09/09/2013 11:08 am ET Updated Nov 09, 2013

12 Happiness Myths -- Debunked


A few things -- like chocolate, chick flicks, and clean sheets -- are almost guaranteed to boost your mood. But when it comes to achieving true happiness, there are a ton of misconceptions. Shawn Achor, author of the upcoming book "Before Happiness: The 5 Hidden Keys to Achieving Success, Spreading Happiness, and Sustaining Positive Change," clears up some of the most common myths about finding bliss. 

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