The Happiness Bible : The definitive guide to sustainable wellbeing
The Happiness Bible works with the reader to explain how happiness works and evolves, where it comes from, and how it can be nurtured and maintained in order to flourish. The book introduces the principles of positive psychology, the science of happiness, and how it works to achieve happiness. It examines what happiness studies have revealed and how positive psychology exercises help to banish the "thieves of happiness". It also explores why acceptance of unhappiness is also important in our quest for joy. Tips on being kinder, getting out in nature, nurturing supportive relationships, talking back to mind chatter, cultivating gratitude, finding and savouring the good, using strengths, creating meaning and developing accurate, flexible, optimistic thinking are also included. The book is filled useful quotations that do more than just inspire but also share wisdom worthy of reflection.
1. A History of Happiness - Why It Matters
2. The Paradox of Positivity
3. Global Glee
4. Positive Psychology - The Science of Flourishing
5. Thieves of Happiness and Barriers to Wellbeing
6. Mind-Mastery - Breaking Down The Barriers to Wellbeing
7. Other People Matter - Connection, Community and Communication
8. Happy Thinking - Finding the Good and Surviving Well
9. Goals and Growth
10. Nourished by Nature
11. Find Your Forte and Go with The Flow
12. Meaning and Purpose - What Matters Most and Why
13. Finding Space and Calm in The Now
14. Vitality is Vital to Living Well
15. A Happy Life is a Compassionate, Curious and Considered Life.
- Paperback | 400 pages
- 140 x 166 x 26mm | 580g
- 03 Jan 2019
- Octopus Publishing Group
- Godsfield Press Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
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About Cheryl Rickman
"Happy Talk" by Captain Sensible was the first single Cheryl ever bought, age seven. Cheryl knew when she was eight years old that she wanted to a) help people and b) write books, so she sometimes pinches herself as she gets to write helpful how-to books for a living.
Having experienced the loss of her mother as a teenager and the loss of her father a few years ago, Cheryl now devotes her life to helping others to make the most of each moment of theirs.
As well as writing empowering books to inspire and inform, Cheryl is a qualified Positive Psychology Practitioner, Ambassador of Well-being for the Network of Well-being and contributes to Psychologies magazine and The Huffington Post, among others. Cheryl lives near Winchester, with her husband and their daughter.