What a Happiness Researcher Learned from His Own Struggle with Depression

Season 5 Episode 512
Aired on 06/01/2014 | CC
While positivity expert Shawn Achor appears to be one of those people who were just born happy, you may be surprised to learn that he's lived through some very dark days. For two years at Harvard, Shawn was depressed. He lost 20 pounds and constantly worried that he'd never be happy again. Watch as Shawn reflects on what he learned from that difficult experience and how he emerged from the fog.

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