I have long pondered the relationship between happiness and success. I came across this TED talk by Shawn Achor and decided to write this post that was long outstanding.
Many people have believed, and possibly wrongly so, that in the pursuit of success, you will find happiness. “When I get that new job I will be happy.” or ” When I get that promotion I will be happy.” But in life, what we experience is only fleeting happiness when the do get the job or the promotion, or worst, what happens when we don’t get it. [Read more…]