This guy will make you happier in 12 minutes

I first watched this a while ago – maybe 6 months – and I still chuckle when I think of it. Shawn Achor talks about happiness. This is particularly interesting to me at the moment, having had a conversation with my 9 year old son about why I don’t watch the news any more. (The reason I don’t watch the news any more is because it obviously only reports a tiny percentage of what happens in the world – and obviously always the bad stuff. It’s not representative and it’s a pretty shoddy lens through which to develop a world view).

Anyway, this Ted Talk is great – I think you’ll like it too: