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📒The Myths Of Happiness ✍ Sonja Lyubomirsky
✏The Myths of Happiness Book Summary : The bestselling author of The How of Happiness reveals how to find opportunity in life’s thorniest moments Focusing on life’s biggest, messiest moments, Sonja Lyubomirsky provides readers with the clear-eyed vision they need to build the healthiest, most satisfying life. Lyubomirsky argues that we have been given false promises—myths that assure us that lifelong happiness will be attained once we hit the culturally confirmed markers of adult success. This black-and-white vision of happiness works to discourage us from recognizing the upside of any negative and limits our potential for personal growth. A corrective course on happiness and a call to regard life’s twists and turns with a more open mind, The Myths of Happiness shares practical lessons that prove we are more adaptable than we think we are. It empowers readers to look beyond their first response, sharing scientific evidence that often it is our mindset—not our circumstances—that matters most.
📒Happiness ✍ Hans J. Eysenck
✏Happiness Book Summary : What is happiness? How can you tell if you are happy? How important are love, sex, money, and family relationships? Can happiness last? Is there a blueprint for happiness? Is unhappiness a terminal illness? Is there a 'happiness gene'? This book, by one of Britain's leading psychologists, is based fairly and squarely on scientific evidence, and provides realistic insights into these questions. Michael Eysenck is Professor of Psychology at Royal Holloway University of London. He is the author of numerous academic and popular books and articles, including Mindwatching and Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook.
📒The Happiness Myth ✍ Jennifer Hecht
✏The Happiness Myth Book Summary : Jennifer Michael Hecht explodes the myths about happiness, liberating us from the message that there's only one way to care for our hearts, minds, and bodies.
📒Happy Ever After ✍ Paul Dolan
✏Happy Ever After Book Summary : 'A passionate, provocative book. It isn't just a self-help book. It is a manifesto for a better society' Sunday Times 'One of the most rigorous articulations of the new mood of acceptance...a persuasive demolition of many of our cultural stories about how we ought to live' Oliver Burkeman, Guardian Paul Dolan, the bestselling author of Happiness by Design, shows us how to escape the myth of perfection and find our own route to happiness. Be ambitious; find everlasting love; look after your health ... There are countless stories about how we ought to live our lives. These narratives can make our lives easier, and they might sometimes make us happier too. But they can also trap us and those around us. In Happy Ever After, bestselling happiness expert Professor Paul Dolan draws on a variety of studies ranging over wellbeing, inequality and discrimination to bust the common myths about our sources of happiness. He shows that there can be many unexpected paths to lasting fulfilment. Some of these might involve not going into higher education, choosing not to marry, rewarding acts rooted in self-interest and caring a little less about living forever. By freeing ourselves from the myth of the perfect life, we might each find a life worth living.
📒Security Culture ✍ Hilary Walton
✏Security Culture Book Summary : Security Culture starts from the premise that, even with good technical tools and security processes, an organisation is still vulnerable without a strong culture and a resilient set of behaviours in relation to people risk. Hilary Walton combines her research and her unique work portfolio to provide proven security culture strategies with practical advice on their implementation. And she does so across the board: from management buy-in, employee development and motivation, right through to effective metrics for security culture activities. There is still relatively little integrated and structured advice on how you can embed security in the culture of your organisation. Hilary Walton draws all the best ideas together, including a blend of psychology, risk and security, to offer a security culture interventions toolkit from which you can pick and choose as you design your security culture programme - whether in private or public settings. Applying the techniques included in Security Culture will enable you to introduce or enhance a culture in which security messages stick, employees comply with policies, security complacency is challenged, and managers and employees understand the significance of this critically important, business-as-usual, function.
📒Gross National Happiness ✍ Arthur C. Brooks
✏Gross National Happiness Book Summary : A critical study of happiness in America draws on empirical research and facts to reveal the truth about who is happy in America, who is not, and why, linking happiness to differences in social and cultural values--charity, hard work, optimism, faith, individual liberty, and hard work--and its opposition to secularism, dependence on the state to solve problems, and addiction to security. 50,000 first printing.
