Shawn Achor is the founder of Good Think, Inc., and the author of The Happiness Advantage and research that was featured on the cover of the Harvard Business Review in January 2012. In 2006 he was Head Teaching Fellow for "Positive Psychology," the most popular course at Harvard at the time. He also holds a Masters from Harvard Divinity School in Christian and Buddhist Ethics. Since 2007 he has spoken in 48 countries to audiences ranging from Wall Street bankers to students in Dubai to CEOs in Zimbabwe. Watch his TED video on the science of happiness. He's looking forward to his first PBS pledge drive lecture later in 2012 on how to increase happiness and success.
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Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.