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Happiness is a choice

Shawn Achor, best-selling author and happiness expert, spent 12 years at Harvard then traveled to 50 countries to research positive psychology. Join Shawn and learn to choose happiness for yourself, then multiply it.

In Part One, you will master the skill of happiness in your own life.

In Part Two, you will spread happiness to your family, community, and co-workers.

Plant the seed of positive change that will transform your life and the world around you.

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Part 2 $59.99 Buy Now
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Part 1

21 Days to a Happier Life

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Take the "How Happy Are You" Assessment

Self-assessment designed by Shawn Achor to help you understand your own happiness personality. This will become the starting point of your happiness re-charge.

Practice Powerful Positive Daily Habits

Powerful, positive and practical happiness habits that build joy -- in less than 5 minutes everyday. The cumulative effect will build a wide and deep foundation for happiness.

Make a Happy Hour Ritual

This isn't about margaritas, but in the most practical terms, you will learn how to create an hour to recharge, rejuvenate and revitalize your mindset and joy in a way that trans-forms your entire week.

Create Your Personal Happiness Formula

Exercises that will help you identify and embrace what this 21-day experience has revealed to you. As you share your happiness formula with the one person in your life most crucial to your happiness, you solidify the happiness you've built.

Part 2

21 Days to Inspire Happiness Around You

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Practice Your Daily Triple Act of Kindness

With Shawn as your coach, you commit to test the effect of planting the seeds of happiness in others, by reaching out with his proven WRITE. SMILE. SPEAK. series of exercises, designed to shift and engage.

Inspire Positive Change as a Leader

Learn to bring happiness to your workplace, school or home. You'll learn to help your closest ties find optimism and positive energy.

Bond Together at the Happiness Bootcamp

Adversity, stress and trial do not tear down happiness, they make it stronger. Learn how to bond people together, increase social connection and create shared and meaningful narratives with others.

Share with Your Happiness Connection Team

Every week you will gather with a few close friends or colleagues to form a Happi-ness Connection Team. You will end the course with a bold random act of kind-ness. You will also have the ability to share your experiences online with your classmates from around the world, in a massive Happiness discussion that will continue to spread.

Establish a Social Happy Hour

The greatest predictor of happiness is the breadth, depth and meaning in your relationships. Shawn will help you design an hour to really go deep with 2-3 people to create a source of meaning and connection that will last well beyond the 21 days.

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Happiness is a choice, but most importantly, happiness can be taught. Join best-selling author Shawn Achor as he teaches you how to choose happiness for yourself, then multiply it by spreading positivity and optimism to others in this transformational two-part online course.

In Part One, 21 Days to a Happier Life, Shawn begins with an enlightening assessment of your own unique "happiness personality". He coaches you through a series of 5-minute daily happiness habits, assignments to lower stress and retrain your mind for positivity, live interactive Q&A sessions and more, all designed to help you easily master the "skill" of happiness.

In Part Two, 21 Days to Inspire Happiness Around You, Shawn guides you to expand your power to create positive changes in your family, co-workers, friends and even friends of friends. The latest scientific research tells us that they can become happier, and that your happy habits can help them do it. Learn to shine your inner light - and brighten it - by planting seeds of happiness that are proven to transform the world around you.

Happiness doesn’t have to be hard, and with Shawn as your guide you to will become a Happiness Leader at home, at work, and in every area of your life.

You can take either Part 1 or Part 2 of the course, or take the full two-part online course with Shawn to begin to find more happiness within yourself and to share it with others around you.

FAQ

FAQ
Q. What is the 21 Days to Happiness course description?
A. "If you've ever thought that people are either born happy or they're not, think again.

Happiness is a choice, but most importantly, happiness can be taught. Join Harvard University professor and best-selling author Shawn Achor as he teaches you how to choose happiness for yourself, then multiply it by spreading positivity and optimism to others in this transformational two-part online course.

In Part One, 21 Days to a Happier Life, Shawn begins with an enlightening assessment of your own unique “happiness personality”. He coaches you through a series of 5-minute daily happiness habits, exercises to help you carve out a weekly “Happy Hour,” assignments to lower stress and retrain your mind for positivity, live interactive Q&A sessions and more, all designed to help you easily master the “skill” of happiness.

