A happy, positive brain is under-rated. Watching this is a highly entertaining TED is a great way to kick off your Sunday morning!
- "It's not necessarily reality that shapes us -- but [rather] the lens through which your brian views the world shapes your reality. If you can change the lens, not only can you can change your happiness, but we can change every single educational and business outcome at the same time."
- "If I know everything about your external world, I can only predict 10% of your long term happiness. 90% of your long term happiness is predicted not by the external world, but by the way your brain processes the world. And if we change our formula for happiness and success, what we can do is change the way that we can then effect reality."
- "Only 25% of job successes are predicted by IQ. 75% of job success are predicted by your optimism levels, your social support, and your ability to see stress as a challenge instead of as a threat."