“Happier Now will feed your soul and nourish your mind. Expect inspiration, practical advice, and greater confidence that true, lasting happiness is within reach.” Elena Brower, author of Practice You
Do you find yourself stuck in the “I’ll be happy when . . .” trap, believing that achievements or big life changes are what will bring you lasting happiness?
In Happier Now, nationally recognized emotional health expert Nataly Kogan shares her lifelong struggle of searching for the elusive “big happy” to how she finally made the essential mindset shifts that allowed her to live with more self-compassion, joy, and meaning.
Nataly redefines happiness as a skill that anyone can cultivate. She shares a wealth of simple, science-backed practicesused successfully by more than a million peopleso you can experience more joy in ordinary moments and greater resilience when times get tough.
Nataly’s approach is grounded and practical. You won’t be asked to make difficult, time-consuming changes or gloss over life’s very real challenges. Rather, you’ll learn five core skillsand the science behind themso you can feel more joy and less stress in your daily life.
- 3 mindset shifts to make happiness and emotional health a reality
- Why happiness doesn’t mean being positive all the time
- Research and tips to help you practice self-compassion
- Daily Anchorsa custom set of practices to help you cultivate joy daily
- The 5-Minute Happier Workoutfor whenever you need a boost
- Strengthen your “emotional immune system”develop resilience for when times are tough
Filled with accessible, science-based exercises and inspiring stories, Happier Now will help you bring more happiness and meaning into your life, beginning today.
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About the Author
Nataly is a sought-after keynote speaker and has appeared in hundreds of media outlets, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, TEDxBoston, SXSW, The Harvard Women’s Leadership Conference, and The Dr. Oz Show. She is a self-taught abstract artist and a devoted yogi. Nataly lives with her husband Avi and daughter Mia outside of Boston, although Nataly will always be a New Yorker at heart. For more, visit happier.com.
Table of Contents
Part 1 The Journey to Happier
Chapter 1 I'll Be Happy When 3
Chapter 2 Gratitude to the Rescue 17
Chapter 3 The Breaking Point 31
Chapter 4 It's Okay to Be Not Okay 45
Part 2 Cultivating Your Happier Skills
Chapter 5 Developing Your Happier Practice 63
Chapter 6 Acceptance 81
Chapter 7 Gratitude 107
Chapter 8 Intentional Kindness 129
Chapter 9 The Bigger Why 157
Chapter 10 Self-Care 179
Chapter 11 Becoming a Force of Good in the World 207
Epilogue A Letter to My Daughter 217
Select Bibliography 225
About the Author 227