Science Director, Stanford Compassion Center. Author, The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success.
Believes the idea that you have to sacrifice happiness now in order to get happiness later is a huge misconception. (video)
Has four science-backed tips to help you achieve your dreams including to manage your energy by staying calm and recognize the power of your mornings.
“Happiness is not the outcome of success but rather its precursor.”
Thinks self-compassion can lead to success because it increases your willpower and improves your decision making.
Believes there are six common myths about success including that you must focus on your niche and play to your strengths.
“You may recognize that you purposefully call on it by overscheduling yourself, overcommitting and waiting until the last minute to complete projects—because you depend on anxiety to fuel yourself.”
Thinks you already possess the tool you need to control your own happiness – the ability to control the state of your own mind through breathing. (video)
Suggests there are five ways email affects your brain – and none of them are good.
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