365 Health and Happiness Boosters

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Conari Press, Jun 1, 2010 - Self-Help - 392 pages
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We all want to be happy, but according to research, two-thirds of us don't know how to be happy. Most of us think happiness resides in the things we don't have: the dream house, the perfect mate, the ideal job, the supermodel's body. As proof that possessions don't, in fact, increase the happiness quotient, a study conducted in 1957 and 1992 asked people whether they were happy with what they had in life. In both polls, roughly 30 percent said yes, despite the fact that the standard of living had increased dramatically over the years. This book rests on the assumption that you can be happier, no matter who you are or what your challenges. Rather than delivering abstract theory, it offers 365 concrete things to do, to try, or to reflect on, in order to experience happiness. Some are attitudes that we can change to create more happiness overall in our lives; others are specific things we can do to lift our spirits in the moment; still others are behaviorial modifications or nutritional supplements we can try. And while some are lighthearted and others quite serious, they all will have a positive effect on your mind, body, and spirit.

 

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365 Health and Happiness Boosters by M. J. Ryan This wonderful collection of meditations, insights, and great ideas is set up in such a way that you can have a fantastic little gem of spiritual wisdom ... Read full review

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Contents

A Little Course in Happiness
1
January
7
February
38
March
66
April
97
May
127
June
158
July
188
September
250
October
280
November
311
December
341
Index
373
About the Author
381
To Our Readers
383
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384

August
219

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M.J. Ryan is one of the creators of the New York Times bestselling Random Acts of Kindness and the author of The Power of Patience, The Happiness Makeover, and Attitudes of Gratitude, among other titles. There are more than 1.75 million copies of her titles in print. 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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