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Happier : learn the secrets to daily joy and lasting fulfillment /

by Ben-Shahar, Tal.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2007Description: xvi, 192 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780071492393 (alk. paper); 0071492399.Subject(s): Happiness
Contents:
The question of happiness -- Reconciling present and future -- Happiness explained -- The ultimate currency -- Setting goals -- Happiness in education -- Happiness in the workplace -- Happiness in relationships -- First meditation: self-interest and benevolence -- Second meditation: happiness boosters -- Third meditation: beyond the temporary high -- Fourth meditation: letting our light shine -- Fifth meditation: imagine -- Sixth meditation: take your time -- Seventh meditation: the happiness revolution -- Conclusion: here and now.
Summary: Grounded in the revolutionary 'positive psychology' movement, the author combines scientific studies, scholarly research, self-help advice, and spiritual enlightenment. He weaves them together into a set of principles applicable to daily life. List(s) this item appears in: Wellbeing collection
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-184) and index.

The question of happiness -- Reconciling present and future -- Happiness explained -- The ultimate currency -- Setting goals -- Happiness in education -- Happiness in the workplace -- Happiness in relationships -- First meditation: self-interest and benevolence -- Second meditation: happiness boosters -- Third meditation: beyond the temporary high -- Fourth meditation: letting our light shine -- Fifth meditation: imagine -- Sixth meditation: take your time -- Seventh meditation: the happiness revolution -- Conclusion: here and now.

Grounded in the revolutionary 'positive psychology' movement, the author combines scientific studies, scholarly research, self-help advice, and spiritual enlightenment. He weaves them together into a set of principles applicable to daily life.

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