The Happiness Makeover: Teach Yourself to Enjoy Every Day

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Be Happy, Stay Happy

We all want the things that we're sure will make us happy--money, success, independence, love. But when we finally get them, we can find to our surprise that we are the same miserable, moody, or just neutral people we always were. Is that just the way things are?

Luckily, no! We can teach ourselves to be happy and enjoy every day, and M.J. Ryan, bestselling author of The Power of Patience ...

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The Happiness Makeover: Teach Yourself to Enjoy Every Day

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Overview

Be Happy, Stay Happy

We all want the things that we're sure will make us happy--money, success, independence, love. But when we finally get them, we can find to our surprise that we are the same miserable, moody, or just neutral people we always were. Is that just the way things are?

Luckily, no! We can teach ourselves to be happy and enjoy every day, and M.J. Ryan, bestselling author of The Power of Patience and Attitudes of Gratitude, shows us how.

The Happiness Makeover draws on this wide-ranging knowledge and presents a plan that will help readers:

  • clear away happiness hindrances like worry, fear, envy, and grudges
  • discover happiness boosters
  • literally rewire their brains to experience contentment--even joy
  • learn to think optimistically (It really is possible!)
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Editorial Reviews

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"A wonderful blend of motivation, inspiration, and explanation, The Happiness Makeover is a recipe for enjoying today and all your tomorrows." --David Niven, PhD, author of The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People

"Happiness is at the fingertips of every person on the planet. In The Happiness Makeover, M. J. Ryan provides example after example of people learning how to choose happiness. She offers wisdom from the ages and provides practical insights and advice on how you, too, can achieve happiness right now. A fun and enlightening book." --Barry Neil Kaufman, author of Happiness Is a Choice and co-founder of the Option Institute

"M.J. Ryan is a wonderful guide for helping people learn the art and science of being truly happy. She speaks from her experience, and her vulnerability and sincerity are infectious. After reading this inspiring and informative book, you'll know the best ideas and methods for creating a delicious and delightful life." --Jonathan Robinson, author of Find Happiness Now and Communication Miracles for Couples

"While we all want to be happy, we're not always sure that we know what happiness is or how to have more if it. This wonderful book answers both questions. It's based on the wisdom of the ages, and is informative, upbeat, and a delight to read. Keep it handy." --Hal Urban, author of Life's Greatest Lessons

"This book is like happy electricity--connecting us all to our joy, which we continually forget how to access." --SARK, author/artist of Make Your Creative Dreams Real

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781573246101
  • Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
  • Publication date: 10/1/2014
  • Pages: 208

Meet the Author


M.J. Ryan is one of the creators of the New York Times bestselling Random Acts of Kindness and the author of How to Survive Change...You Didn't Ask For, The Power of Patience, and Attitudes of Gratitude, among other titles. She is a contributing editor to Health.com and Good Housekeeping and has appeared on The Today Show, CNN, and hundreds of radio programs. Visit her at www.mj-ryan.com.
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