18MUv3P
12/6
2019
"The 5 hidden keys to achieving success, spreading happiness, and sustaining positive change.... into a handful of… https://t.co/PyLtYhvv5k
12/5
2019
"The most successful people see adversity not as a stumbling block, but as a stepping-stone to greatness." - Check… https://t.co/rwvOXseAht
12/4
2019
Move over silly kitten videos, how about these grandmas?! Let These Grandmas Brighten Your Day With a Loving Pep… https://t.co/XpAQ4kduZC
12/3
2019
Anxious about upcoming events? Replace that worry with the “doubler” happiness habit. Reflecting on meaningful expe… https://t.co/Ya6D7JDuam
12/2
2019
“Conspicuous consumption is not absolute, it’s relative.” @SethGodinBlog offers his thoughts on spending habits. (H… https://t.co/w1eyROn0vj
11/29
2019
Happy Day of Thanks-Giving. May your day be full of #gratitude, today and every day of the year. https://t.co/zFRtUYFMS5
11/28
2019
Feel free to get up and get that second cup of water (or coffee) and build your social support network, rest your b… https://t.co/msTGt8pW03
11/26
2019
Avoid the holiday crazy and focus on happiness habits instead: - The happiest people are the most grateful. To harn… https://t.co/5BsaWGvciv
11/25
2019
It was so great to see you you all. So many positive and optimistic people in Illinois @shawnachor @MichelleGielanhttps://t.co/mrMlVciTQI
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11/23
2019
We work nearly 90,000 hours in our lifetime (!). That work should be inspiring-- @InspireCorpsCo cracked the code… https://t.co/CtHUNzfbEA“...recommended the use of “counterfacts.” These are alternate scenarios to evaluate whatever has just occurred. Fo… https://t.co/T7vYaCrLfz
11/22
2019
Sometimes people tell me I don't get it, it's easy to talk about from on the stage, but how do you put… https://t.co/pEChTPFQ0o
11/21
2019
I enjoyed this perspective: “I’m not sure if this is an intrinsic feature of digital technology, or whether this is… https://t.co/2CaynTP7fQ
11/19
2019
As the hecticness of the holidays approaches, you have a choice about whether you want to engage with the “crazines… https://t.co/DEuBO4y4yK
11/18
2019
Does it feel odd to tell others that you're practicing #happinesshabits? If so, take a queue from these innovative… https://t.co/gIxDQN2KPM
11/15
2019
“The habits you cultivate, the way you interact with coworkers, how you think about stress—all these can be managed… https://t.co/FpcTv5fc02
11/14
2019
We had a fun few days introducing Peoria Schools to #orangefrog Serious work done with a twist of orange.… https://t.co/1siqd1jBXV
Retweeted by Shawn Achor @KelleyZerfahs ran into an old friend of yours today and picked up a gift for you #D59Learns @shawnachor https://t.co/uSY7p1aKoI
Retweeted by Shawn AchorDeliberate study around @shawnachor work in @D54Supe #SSS2019 “...build a guiding coalition around why this work is… https://t.co/fizkAEljnd
Retweeted by Shawn AchorShout out to teachers/administrators @BrevardBees for taking part in a book talk using @shawnachor The Happiness A… https://t.co/LqCA61iyCI
Retweeted by Shawn AchorLakeview Staff celebrates World Kindness Day @D54Supe @shawnachor by handing out Hot Chocolate to our parents as th… https://t.co/rslFV0mw3I
Retweeted by Shawn AchorKindness begets happiness. Happy #worldkindness day. https://t.co/xbSlMMBwud“Write down three things you’re grateful for each day. This simple exercise helps rewire your brain for greater hap… https://t.co/rxd2EG3VIqHappy World Kindness Day. We are all better when we are kind to each other and ourselves. Here is a special message… https://t.co/QQ9XweTfY6
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11/13
2019
We once considered partnering to certify "happy buildings" (we didn't do it), but one of the key takeaways from tha… https://t.co/W7p2wFT53P
11/12
2019
@ShawnAchor is speaking at this rare PUBLIC EVENT in Dallas tonight. There are a handful of tickets left! https://t.co/KKFCoPKd8R
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11/11
2019
How do you define #resilience? “We imagine a Marine slogging through the mud, a boxer going one more round or a foo… https://t.co/JEWPHu9tac
11/8
2019
“The very lack of a recovery period is dramatically holding back our collective ability to be #resilient and… https://t.co/5lpUMLinmDAnother great book hits the shelves: using science, passion, & lively storytelling, Marc Brackett's new book,… https://t.co/ZyCIbMTgoZ
11/7
2019
I interviewed Jonathan for the Happiness OCourse; I'm thrilled he's put his thoughts onto the page, check out his n… https://t.co/arZhqU8kMi
