Choose to Broadcast Happiness.

Create Positive Change.

Choose to Broadcast Happiness.

Create Positive Change.

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Through my research, I’ve come to understand the psychology of happiness—and how to scientifically train the brain to experience less stress and greater well-being.

Now, I want to help you inoculate yourself against stress and negativity—and feel empowered to create positive change in the world.


Read Michelle’s research in Harvard Business Review on how to prime the brain for peak performance.


Learn how Michelle can work with your organization to fuel higher engagement, performance and profitability.


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“Michelle Gielan is one of the brightest stars in positive psychology and an eloquent champion for rethinking the way we communicate – at work, in our lives, and especially in the media.”


It Pays to be Positive

New research from the fields of positive psychology and neuroscience shows that small shifts to the
way we communicate can create big ripple effects on business outcomes, including:


Recent Articles


THRIVE GLOBAL: How to Stay Informed with the News Without Getting Depressed

How to Stay Informed With the News Without Getting Depressed Thrive Global, Michelle Gielan December 23, 2016 It was painful to watch, and I had a front row seat. From my post as an anchor at CBS News, I reported on people’s pain as they lost their jobs, homes and savings. The rapid-fire coverage of these problems…

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: The Data-Driven Case for Vacation

The Data-Driven Case for Vacation Harvard Business Review, Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan July 13, 2016 Over the past three years, we have partnered with the U.S. Travel Association to more clearly understand the relationship between well-being and taking time off from work. Our hypothesis has been that without recovery periods, our ability to continue performing at…