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Rich in Happiness

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Do you want to be happy everyday for the rest of your life? Have the life you always wanted. RICH IN HAPPINESS contains secrets that can make your dream come true. It is simply a matter of knowing seven proven steps. Rich in Happiness is interwoven with inspiring anecdotes, cross-cultural wisdom of the ages, recent discoveries by leading scientists, and enlightening humor. ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published October 15th 2014 by Bopyo Press (first published October 10th 2014)
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Cary Litee
Sep 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
What outrageous insight! I read many books on this subject. Frankly, most of them are somewhat informative but boring. "Rich in Happiness" is different. It is loaded with fresh insights and fascinating research and it is also a hoot to read; I found myself giggling and laughing out loud as I read the book. It is a fun read for sure, and life changing.

Where do you learn about happiness these days? School? No! Too busy memorizing irrelevant dates. Parents? Possibly, but not likely. At work? That i
Oct 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: self-help
I enjoyed my recent excursion into the self-help genre with Alex J. Kim's Rich in Happiness: 7 Steps to Living Happily for the Rest of Your Life. The book is well-written, easy to follow, witty and full of excellent advice. It is well-illustrated with entertaining artwork and I like how the author incorporated Chinese Proverbs and quotes into his work.
An excellent book full of useful advice and recommendations, I would certainly recommend this book to my friends and family. A definite 5-star r
Oct 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I won this book in an ARC giveaway and wasn't sure what to expect. However, I was pleasantly surprised! I took notes as I read and by the end had a nice list of quotes, tips, and other tidbits that I plan to revisit again and again. Many of the tips seem obvious if you think about them, but this book gave me some necessary reminders about my priorities and the dangers of needless worrying. I also loved the cute comics and anecdotes throughout the book. Those and the short chapters made it a quic ...more
Jason Schneeberger
Oct 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
First off, I’m not one to usually read self help books, but after winning this in a Good Reads contest, I was more than willing to give this book a whorl.

Author Alex J Kim makes a bold proclamation at the beginning of the book, that using the techniques within are guaranteed to lead you to a happier life; and not a happier life that is temporary, but one that you can also sustain through the knowledge you are about to take in. I think we all can use that, don’t you think? I don’t know anyone tha
Sep 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I just finished reading "Rich in Happiness" by Alex Kim. I won this book in a good reads giveaway!
I love how there are many useful & helpful tips: some of my favorites are:
Childhood is the most impressionable stage in our growth. What we learn and receive as children (especially up through grade school) can set behavioral patterns or habits that can last a lifetime. It is the stage where receiving love is most vital. Those who receive love can see themselves as being lovely; they also lear
Jan 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
I have read quite a few 'guides to happiness' over the years. I didn't find anything new in this book. But, if it had been my first 'happiness' book, it would have had a lot new in it! There were some very good suggestions and techniques, there was some good humor, and good cartoons. I found myself thinking of a number of people that could use the book, and many of the techniques.

Altho the info might not have been new to me, it was presented in a very readable, understandable, and interesting w
Sep 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I read the book several times. Not because it was difficult to understand, but because it contained such good content. Plus the illustrations made me laugh. Shouldn't a book on happiness at least make you smile? Well this one certainly did. The author presented many good tips and food for thought. I like how it was broken down to bite-sized pieces that were realistically applicable. Read it. You'll laugh... you'll definitely not cry... but most certainly you won't be disappointed.
Oct 12, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: goodreads-win
Goodreads win. Will read and review once received.

I enjoyed this book and liked it decently. I was really hoping to love this book and that it would blow me away but it didn't. Even with feeling that way I still really enjoyed this book. The book was very insightful. There were a lot of helpful tips on many things. I found this book to be serious with a touch of humor. Which was a great thing. A good read.
Mar 13, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: good-reads
Rich in Happiness shares many ways to make your life happier. The author uses humor and cartoons to demonstrate how people view their lives. Although many of the ideas are not new, they are presented in a way that makes you think about your own happiness. I think that everyone can benefit by reading this book, if only to confirm that what they are doing does indeed make them happy. I received this book as a free goodreads book.
Wanda Wright
I won this book through Goodreads and I truly enjoyed reading it. It has helped to motivate me to change my attitude about things that come my way in life. Hopefully I can put into effect the teachings of Alex Kim and have a better emotional future.
Apr 07, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: how-to-books
Similar to other self help books about finding happiness. Nothing really new going on here from other books I have read. The cartoons and humor were appreciated. If you're new to self help motivational books, this would be helpful.
Sep 17, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: first-reads
I won "Rich In Happiness" on Goodreads First Reads. It was a fun book to read and the illustrations were great...they were the highlight of the book for me. Good job, Alex.
Oct 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
What a fun book to read not to mention it had some really great illustrations that made it even more fun. Good job, Alex and thanks for letting me win this through GoodReads
Dec 02, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: disappointed
It wasn't what I thought it would be and will not hold my attention.
Sorry but it isn't the book for me
Susan Walker
Mar 10, 2015 rated it it was ok
This book reads that it will help you get rich in happiness. I thought it was very much like many other self help books that I have read.
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