Practical Happiness: Four Principles to Improve Your Life

Practical Happiness: Four Principles to Improve Your Life

by Pamela Gail Johnson


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Learn how to think differently about your happiness with a philosophy for creating a realistic yet joyful life.

During times of uncertainty and fear, we need to become even more aware of happy, positive feelings to help neutralize unpleasant ones—especially when these are part of a collective experience that many are feeling simultaneously. Recent studies show Americans are unhappier now than they have been in the last 50 years, and this number is only growing with pandemic worries and other obstacles. Finding happiness has become an even bigger challenge for many people, but it is possible.

Practical Happiness helps you to consider your own happiness from a different perspective. The four happiness principles that this book is based on are a philosophy for living a realistic yet happy life:
  • Happiness is personal
  • Happiness Zappers can be managed
  • Happiness changes as you change
  • Happiness is bigger than you think

These principles will help you recognize personal happiness, manage your "zappers," and become more aware of new happy moments. You will learn how to apply these principles so you can experience more and consistent happiness in real, concrete, and practical ways.

As Pamela Gail Johnson has learned since founding the Society of Happy People, happiness doesn’t happen as the result of the absence of unhappiness, stress, fear, chaos, or annoyances. Since happiness comes from the inside, a happy mindset influences your reaction to these experiences. How you manage those challenges determines their influence on your personal happiness. With the tools and tips offered in this book, you will learn how to live a happy and free life.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780757324130
Publisher: Health Communications, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/04/2022
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Pamela Gail Johnson has helped people understand, expand, and rethink their happiness mindset since 1998, when she founded the Society of Happy People at the height of the self-help movement. As a mostly happy person, Pamela asked herself, “Where are all of the happy people?” She then decided they needed their own tribe. Today there are 52K of them on Facebook, and more elsewhere.

Pamela and the Society have been featured in many national and regional magazines and newspapers, including People magazine, Newsweek, The Washington Post, The Cotsco Connection, USA Today, Prevention, Harper’s, Yoga Journal, Self, Redbook, Glamour, The Wall Street Journal, The Dallas Morning News, and The Los Angeles Times. Numerous broadcast outlets have featured Pamela and the Society, including CNN, Good Morning America, The List, local TV network affiliates around the country, and radio stations nationwide. Pamela’s work with the Society has also been covered by The Associated Press.

The Society has been featured in several books, including 365 Health and Happiness Boosters by M.J. Ryan, Live Your Passion by Scott Trudo, Think You’re The Only One? by Seth Brown, Voices of Truth by Nina L. Diamond, and Chase’s Calendar of Events, as well as the Every Day’s A Holiday calendar.

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