Happiness interview: Heidi Grant Halvorson.
For a long time, I've been fascinated by Heidi Grant Halvorson's work: she studies the science of motivation.
She has a new book out: Focus: Use Different Ways of Seeing the World for Success and Influence. It's about how to understand yourself and others better, so you can use that information to motivate yourself and the people around you. It's grounded in science, and very practical as well.
Motivation is an issue that comes up frequently when you're trying to make your life happier. How do you stick to the resolutions that you've decided to make? I was very curious to hear how Heidi would answer these questions about happiness.
Gretchen: What's a simple activity that consistently makes you happier?
Heidi: I like to take little breaks throughout the day to find something to laugh about - fortunately, the internet has made this very easy for me to do. I'll be in the middle of writing and begin to feel tired orRead More »from Happiness Becomes More and More About Being Content in Our Current Circumstances