11/6
2019
Are you downloading your worries before you go to sleep? You can't experience Eudaimonia (my fav definition of happ… https://t.co/sRnO17xds6Ok @shawnachor let's do this! Day 2 and I feel the same. Let's see if this thankfulness stuff has legs :)… https://t.co/BoaXHdYvYB
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11/5
2019
“Today I'm grateful because...”⠀ - Why are you grateful today? - Learn why this question matters and more about the… https://t.co/vOAxrOfkZS
11/4
2019
Are you a taker or a giver? Social connectedness is 1 of the greatest predictors of #happiness, but are you giving… https://t.co/qhj1TKfGoH
10/31
2019
“Helping others see the meaning in their personal lives and work lives does not diminish your own capacity for mean… https://t.co/FYDfdjZoel
10/30
2019
“Happiness is a choice, Happiness is an advantage, Happiness Spreads.”⠀ - Learn more about the #scienceofhappinesshttps://t.co/V7i7ofIcfT
10/28
2019
“...happiness researchers who are married to each other, share positive things about their days with one another.“I… https://t.co/yhg4ELSybk
10/25
2019
“We may not have the power to control the world, but we do have the power to DEFEND the good within it.”… https://t.co/3yMsb3GoEp
Retweeted by Shawn AchorHad a blast with the Paul Mitchell owners and Directors meeting at Newport Beach @shawnachor I’m guessing these guy… https://t.co/yHeTbs9Dfn
Retweeted by Shawn AchorOne of my all-time favorite books! @shawnachor #HappinessAdvantage https://t.co/GdjWsbwKuv
Retweeted by Shawn AchorHow do you view stress? How do you help your team experience stress? #Rethinkstress for better team bonding: “learn… https://t.co/OwaIodOu25
10/24
2019
“By denying the light of praise, we extinguish it. By bending the light toward others, we magnify it.”⠀ - To learn… https://t.co/GE8CGc5MDL
10/23
2019
Do you need to get "grounded from your phone" in order to break your phone addiction? The following article is abou… https://t.co/Vuz8XBjwAM
10/22
2019
“Investing in relationships with family and friends is the best investment in your happiness.”⠀ - What will you do… https://t.co/y0qAlqbcSR
10/21
2019
Earlier this morning I was typing out "common sense doesn't equal common action" and then saw this list from… https://t.co/f6b3TWZfgG
10/18
2019
Praise is generally seen as a positive thing, and for the most part it is.... but studies show there are some types… https://t.co/mqkj5y5QTa
10/17
2019
“If you want to change your life, you first have to construct a new reality.”⠀ - Check out my second book BEFORE HA… https://t.co/i8DEMkaXXbKindness is the new cool @shawnachor https://t.co/9EVnNfGTwp
Retweeted by Shawn AchorIf you haven't gotten the chance to read "The Orange Frog" by @shawnachor , I highly suggest it! @tmobilecareers https://t.co/BcGfvOLkHq
Retweeted by Shawn AchorA fine group of newly Orange folks representing Univ of MN Vet Med. Igniting a Positivity Revolution #VMCSparkhttps://t.co/1F7bImeaeU
Retweeted by Shawn Achor"Social support is the greatest predictor of your happiness and success." — @shawnachor
Retweeted by Shawn AchorCartoon summary of The Happiness Advantage (feat. @ShawnAchor) #eMoneySummit19 https://t.co/kSCMO9GGAL
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10/16
2019
Came upon this article that seemed helpful, as we all have frustrating moments in our day where we make a choice of… https://t.co/cdsmLxZm78
10/15
2019
“Happiness is a choice, Your behavior matters.”⠀ - Learn more about the #scienceofhappiness in The Happiness Advant… https://t.co/IKZyC7pq3L
10/14
2019
Why not celebrate #WorldMental HealthDay with a round of @Happify’s Bingo? https://t.co/A7qILJG51m https://t.co/Js4Q189W5Q
10/10
2019
Trees have feelings too! @soultravelrules brings some light on how many characteristics we share with trees -- so s… https://t.co/fKczHSUzjy
10/8
2019
Electronics may not take up much physical space, but they do mentally. This can cause high levels of frustration an… https://t.co/49fGyfEkcR
10/4
2019
"Many of us operate on autopilot." Sound familiar? If you find yourself plodding along and putting out fires today… https://t.co/Kd0xpDZueB
10/3
2019
Habits are key to positive psychology and harnessing the power of these repetitive actions is key to living a joyfu… https://t.co/F9omipS3wf
10/1
2019
“Just as the earth orbits around the sun, success obits around happiness, not the other way around.” Learn more abo… https://t.co/BoQotxIw0n
9/30
2019
Does the distress of others affect your own mood and ability to cope? “In such a highly connected world, we need to… https://t.co/jCGCM8Qsyl
