Books about happiness in life are a good choice for those who want to improve their outlook on life. The topics covered in these books range from improving your happiness and motivation to boosting your character. The Slight Edge by Nicole Krauss, Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, and The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor are just some examples.
The Slight Edge by Nicole Krauss
Krauss’s career has been an interesting one. Her first novel, Man Walks into a Room, was a groundbreaking exploration of cognitive theories on the role of memory and consciousness. The book was criticized as being too cerebral, and Krauss responded by making it softer. However, there is no question that Krauss is a talented writer.
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
This book about the author’s experiences with life and love is an excellent read for anyone who’s ever wanted to improve their outlook and happiness. It tells us that we need to take responsibility for our happiness and not just live by society’s ideals. It is sure to touch the lives of anyone who’s ever woken up and realized they needed to make changes in their lives.
After a dismal marriage and heartbreak, Elizabeth Gilbert decided to try something new. She quit her job and embarked on a year-long journey around the world. The book traces her travels as she tries to discover the true meaning of happiness in life.
The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor
Most people want to achieve success and happiness in their lives. And most of us think that there is a set formula for both. However, that isn’t always the case. A few basic habits are necessary for happiness, and they can be learned. The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor will help you learn how to make those habits stick.
The Happiness Advantage describes seven core principles for success, each one of which can be applied in your personal life. The first principle encapsulates the basic premise of the book. People who are happy perform at their highest level, and they achieve their full potential. In order to achieve this, people must be content in the present.
The Dalai Lama’s Book of Joy
The Dalai Lama’s Book on Joy is a nonfiction book that was published in 2016. The Dalai Lama, the 14th Dalai Lama, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu all contributed to its creation. It is a discussion of the challenges and obstacles that come with living a happy life.
The book begins with a conversation between the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu in Dharamsala, India, several years ago. The two were already acquainted and had gotten to know each other at a Nobel Laureates’ conference. They also celebrated the Dalai Lama’s birthday. Doug Abrams moderated the discussion between the two legendary religious leaders.