Happiness For Dummies book cover

Happiness For Dummies

Author:
W. Doyle Gentry
Published: July 29, 2008

Overview

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.

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.

Happiness For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Happiness is an important part of life — no less than anger, sadness, and fear. But how do you know if you're happy? Are you as happy as most people? If you have lots of money or a fancy title at work, shouldn't that be enough to make you happy? Discover how balancing your life is one way to achieve overall happiness.