A true story about why we sabotage ourselves, feel overwhelmed, set aside our dreams, and lack the courage to simply be ourselves... and how to start choosing happiness again! Are you happy? It may be the wrong question. Most of us think we are relatively happy, while at the same time knowing that we could be happier -- maybe even a lot happier. Ordinary people and the finest philosophers have been exploring the question of happiness for thousands of years, and theories abound. But this is not a book of theory. Resisting Happiness is a deeply personal, disarmingly transparent look at why we sabotage our own happiness and what to do about it.
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An updated edition of a beloved classic—a perfect gift for graduates—the original book on happiness, with new material from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Dr. Howard Cutler. Don't miss the Dalai Lama's newest, The Book of Joy, named one of Oprah's Favorite Things. Nearly every time you see him, he's laughing, or at least smiling. And he makes everyone else around him feel like smiling. He's the Dalai Lama, the spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet, a Nobel Prize winner, and a hugely sought-after speaker and statesman. Why is he so popular? Even after spending only a few minutes in his presence you can't help feeling happier. If you ask him if he's happy, even though he's suffered the loss of his country, the Dalai Lama will give you an unconditional yes. What's more, he'll tell you that happiness is the purpose of life, and that the very motion of our life is toward happiness. How to get there has always been the question. He's tried to answer it before, but he's never had the help of a psychiatrist to get the message across in a context we can easily understand. The Art of Happiness is the book that started the genre of happiness books, and it remains the cornerstone of the field of positive psychology. Through conversations, stories, and meditations, the Dalai Lama shows us how to defeat day-to-day anxiety, insecurity, anger, and discouragement. Together with Dr. Howard Cutler, he explores many facets of everyday life, including relationships, loss, and the pursuit of wealth, to illustrate how to ride through life's obstacles on a deep and abiding source of inner peace. Based on 2,500 years of Buddhist meditations mixed with a healthy dose of common sense, The Art of Happiness is a book that crosses the boundaries of traditions to help readers with difficulties common to all human beings. After being in print for ten years, this book has touched countless lives and uplifted spirits around the world.
The Evolving Soul is dedicated to the notion that we are all on a path of spiritual evolution and that we are meant to become highly evolved super-beings. It is not about the idea of a far-off concept such as heaven, but involves our capacity to live in a state of complete peace and harmony while living in this increasingly busy world. It is about how the Universe is teaching us to evolve every day. This book also explores the varying levels of spiritual growth through which we all progress, moving from resistance to tolerance, and eventually into full acceptance. It also examines how these varying states of evolution relate to relationships, ego, hidden issues, inner decisions, true happiness, and unconditional love. The Evolving Soul is designed as a guide toward the highly evolved path of finding true peace amidst the chaos. Through simple hands-on principles, it offers meaningful guidance toward a greater awareness of how life is trying to teach us to find this extraordinary state of being.
WE LIVE HECTIC LIVES IN A CHAOTIC WORLD. All this can lead to a confusion that fogs the mind, unsettles the soul, and leads to poor decisions. Amidst such chaos and confusion, we long to hear God’s voice with greater clarity. God wants to put things in order. He wants to rearrange our priorities. If we let him, we will be happier than we ever thought possible in this lifetime, and nally then we will come to know the peace for which we all yearn, but so few of us ever nd. Our Catholic spirituality is constantly inviting us to establish the deep roots of order in our lives, and one of the best ways I know to do that is by praying the Rosary. The Rosary works. It’s a very powerful way to pray. There is just something about it that settles our hearts and minds. It puts everything in perspective and allows us to see things as they really are. It reaches deep down into our souls and puts us at ease, creating a peace that is rare and beautiful. When I pray the Rosary, I am a better person. It makes me a better son, brother, husband, father, employer, neighbor, citizen, and member of the human family. It teaches me to slow down, calm down, let go, surrender, and listen. The Rosary teaches me how to simply be, and that is not a small or insigni cant lesson. It is the perfect prayer for busy people in a busy, noisy, confused world. But don’t take my word for it. Try it for yourself. Develop a habit of praying the Rosary, and discover the treasures of this powerful, ancient prayer.
Even if you don’t have your dream job, every day is precious and filled with opportunities. Make the Most of Your Workday challenges you to actively manage and make the most of workday possibilities and problems. With drive, determination, and optimism, it offers solutions to workday predicaments. You can take control; you don’t have to wait for leaders, people, or circumstances to change. No matter your level, situation, or dilemma, Mary shows you how to regroup, reframe, and bounce back. Make the Most of Your Workday begins with six common scenarios. Can you relate to any of the following challenges? Getting caught up in office dramas. Watching workloads increase while resources decrease. Feeling your interest, enthusiasm, and focus fade. Yearning for effective leadership. Wanting to avoid working with certain people. Feeling at the mercy of technology. Make the Most of Your Workday contains powerful strategies and tools from several key areas and combines them into a concise practical guide, from strengthening your mindset and self-awareness to identifying needs and goals, from prioritizing your time and energy to communicating effectively and managing the unexpected.
