CBC News: Shawn Achor’s 6 Exercises for Happiness

Ioanna Roumeliotis | CBC News, April 2015 Psychologist and best-selling author Shawn Achor has made a career studying the science of happiness. “Scientifically, happiness is a choice,” Achor says. He explains that research has shown you can rewire your brain to make yourself happy by practising simple happiness exercises every day for three weeks. Texas-born Achor’s books…

BBC Capital: Passion gone: Time to quit?

Elizabeth Garone, BBC Capital November 2014 Over the course of a year, people spend a lot of time on the job but, that doesn’t necessarily mean they like their work. The French spend an average of 1,480 hours at work annually, Americans, 1,700 hours, and Singaporeans a whopping 2,400 hours, according to the Federal Reserve…