📒15 Minutes To Happiness ✍ Richard Nicholls
✏15 Minutes to Happiness Book Summary : FROM THE CREATOR OF THE UK'S NO.1 SELF-HELP PODCAST, WITH OVER 5 MILLION DOWNLOADS Would you like to feel happier and more fulfilled... ...but struggle to find time in your life to focus on yourself? What if, with only a few minutes each day, you could find the secret to happiness? For decades, Richard Nicholls has been helping people find happiness. Through his number one hit podcast, Motivate Yourself, and in practice as a registered psychotherapist, he specialises in offering effective solutions to real-life problems. Now, in his first book, Richard shares short, simple exercises, no longer than 15 minutes, to integrate into your day that are proven to help with happiness and wellbeing. He cuts through the myths and misconceptions created by self-help guides and looks at the science behind what works and what doesn't when it comes to making ourselves happy. Richard's innovative approach shows you exactly how the smallest of changes to our thoughts, lifestyle and interaction with others can dramatically improve your life forever. Find your happier self and be the best you can be with Richard Nicholls.
📒Infidelity ✍ Julia Hartley Moore
✏Infidelity Book Summary : Infidelity. It’s happened to millions of people around the world. We all know about infidelity when it occurs in the lives of the rich and famous – Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren, Sandra Bullock and Jesse James, Bill and Hillary Clinton – but the truth is that with every relationship and every marriage comes the possibility of infidelity. It doesn’t matter how rich, beautiful, powerful, successful or intelligent you are, infidelity doesn’t care. It occurs no matter where you live, what career path you’ve chosen, what religion you practise, what your ethnic background is. No matter what gender you are, whether you are straight, gay or bi, or what political affiliations you have, infidelity can find you. Julia Hartley Moore has experienced it too – in her own life, and also in her career as a private investigator. She has seen it all, and has become both well informed and wise about how people pursue affairs. In this new edition of her best-selling book Infidelity: exploding the myths, she identifies the telltale signs to look out for if you suspect your partner is a cheat, and what to do about it once you have confirmed it. Bursting with useful information and practical advice, Infidelity is a self-help guide as well as a reference book. It includes dozens of real-life examples from her professional work, as well as a chapter on how to have a successful affair and a chapter (by a lawyer) on your legal and financial rights. For this new edition of the book, Julia has also chosen to tell her own extraordinary story. She was in her teens, and the mother of three children, when she experienced infidelity for the first time. Four marriages later – and fifteen years after setting up her own private investigation company – she is in an ideal position to offer both personal and objective insights into a subject that fascinates everyone but also devastates those it touches.
📒Pursuit Of Happiness ✍ David G. Myers
✏Pursuit of Happiness Book Summary : Social psychologist David G. Myers has reviewed thousands of recent scientific studies conducted worldwide in search of the key to happiness. With wit and wisdom, he explodes some of the popular myths on the subject and presents specific techniques for finding true joy in living: Are most people happy? What are the inner traits of happy people? Are extroverts happier than introverts? Are men happier than women? Does religious faith promote inner peace and joy? Does well-being come with being well-off? Are happy children more likely to become happy adults? What part do friends play in personal happiness? Is age a factor in feeling happy? What can you do to improve your own sense of well-being? and much more
📒All The Money In The World ✍ Laura Vanderkam
✏All the Money in the World Book Summary : How happy would you be if you had all the money in the world? The universal lament about money is that there is never enough. We spend endless hours obsessing over our budgets and investments, trying to figure out ways to stretch every dollar. We try to follow the advice of money gurus and financial planners, then kick ourselves whenever we spend too much or save too little. For all of the stress and effort we put into every choice, why are most of us unhappy about our finances? According to Laura Vanderkam, the key is to change your perspective. Instead of looking at money as a scarce resource, consider it a tool that you can use creatively to build a better life for yourself and the people you care about. For instance, the average couple spends $5,000 on engagement and wedding rings, making these pricey purchases largely because everyone else does. But what if you decided to spend $300 on rings and apply the rest to future date nights, weekend getaways, and thinking-of-you bouquets over the next ten years? In he long run, what would bring more joy to your marriage? Likewise, will owning a home with a pristine lawn and a two-car garage—the American Dream—really make you more satisfied? Or are you saving up for this investment just because financial planners tell you it’s worth it? Vanderkam shows how each of us can figure out better ways to use what we have to build the lives we want. Drawing on the latest happiness research as well as the stories of dozens of real people, Vanderkam offers a contrarian approach that forces us to examine our own beliefs, goals, and values. Among her advice: Laugh at the Joneses: It’s human nature to compare yourself to those around you, but you can create lifestyle hat rings you personal satisfaction without copying your neighbors. Give yourself the best weekend ever: Studies show that experiences often bring more pleasure than material goods. With a little planning and creativity, you can give yourself a memorable getaway without leaving town or going broke. Embrace the selfish joy of giving: Giving back not only helps you build karma, it also helps you build a community—which is much more fulfilling than a tax deduction. All the Money in the World is a practical and inspiring guide that shows how money can buy happiness—if we spend it wisely.