The Happiness Dare

The Happiness Dare


  • Release: 2016-08-02
  • Publisher: NavPress
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 304 page
  • ISBN: 9781496414755
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Would you like to be happier? No matter who you are or how you feel, chances are you would answer yes. And Jennifer Dukes Lee was no different. For years, she wrestled with a constant nagging sense that she wasn’t as happy as she could be. At the same time, she felt guilty for wanting something so “shallow.” After all, doesn’t God only care that we find joy in our circumstances? Or is it possible that God really does want us to be happy? Determined to get answers, Jennifer embarked on a quest to find out whether our happiness matters to God and, if so, how to pursue it in a way that pleases him. In The Happiness Dare, you’ll learn what she discovered, including how to: Understand the five happiness styles and maximize yours Overcome the four biggest obstacles that stand in the way of your happiness Find your happiness sweet spot—the place, relationship, or activity that gives you the greatest sense of well-being Discover what you can do in just five minutes a day to be happier Will you take the dare? Join Jennifer in the pursuit of your truest, most satisfied, and most faith-filled self.

Rethink Happiness

Rethink Happiness


  • Release: 2018-04-27
  • Publisher: Ave Maria Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 160 page
  • ISBN: 9781594717925
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For more than twenty years, life coach and Steubenville speaker Paul George has helped fellow Catholics discover their purpose by searching themselves, reorganizing their priorities, and establishing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. In his debut book, George invites you to pursue authentic happiness by surrendering your life to God and focusing on simple joys: daily prayer, a minimalist lifestyle, meaningful relationships, and an ongoing pursuit of God’s will. Rethink Happiness is an essential self-help guide for all of us seeking to define our purpose in life. Chock-full of relatable stories about George and his life-long work in ministry, this book will help you discover that true happiness is found when we are totally oriented to God. With the same high energy he brings to his talks to youth and adult audiences, George will help you identify what you're truly looking for in life. The book opens with the idea that we are all searching for happiness but looking in the wrong places. We’re hungry for God's love, but we're stuffing ourselves with shallow relationships and unchecked materialism. George invites you to rethink this formula, by first recognizing that it's God you want and then surrendering everything to him. Embedded in Catholic wisdom, truth, and the basic tenants of living a meaningful life, this book will teach you to reconsider your priorities in light of God’s love; rethink how you spend your time and money; focus on building meaningful and healthy relationships; reject the dizzying pursuit of fame and prestige; seek self-worth in relationship with God; and serve God in the simplest way: by loving others. Rethink Happiness dares you to live differently. Satisfy your appetite for happiness once and for all by rooting yourself in God and opening to the joy only he can offer.

 Dare to be Happy

Dare to be Happy


  • Release: 1993
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 224 page
  • ISBN: 081918991X
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This book explores Goethe's ethics of happiness and the role of resignation within them. Prandi has carefully separated autobiographical material from literary expository of these themes in order to clarify the misunderstanding that has resulted from relying on Goethe's fictional works to document his personal ethical convictions. The book aims in part at working out in detail the usefulness of Spinoza's Ethics in evaluating ethical views expressed in poetry and fiction; and in part at correcting erroneous and confused ideas about Goethean resignation. Prandi studies the 'natural morality' Goethe developed and practiced, using Lucretius and Spinoza as models of influence. All three define the good as what makes people rationally happy; each has his own resignation model to offer. From a deep analysis of views on happiness and resignation, the author's discussion leads to some surprising new conclusions.

Dare to Be Happy

Dare to Be Happy


  • Release: 2018-11
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  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 170 page
  • ISBN: 0648340341
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People may vary in their dreams and their aspirations, but they all share one thing: they all want to be happy. This book provides complete guidance and tested tips to take you from a stage of puzzlement and confusion to a superior level of eternal happiness. It takes you on a journey from the various definitions of happiness across history to the most contemporary descriptions of it in our world. It guides you through the five phases of happiness and the three key happiness indicators, taking you on a journey through "The Royal Phase." It reveals the steps you must take to acquire happiness, in the moment and throughout eternity. Extracted from Dare to Be Happy: Happiness as the Strongest Marketing Tool and the New Approach in Today's Technologically Accelerated World. It took me two years to produce this book and 20 years of hunting happiness to find out where it lies and how it can be made to last forever. I was always wondering if it is a lost-and-found item. If the answer was "yes," then how could I consistently be happy? Through life events, research, observations, trial and error and training myself, I can now claim that I found happiness and that the extra mile here is not only to be happy, but to stay happy.

