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Scientists and academics have spent entire careers investigating what makes people happy. But hidden in obscure scholarly journals and reports, their research is all too often inaccessible to ordinary people. At last, social scientist and psychologist David Niven, Ph.D., distills the scientific gobbledygook of over a thousand of the most comp...more
This book is full of simple, common sense suggestions. It includes groundbreaking advice such as get more sleep, eat more fruit, exercise, don't surround yourself with bad smells and be open to new ideas. Who would have thought incredibly obvious things would make me feel happier?
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However -- I thought this book was a bit fluff. It seems like they took a list of the 100 most common traits of happy people, added some statistics and then wrote some little fluffy paragraphs to go with each one.
I liked the list and the statistics, but the little stories weren't so inspir ...more
Additionally, each of these subjects gets a page or two addressing the research behind it, but there's no depth to any of it. This would've been better suited to life as a page-a-day calendar than it was an actual book.
Each to the 100 "secrets" is certainly simple. I have no problem with that - simple is good. Some of them are profound and some are trite. Each suggestion is followed by an example which are often set firmly in Dr Da ...more
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Yes, "Harry Gilman Its a man who spent his career studying people, and he knows that often what people want and need is right in front of their faces, if only they could see it." Reading this book, you can learn how to live a happy life if you just listen to your body or reaction.
Do The have a voice?
Yes, because Its not the author that is speaking. It's the characters that speaks in the stories in this book.
With his meta-analysis of happiness research, author David Niven distills the science of happiness into 100 happily bite-sized gems. Each chapter can be read in less than three minutes and contains a human-speak summary of the particular research finding, as well as advice and an example to make the finding more accessible and applicable. Even just a look at the chapter titles (including ones like: "It's Not What Happened, It's How You Think About What Happened," "Do Thing ...more
First, it gives one a good reason to stand back and take a good look at one's self. How many of these things do you do? I was happy to find that I do most of them, and also happy to find out that there are areas in which I can improve.
I liked this book because it was my first EPUB book. My wife recently got a Nook and has been downloading books from our library. This one sounded interesting, so I downloaded it to my computer. It is actually a muc ...more
Harry Gilman has spent his career studying people, and he often knows that often what people want and need is right in front of their faces. If only they could see how happy they are.
Do they have a voice of their own?
Yes they do have a voice of their, you could tell how he's trying to explain the faces on each persons face.
David^^Niven, Ph.D., is the author of the best-selling 100 Simple Secrets book series
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