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Being Happy (Paperback) : You Don't Have to Be Perfect to Lead a Richer, Happier Life - Tal Ben-Shahar

Being Happy (Paperback)

You Don't Have to Be Perfect to Lead a Richer, Happier Life

Paperback Published: 23rd September 2010
ISBN: 9780071746618
Number Of Pages: 272

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Start living a happier and more fulfilling life-from the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Happier"

Bestselling author Tal Ben-Shahar has done it again. In "Accepting Happiness, " he not only gives us the theory, but the tools to help us learn how to accept life as it actually is instead of what it should be. By using the science of positive psychology along with acceptance, Ben-Shahar shows you how to escape the rat-race and begin living a life of serenity, happiness and fulfillment.

Using the same technique that made Happier such a great success, "Accpeting Happiness" shows you how to let go of unrealistic expectations and truly accept your emtions for a more serene life.

"Accepting Happiness: " Filled with time-ins, meditations, and exercises to be used daily Discusses happiness, self-esteem, resilience, goal-setting, mindfulness, and leadership Draws upon the latest science of positive psychology as well as philosophy, ethics, and theology

Find the practical strategies and exercises you need to get in touch with your emotions, and start living your life to the max.

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
The Theory
Accepting Failurep. 3
Accepting Emotionsp. 37
Accepting Successp. 69
Accepting Realityp. 91
Optimal Educationp. 113
Optimal Workp. 133
Optimal Lovep. 151
First Meditation: Real Changep. 169
Second Meditation: Cognitive Therapyp. 173
Third Meditation: Imperfect Advicep. 181
Fourth Meditation: A Perfect New Worldp. 187
Fifth Meditation: The Role of Sufferingp. 193
Sixth Meditation: The Platinum Rulep. 199
Seventh Meditation: Yes, but …p. 203
Eighth Meditation: The Pro-Aging Industryp. 209
Ninth Meditation: The Great Deceptionp. 215
Tenth Meditation: Knowing and Not Knowingp. 221
Conclusionp. 227
Notesp. 229
Referencesp. 234
Indexp. 241
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ISBN: 9780071746618
ISBN-10: 0071746617
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 23rd September 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1