Shawn Achor's Unexpected Definition of Happiness

Season 1 Episode 106
Aired on 10/13/2015 | CC tv-14
Pleasure isn't the only thing that brings people happiness. How do you explain the joy felt during spiritually and emotionally challenging moments, such as when your legs are burning halfway through a marathon or you cradle your 1-year-old in the middle of the night until she falls back to sleep? In the video above, best-selling author Shawn Achor offers a definition of happiness that encompasses all things that bring us deep, lasting joy.