About Tal Ben-Shahar, Ph.D.
Tal Ben-Shahar, Ph.D., author of The Pursuit of Perfect: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Start Living a Richer, Happier Life, is the New York Times bestselling author of Happier. He taught one of the most popular courses in Harvard's history, and he currently consults and lectures around the world to multinational organizations, the general public, and at-risk populations. He obtained his Ph.D. in organizations behavior and his B.A. in philosophy and psychology from Harvard. For more information, please visit www.talbenshahar.com. (This article is © 2009 Tal Ben-Shahar, Ph.D. and is reprinted here with permission.)