The Pursuit of Happiness Begins in the Brain
MARCH 25, 2017
As learning professionals, we must care about happiness, because a happy brain is more receptive to learning and changing behavior. An unhappy brain goes into “ fight or flight ” mode, making it resistant to new ideas. Aristotle said that “Happiness depends on ourselves,” and today we know that our plastic brain is constantly changing, giving us a never-ending opportunity to choose a happier life. Give your brain some oxytocin – by giving to someone else.