Once you've unlocked happiness within yourself, it's time to expand that happiness to include everyone else in your world – family, friends and colleagues struggling with negativity. Do you believe that people can change? The latest scientific research tells us that they can become happier, and that your happy habits can help them do it. In Part Two, 21 Days to Inspire Happiness Around You, Shawn guides you to expand your power to create positive changes in your family, co-workers, friends and even friends of friends. Learn to shine your inner light– and brighten it – by planting seeds of happiness that are proven to transform the world around you.

Happiness doesn’t have to be hard, and with Shawn as your guide you to will become a Happiness Leader at home, at work, with family, with friends, and in every area of your life."

Q. What is the week-by-week course outline?
A. "Part 1

Week 1: Happiness is a Choice

Week 2: Train the body train the Brain

Week 3: Practice Makes Perfect

Part 2

Week 1: How to Make Happy Speak Louder than Sad

Week 2: Change the game; Let Happiness Rule

WEEK 3: Stay afloat and start a positive flood of change

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Q. What is the Community Board?
A. You will be able to connect with other students in the course and share your happiness connections as part of the 21 day course.

Q. How much is the OCourse?
A. "The special introductory price for Shawn Achor’s two-part online course are:

Part One: $59.99

Part Two: $59.99

Part One and Two: $99.99

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Q. How can I pay for the OCourse?
A. You can pay for the OCourse with Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover and PayPal.

Q. What are the recommended materials for the course?
A. "New York Times best-selling book The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor is recommended to participate in the course. If you do not already have Shawn’s books, you can purchase them at one of the following online retailers (or you can look for it at your local bookstore):

• Amazon
• Apple
• Barnes and Noble
• IndieBound
• Google Play

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Q. Is the course available worldwide?
A. Yes. It’s easy to register and participate from anywhere in the world!

Q. Can I get a refund?
A. We offer full refunds for the OCourse up until 7 days after your purchase date.

Q. About Shawn Achor:
A. After spending twelve years at Harvard University, Shawn Achor has become one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. His research on happiness made the cover of Harvard Business Review, his TED talk is one of the most popular of all time with over 9 million views, and his lecture airing on PBS has been seen by millions. Shawn has worked with over a third of the Fortune 100 companies, and lectured in more than 50 countries speaking to CEOs in China, senior leaders at the Pentagon, schoolchildren in South Africa, and farmers in Zimbabwe. His Happiness Advantage training is the largest and most successful positive psychology corporate training program to date in the world. Shawn is the author of New York Times best-selling books The Happiness Advantage (2010) and Before Happiness (2013), as well as Ripple’s Effect and The Orange Frog. Shawn was published in the top psychology journal last year for the work he did at UBS in partnership with Yale University to create a more effective stress training. And he recently did a two-hour interview with Oprah at her house discussing happiness research and perception of success.

Q. How can I give the course as a gift?
A. Click here to give the course as a gift. You will enter the recipient’s information as well as your information for billing.

Q. What if I’m having trouble logging in?
A. "You will need to log in with the same username or email and password that you used when you registered for the course. Please be sure to use the same method you signed up with (either Facebook or your Oprah.com member information) that you used to register for the course.
If you forgot how you signed up for the course, you can always look at your welcome email that will have either the username or email associated with your Oprah.com member account or the email address associated with your Facebook account.
If you forgot your Oprah.com account password, simply click the “Forgot Password” link on the sign in page to reset your password. If your forgot your Facebook account password, simply click the “Connect With Facebook” button, and then the link that says “Forgot Your Password?” to reset it.

IMPORTANT! Once you reset your password, keep a record of your login information so you can easily access the course.

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Q. What if I have additional questions about the OCourse?
A. If you can't find the answer to your question in this FAQ, please email us at Happinessocourse@oprah.com.

Q. What if I have billing questions after I’ve registered for the Course?
A. If you have specific billing questions once you have already registered for the course, please email us at Happinessocourse@oprah.com