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Learning To Be Happy Is "No Different Than Learning The Violin"

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Richard Davidson interview by Huffington Post Live at World Economic Forum

Center Founder Richard Davidson discusses the importance of being mindful, especially in the workplace, and how happiness is a skill that can be continually developed.

"I talk about happiness as a skill. It's actually something that can be cultivated. Everything we've learned about the brain suggests it's no different than learning the violin... if you practice, you'll get better at it."

Richard Davidson