The Happiness Shop
THE SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS
Most people recognize that they need professional advice on how to earn, save, and invest their money. When it comes to spending that money, most people just follow their intuitions. But scientific research shows that those intuitions are often wrong.
Happy Money offers a tour of research on the science of spending, explaining how you can get more happiness for your money. Read more...
Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, then we’ll be happy. If we can just find that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will follow.
But recent discoveries in the field of positive psychology have shown that this formula is actually backward: Happiness fuels success, not the other way around. Read more...
A different kind of happiness book about realizing our innate potential for joy and ways to sustain it in our lives.
The How of Happiness is also a practical, empowering, and easy-to-follow workbook, incorporating happiness strategies, exercises in new ways of thinking, and quizzes for understanding our individuality and taking their happiness into their own hands.
#1 New York Times Bestseller
Gretchen Rubin’s year-long experiment to discover how to create true happiness.
Drawing on cutting-edge science, classical philosophy, and real-world examples, Rubin delivers an engaging, eminently relatable chronicle of transformation.
This special 10th Anniversary edition features a Conversation with Gretchen Rubin, Happiness Project Stories, a guide to creating your own happiness project, a list of dozens of free resources, and more.
A national bestseller, Authentic Happiness launched the revolutionary new science of Positive Psychology—and sparked a coast-to-coast debate on the nature of real happiness.
According to esteemed psychologist and bestselling author Martin Seligman, real, lasting happiness comes from focusing on one’s personal strengths and working with them to improve all aspects of one’s life.
Using practical exercises, brief tests, and a dynamic website program, Seligman shows readers how to identify their highest virtues and use them in new ways.
In this brilliant, witty, and accessible book, renowned Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert describes the foibles of imagination and illusions of foresight that cause each of us to misconceive our tomorrows and misestimate our satisfactions.
With penetrating insight and sparkling prose, Gilbert explains why we seem to know so little about the hearts and minds of the people we are about to become.
SPIRITUALITY & HAPPINESS
Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fifty years of exile and the soul-crushing violence of oppression. Despite their hardships—or, as they would say, because of them—they are two of the most joyful people on the planet.
In April 2015, they got together and looked back on their long lives to answer a single burning question: How do we find joy in the face of life's inevitable suffering?
Together, they reveal how to live a life brimming with joy.
A simple and accessible guide for finding and embracing happiness from one of the spiritual giants of our time.
In this book, His Holiness the Dalai Lama counsels readers to take responsibility for their thoughts and actions; to understand that our problems are of our own making and not the result circumstances or the actions of others.
He presents a path for taking charge of our lives.
Accessible, direct, and down-to-earth, this slender volume is for fans of the Dalai Lama, as well as anyone looking for an easy-to-understand guide to an authentic and joyful life.
An updated edition of a beloved classic, the original book on happiness, with new material from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Dr. Howard Cutler.
Through conversations, stories, and meditations, the Dalai Lama shows us how to defeat day-to-day anxiety, insecurity, anger, and discouragement.
After being in print for ten years, this book has touched countless lives and uplifted spirits around the world.