Written by Lauren Effron.
Many of us believe that being successful in our careers means constantly being plugged in and sacrificing our own happiness to devote all our energy to our jobs — as Rihanna would say, “Work, work, work, work, work, work.”
But Emma Seppälä, the science director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, argues that the assumption is dead wrong and that in fact we can’t have real success without some degree of fun and happiness.
Seppälä, the author of “The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success,” sat down with ABC News’ Dan Harris for his livestream podcast, “10% Happier,” to tackle this subject — a central theme in Harris’s own book with the same title, “10% Happier.”
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