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Read This Story and Get Happier The most popular course at Yale teaches how to be happy. We took it for you.

What habits should you form early in your career to prevent stress at work?

Stress is a growing epidemic in Britain. High pressure workplace environments, long working hours and the increased use of mobile devices can make it difficult for people to switch off. While a certain amount of pressure can be good for us – helping to motivate and get things done – excessive levels can cause our mind and body to pay the price

Our own research found that 35% of employees feel stressed very regularly at work, with a mere 6% revealing they never feel stressed. These are harrowing statistics and demonstrate the scale of the issue at hand….


Read This Story and Get Happier The most popular course at Yale teaches how to be happy. We took it for you.


Illustration by Zohar Lazar

rofessor Laurie Santos didn’t set out to create the most popular course in the history of Yale University and the most talked-about college course in America. She just wanted her students to be happy. And they certainly look happy as they file into a church — a literal church, Battell Chapel, that’s been converted to a lecture hall — on the Yale campus on a sunny April afternoon, lugging backpacks and chatting before taking their seats in the pews. They’ve just returned from a two-week spring break. The weather outside is gorgeous. Professor Santos is playing her pre-class get-pumped playlist featuring the Black-Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling,” And, let’s not forget, all of these students are currently going to Yale. What’s not to be happy…


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