Happiness: The Nature and Nurture of Joy and Contentment
Happiness: The Nature and Nurture of Joy and Contentment by Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press at Biblio Smiles. SKU: VI-0312263333. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. What makes us happy? Is it money, a fancy car, a nice house? Or is it something less tangible, something we have no control over? Is happiness in our
But our quest for constant contentment doesn't necessarily end there. While there's nothing we can do to change our genetic makeup, there's a lot we can do to make the most of our Happiness Set Point. As kind and candid as a good friend, Lykken reveals aspects of our lives that allow us to overcome our genes, that bring us pleasure. Whether it's a faithful pet, an interesting career, or the perfect lemon meringue pie, being what Lykken calls "an epicure of experience" is the key. Furthermore, Lykken outlines the emotions that deprive us of happiness, such as fear, anger, and shyness, and the ways that we can counteract them.
With unfailing good humor and fascinating scientific research, Happiness explores the surprising truth behind our moods, and presents a new way of thinking, guaranteed to put a smile on even the most somber face.
|Manufacturer:||Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press|
|Publisher:||Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press|
|Studio:||Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press|
|Item Size:||0.73 x 8.28 x 8.28 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.72 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.46 x 0.76 x 0.76 inches|