Little Book of Happiness

The Little Book of Happiness: Simple Practices for a Good Life

What is happiness? Why does happiness matter? What can we do to be happier? 

In this beautifully illustrated little book, Positive Psychology expert Miriam Akhtar MAPP introduces us to the key ingredients of a well-lived and fulfilling life. Bursting with practical, accessible tools and easy-to-follow exercises, The Little Book of Happiness offers readers invaluable advice on how to create the best conditions for a happy life, well lived.

Drawing on her extensive knowledge of the science of happiness, Miriam shares 12 evidence-based Happiness Habits and the key practices that will help us obtain and sustain happiness in our daily lives – such as connecting with others, practising gratitude spending time in nature, being mindful, savouring the moment and generating positive emotions.

  •   Introduction
  •   What is Happiness
  •   The Benefits of Happiness
  •   The Barriers to Happiness
  •   Happiness is a Practice
  •   The 12 Happiness Habits
  1.   Learn to play
  2.   Express gratitude
  3.   Savour the positive
  4.   Harness your strengths
  5.   Live with meaning
  6.   Learn optimism
  7.   Value relationships
  8.   Practise kindness
  9.   Get physical
  10.   Turn to nature
  11.   Practise mindfulness
  12.   Strive for Success

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