9/26
2019
"To truly thrive emotionally, physically, and spiritually, we need to change our pursuit of potential in the same w… https://t.co/RRGSK7pj4z
9/25
2019
Have you given a hug today? Workplace complications aside (the study was looking at hugs between loved ones), human… https://t.co/zMSqNLnlx4
9/24
2019
How can you bring happiness to your workplace? Why not try mixing up the name tags the next time you're tasked with… https://t.co/QvN2v5B5rO
9/23
2019
What do you say to friends who aren’t happy? If “stay strong” is your go-to phrase, I’d encourage you to consider w… https://t.co/PBzTZfQ4uc
9/20
2019
"your brain, when it is positive, actually outperforms your brain significantly than when your brain is negative, n… https://t.co/edlV5cMMZE
9/19
2019
"Stressful events cause us to develop the strongest parts of ourselves." #happinessadvantage #wednesdaywisdomhttps://t.co/2UgKaz9esg
9/18
2019
What do you say to friends who aren’t happy? If “stay strong” is your go-to phrase, I'd encourage you to unpack tho… https://t.co/KHlSA3fNnz
9/17
2019
Change. When we try to fight it we feel (very) unhappy. If you’re fighting change at work (or in any aspect of your… https://t.co/A8Zd7PwuJo
9/16
2019
How are you helping to make others happier today? Great work on why it matters from @Happify https://t.co/LSZMSJsT3Q
9/13
2019
Ready to dig into #positivepsychology and #happinesshabits? Check out the @Calm Masterclass and it's free printable… https://t.co/DZYXwGUwsA
9/12
2019
"If happiness is on the opposite side of success, your brain never gets there." #happinessadvantagehttps://t.co/f6UTTNw78h
9/11
2019
“Achor’s prioritization of happiness before success was a huge realization for me. Everything, including mindset, i… https://t.co/g8tqmrVykM
9/10
2019
"Happiness is not the belief that we don’t need to change; it is the realization that we can." @shawnachor
Retweeted by Shawn AchorThank you @Mschroeder6 for reading Ripples Effect by @shawnachor to us, and daring us to smile! We LOVE having you… https://t.co/DoihCILb8e
Retweeted by Shawn AchorIn #positivepsychology, we tend to focus on habits that will help you improve your happiness, but @ndwignall offers… https://t.co/86wMwD2aFL
9/9
2019
Do you feel when you wake up each morning? How did you feel THIS morning? If you’re not content with the way you wo… https://t.co/E4scyd7XgN
9/6
2019
Technology has it's advantages, but we know that it is making us feel overwhelmed and overstimulated. So carve time… https://t.co/O0xKkMpTF8
9/5
2019
"Big Potential reminds us that it is only by surrounding ourselves with other stars are we able to truly shine."… https://t.co/LDkt1rtURZ
9/4
2019
“What is your Camino? How can changing your mindset help you to finish your last three miles?” A great question fro… https://t.co/K0fzwBucO7 @PrincipalMauger Thank you Chris. We’d love to hear more in the Happiness Archive if you have time: https://t.co/ImGLBmfedaAre you doing a kindness challenge this year? https://t.co/8nHcsZqgiE @ViaCheri @dr_poe @MannElementary @Boone_County @District54 @AaronSadoff @kriosconsulting @BCSengagementhttps://t.co/z7Zr9k8CvK#RunnersReflection - Invest time in identifying the distractors that take you away from the lifestyle & positive ha… https://t.co/BMUZzvtL86
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9/3
2019
Happy Labor Day to those of you in the United States. May it be a day full of happiness. #happinessadvantagehttps://t.co/Y1lr1k4jEzAs they say, “from the mouths of babes….” Happiness advice shared by our friends at @Happifyhttps://t.co/x98Tkd0bd1
9/2
2019
“If leaders want their people to thrive, then they need to ensure they have meaningful connections with their colle… https://t.co/oO3tenIDdP
8/30
2019
Are you ready to #rethinkstress? What would happen if you reframed the way you approached stress? Find out how you… https://t.co/yRwt3TYlbg
8/29
2019
"Happiness in not a mood, it is a work ethic." #happinessadvantage #wednesdaywisdom #happinessspreadshttps://t.co/2yHzDfccpsSo true, and I want to work on this more. https://t.co/T6Ns46Lfjz @darlingsclass @AP_Psychology @PennPosPsychCtr You made my day! I wish I knew any of this research when I was a sen… https://t.co/QUm553NAX1
8/28
2019
Thanks to David Gogichaishvili for sharing his @TEDTalks with our team and for sharing some of the #pospsych resear… https://t.co/QukbeUKikaA great example of how a perspective change can help increase happiness: https://t.co/PK4fc4Ur3Uhttps://t.co/TQmO1k8jOJ
8/26
2019

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