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Happiness for Dummies

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by W. Doyle Gentry
     
 

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Now, you can find the happiness you want and live “the good life” you deserve by applying the helpful information in Happiness For Dummies, the ultimate guide to achieving bliss!   You’ll discover proven techniques for living a meaningful, healthy, and productive life no matter what your life circumstances happen to be. Positive

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Now, you can find the happiness you want and live “the good life” you deserve by applying the helpful information in Happiness For Dummies, the ultimate guide to achieving bliss!   You’ll discover proven techniques for living a meaningful, healthy, and productive life no matter what your life circumstances happen to be. Positive concepts and techniques will help you change key behaviors, foster good habits, and be in sync with your surroundings.

This helpful guide will give you the chance to assess your happiness and understand what it means to be happy at each stage of self-actualization. You’ll learn why having positive emotions can improve your health and well-being. And, you will find out what happiness isn’t and how to avoid confusing happiness with culturally valued outcomes like wealth, power, and success. Pursue what you want, seize the day, find benefits in life’s challenges, and live a coherent lifestyle. Find out how to:

  • Assess your current capacity for happiness
  • Live the life that you want
  • Overcome common obstacles to happiness
  • Identify your strengths and virtues
  • Improve your emotional and spiritual life
  • Create meaningful social ties and learn to be alone
  • Find the silver lining

Complete with lists of ten ways to raise a happy child, ten common roadblocks to happiness, and ten personal habits to foster happiness, Happiness For Dummies is your one-stop, easy-to-follow guide to being happy and living your best life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470281710
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/04/2008
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
860,469
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

W. Doyle Gentry, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, a distinguished Fellow in the American Psychological Association, and the Founding Editor of the Journal of Behavioral Medicine.

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