John Stanton

John Stanton is the co-founder of Chōsen. He is a life-long learner and adventurer who actively seeks new physical, mental and emotional challenges on his journey of self-discovery. He leads the Chōsen mentor program with a focus on the mind-body connection, utilizing developmental and flow-state psychology concepts he researched and practiced academically and now implements with the rest of the Chōsen Wellbeing Architect team. Before Chōsen, John ran his own clean-technology venture capital firm with Chōsen co-founder Robin Connelley. The two met at the University of Oxford during matriculation for their master’s degrees in business administration. His passion is to empower innovators across all sectors as they shift their mindset from one of success to significance.

Your Brain on Gratitude: The Science of Gratitude

Next time you're having a terrible day, we invite you to spend 5 minutes with a pen and paper and write down something that you are grateful to have today that you didn’t have a year ago. Then, write about three good things that have happened to you over...