Happy Brain Science is hiring a Happiness Coordinator!

We are hiring! I’m delighted to announce that we are hiring a full time (or almost full time) Happiness Coordinator to work in our Portland, Oregon office. Some information is below, but for all the details and to apply, please visit http://bit.ly/ApplyHappy. (Please do not contact us via other means; you will hurt, not help your chances read more…

[Video] How to Deal with a Negative Coworker

Negative Coworker

How to deal with a very negative coworker is one of the most common questions we get in workshops, and it’s one of the toughest questions to answer because people are complex.

3 Ways to Choose Misery at Work

Woman experiencing unhappiness.

3 ways to make yourself unhappy at work. We accidentally choose unhappiness because we don’t know any better. This article aims to help you know better.

New mastermind coaching group: Leading for Happiness

Happy Brain Science is offering a mastermind coaching group focused on leading for happy and engaged employees. The mastermind group will be facilitated by CEO and Coach Scott Crabtree. The group will include online training and meetings, in-person opportunities, a one-on-one coaching session with Scott, and access for you and your colleagues to our happiness e-course.  Please read more and read more…

Every Tuesday Should Be Giving Tuesday!

It’s Better to Give Than Receive We often hear “It’s better to give than receive”. Science backs this up; giving is win/win! For example, one study is titled Spending on Others Promotes Happiness. The abstract concludes “Finally, participants who were randomly assigned to spend money on others experienced greater happiness than those assigned to spend money read more…

[Video] Is Attitude Contagious?


Attitude, mood, and even behaviors are contagious at work. We are strongly influenced by each other. When you are around your colleagues, you’re influenced by their attitude and behavior.

3 Ways to Befriend Your Fear

Boo! Is fear working for you, against you, or both? Today is Halloween in much of the western world. The holiday is a reminder that sometimes we enjoy ‘negative’ emotions such as fear. Sometimes, in fact, we pay good money to be scared, whether by a horror movie, haunted house, or dark video game. Can Fear read more…