You Can Be Happy No Matter What: Five Principles for Keeping Life in Perspective

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New World Library, 1999 - Self-Help - 165 pages
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Bestselling psychologist Richard Carlson offers a plan for happiness (based on five principles of Thought, Mood, Separate Realities, Feelings, and the Present Moment) that helps readers discover a new mode of living that focuses on everyday joy and inner contentment.

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User Review  - realbigcat - LibraryThing

To good to be true. I've read a lot of what I can "self-help" books and this is not one of the better ones. The book repeats itself many times over to fill in the pages. This books says to control ... Read full review

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This is a very good book for someone who is very unhappy with themselves. It really helps someone get back on track and to be happy. Read full review

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Six Relationships
85
seven Stress
107
EIGHT Solving Problems
123
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Author and psychotherapist Richard Carlson was born on May 16, 1961 and grew up in Piedmont, California. He received his undergraduate degree from Pepperdine University, his Ph.D. in psychology from Sierra University, and an honorary law degree from Pepperdine University. Before becoming a full-time author, he was a psychotherapist in private practice. His wrote 30 books that deal with psychological and spiritual health, including the Don't Sweat the Small Stuff series. He was a supporter of the National Center for Family Literacy. He died of cardiac arrest on December 13, 2006.

Wayne W. Dyer was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 10, 1940. His father left the family when Dyer was a toddler, and his mother placed him in foster care until he was about 10. After serving four years in the Navy, he received a bachelor's degree in history and philosophy, a master's degree in psychology, and a Ph.D. in counseling from Wayne State University. He worked as a high school guidance counselor and a psychologist before becoming a motivational speaker and writer. His first book, Your Erroneous Zones: Step-by-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life, was published in 1976. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 30 books including Manifest Your Destiny: Nine Spiritual Principles for Getting Everything You Want, Wisdom of the Ages, There's a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem, 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace, The Power of Intention, Stop the Excuses!: How to Change Lifelong Thoughts, Change Your Thoughts - Change Your Life, Excuses Begone, Wishes Fulfilled, and I Can See Clearly Now. He died of a heart attack on August 29, 2015 at the age of 75.

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