At the moment I’m reading “The Happiness Advantage” by Shawn Achor and am so impressed by it, that the thoughts circled in my mind even while art journaling. It’s no surprise so, that two pages where inspired by this mind changing book.
The first page reminds me of the core message: ‘Not success brings happiness, but happiness leads to success’. It says, that you have to think positive about your work to be successful at work, not the other way around. Therefore it’s essential to find ways and elaborate behaviors that fuel happiness.
The second page was more a way of questioning this thesis. Foremost the statement, that you just have to think happy thoughts to become happy. But what if I can’t manage to replace the criticizing and negative thoughts? How do I do this? Don’t get me wrong, I like the book and its statements. There will be for sure another art journal page in the future inspired by it.
Caylee, Lauren, Olya, Andrea, Sophie and Vanessa
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