How We Choose to be Happy: The 9 Choices of Extremely Happy People-- Their Secrets, Their Stories

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Feb 1, 2000 - Self-Help - 227 pages
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Who among us is truly happy? And more importantly -- how did they get that way?

What are the secrets of happiness? Which traits or habits do happy people share? This book, combining personal narratives with scientific research, reveals the nine choices that truly happy people make -- and explains how such joy-producing principles as intention, accountability, appreciation and truthfulness can be applied in our daily lives to help us join their ranks.

Readers will meet happy people of various ages, backgrounds, and walks of life -- from a corporate manager balancing career and family to a Holocaust survivor to a cafeteria worker struggling to make ends meet -- and, using the self-assessment tools and practical suggestions in this book, will discover new ways to find genuine happiness for themselves.

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required reading for work, wellness discount for insurance, but surprisingly insightful to me, triggered several moments of reflection and thought. Read full review

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recommended by a friend of mine and I am enjoying it quite a bit. There are very specific suggestions and ideas. Thought provoking and helpful Read full review

Contents

Intention
19
Accountability
45
Chapter 3
65
Copyright

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Rick Foster and Greg Hicks are sought-after speakers and trainers who have transformed thousands of lives with their model of happiness in major corporations, universities, and medical centers including G.E., Wells Fargo, and the Mayo Clinic. Based in the San Francisco area, they have been featured in national television, radio, and in the press.

Rick Foster and Greg Hicks are sought-after speakers and corporate trainers who work with major corporations, universities, and medical centers and have introduced the aBrilliant Healtha model to more than 10,000 doctors and nurses around the country. Jen Seda, M.D., is an expert in the biochemistry of mind-body medicine, specializing in the psychological factors that affect health and immune function.

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