Holly runs a dating agency. Up to now she's had no need of her own services, but, convinced her relationship with her fiancé Nick has staled, she turfs him out and determines to go in pursuit of hearts-and-flowers romance, true love and the soul-mate she has convinced herself must exist. In the meantime, to get back into practice, she accepts a date with the hugely eligible Stuart. Rich, arrogant and charming, he's not her type at all, but he's her guinea pig. But Stuart rather likes Holly. And he's used to getting his own way. Much to her dismay, Holly finds Stuart won't take no for an answer and suddenly things don't look so easy. Brimming with warmth, perception and understanding, Anna Maxted once again mixes the heart-breaking with the humorous to deliver a page-turning, laugh-out-loud, emotionally satisfying read.
The Science of Growing Rich in Life is the key to the worlds greatest self help systems to grow rich, achieve success, gain influence, and master balance and harmony at a higher level. Uniqueness with a mystical touch is the fundamental goal of the personal development manuscript. Many books explain basic steps to follow your dreams, but the ideas contained in this book are suggestions that highlight pivotal secrets and strategies that should be added to your success program to develop purpose in your life. The critical features of the manuscript reveal some of the ancient knowledge of success of the masters for living in harmony with the world and universe and manifesting your desires, intentions, and objectives. Further, new methodologies are explained herein to help unlock your talents and grow a richer and fuller life. Numbered steps and clear spiritual laws are concisely illustrated that would help a reader with goals, family, relationships, careers, entrepreneurship, and bringing about a better and more well rounded career and life for themselves and those that they love. It is a practical thesis and a business-spiritual psychology to improve your lifes journey so as to live in abundance & prosperity while reaching your greatest human potential. If you enjoy books like: Science of Getting Rich by Wallace Wattles - Secret of the Ages by Robert Collier - Sermon on the Mount by Emmett Fox - Master Key System by Charles Haanel or authors such as James Allen or John Randolph Price, then you would really enjoy this book.
BENEDICT SPINOZA was a 17th-century philosopher and spiritual psychotherapist. This intellectual self-help book provides important insights from Spinoza’s system of thought in a format accessible to the general reader, as well as to those already familiar with his philosophy. By applying his method to our personal lives, we may free ourselves from bondage to our lower emotions and habitual behaviors and thus begin to enjoy the “continuous, supreme, and unending happiness” promised by Spinoza. “Those of us who came of age in the twentieth century were taught that we must adopt a crazy-making strategy of compartmentalizing our lives, putting our rational, scientific side into one corner and our psychological/spiritual side in another. The precarious state of our world is evidence enough that this approach to life is a destructive dead end. You are holding an effective alternative in your hand. The Spirit of Spinoza is a brilliant treatise that has been field-tested by Professor Neal Grossman in his own life and that of his students over decades. This book is a master stroke by a master teacher about a master philosopher. It is also delightfully dangerous, for it has the power to shift one’s life onto a new axis, where it becomes possible to blend knowledge and wisdom into an experience that can best be described, quite simply, as waking up.” —Larry Dossey, MD, author of One Mind: How Our Individual Mind Is Part of a Greater Consciousness and Why It Matters
This booklet has a pure focus on life, happiness and teaching of Islam. Its major goal is to create a bridge connection between the people’s life and mode of happiness. The writer “Shaikh Abdur-Rahman bin Nasir bin Abdullah As-Sa‘di” is renowned religious scholar with connoisseur hold on Arabic. He tries to to clarify blazing misunderstanding in the luminosity of Quran verses and Hadith of Prophet (PBUH). This book explicates the perception of Allah’s obedience and its consequent reward to enter into Paradise. This concept is packed according to ablaze questions raised by modern society. Happiness is addressed by its both temporary and permanent connotations in the general public order to understand. Darusslam Publiser contribute its effort to produce this valuable asset in English translation. Its packed content follows the writer’s ideology. - Correct Faith & Righteous Deeds, Remembrance of Allah - The supplications of the Prophet (Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him) - The Heart’s Inner Strength and Reliance on Allah - Enjoying Moments of Happiness and Remembering the Bounties During Calamities - Overlooking People’s Harms and engage in beneficial thoughts This booklet not only a beneficial channel for Muslims, but also a life belief for the rest of the community. It is ensured to provide knowledge on a wrestle free platform. You can obtain this masterpiece by Darussalam Publishers in the form of e-book.