The Happiness Advantage

The Happiness Advantage


  • Release: 2010-09-14
  • Publisher: Currency
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 256 page
  • ISBN: 9780307591562
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INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • The happy secret to greater success and fulfillment in work and life—a must-read for everyone trying to flourish in a world of increasing stress and negativity “Thoughtfully lays out the steps to increasing workplace positivity.”—Forbes In the book that inspired one of the most popular TED Talks of all time, New York Times bestselling author Shawn Achor reveals how rewiring our brain for happiness helps us achieve more in our careers and our relationships and as students, leaders, and parents. Conventional wisdom holds that once we succeed, we’ll be happy; that once we get that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will follow. But the science reveals this formula to be backward: Happiness fuels success, not the other way around. Research shows that happy employees are more productive, more creative, and better problem solvers than their unhappy peers. And positive people are significantly healthier and less stressed and enjoy deeper social interaction than the less positive people around them. Drawing on his original research—including one of the largest studies of happiness ever conducted—and work in boardrooms and classrooms across forty-two countries, Achor shows us how to rewire our brains for positivity and optimism to reap the happiness advantage in our lives, our careers, and even our health. His strategies include: • The Tetris Effect: how to retrain our brains to spot patterns of possibility so we can see and seize opportunities all around us • Social Investment: how to earn the dividends of a strong social support network • The Ripple Effect: how to spread positive change within our teams, companies, and families By turns fascinating, hopeful, and timely, The Happiness Advantage reveals how small shifts in our mind-set and habits can produce big gains at work, at home, and elsewhere.

Truth and Dare

Truth and Dare


  • Release: 2011
  • Publisher: Robinson Publishing
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 378 page
  • ISBN: 1849015864
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The truth is that for those who dare to be different school and growing up can be hell. Truth & Dare is a collection of edgy, quirky stories that revolve around a funny, nerdy cast of characters who struggle to fit in . . . or struggle not to. They will appeal to the inner geek of anyone caught up in attempts to navigate the labyrinthine teen caste system. Written in authentic teen voices, they speak to fans of the movies Juno and Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist and the TV series The Gilmore Girls. Witty and smart, these are short stories from the point of view of funny, though not always cool or popular guys and girls, who are dealing with all the pressures of growing up - school, friends, music, relationships, parents, and just plain fitting in (or not). Contributors: Jennifer Finney Boylan is author of eleven books, five of which are YA books. Sarah Rees Brennan is author of The Demon's Lexicon, which was one of Kirkus' Best Books, ALA's Top Ten Best Books and a Best British Fantasy book. Cecil Castellucci author of Rose Sees Red and a picture book Grandma's Gloves. Emma Donoghue author of Booker-shortlisted Room. AM Homes is the winner of the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Orange) for her novel May We Be Forgiven. She is also the author of, This Book Will Save Your Life, Music For Torching, The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers, and Jack. Jennifer R. Hubbard author of the contemporary YA novel The Secret Year, published in 2010. Heidi R. Kling is the author of the Penguin Young Readers YA novel Sea, a story of hope after tragedy set in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami. Michael Lowenthal is the author of the novels Charity Girl, Avoidance, and The Same Embrace Saundra Mitchell author of Shadowed Summer and The Vespertine. Luisa Plaja author of the teen novels-Split by a Kiss, Swapped by a Kiss and Extreme Kissing. Matthue Roth author of Never Mind the Goldbergs, his first novel, a coming-of-age tale Sherry Shahan has written over 30

It s All Under Control

It s All Under Control


  • Release: 2018-09-18
  • Publisher: NavPress
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 288 page
  • ISBN: 9781496430496
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“It’s All Under Control is the gift your soul has been desperately seeking—to feel how His arms of love are under you, carrying you though it all.” —Ann Voskamp, New York Times bestselling author of The Broken Way and The Greatest Gift It’s time to get our control under control. Jennifer Dukes Lee never thought she struggled with control. As long as everything went exactly the way she wanted it to, she was totally flexible. But then Jennifer discovered what happens when you try to wrap your arms around everything, thinking it’s all on you: You get burned out on hustle. You toss and turn more at night, and you laugh less during the day. You’re so busy—caring, serving, working, and trying so hard—that you can’t even hear God’s voice anymore. It’s All Under Control is a book for every woman who is hanging on tight and trying to get each day right—yet finding that life often feels out of control and chaotic. Join Jennifer on the journey of learning how to: Overcome the anxieties and worries that burden your heart Prioritize your busy life so you can make choices that align with God’s best for you Find freedom through a new “Do, Delegate, or Dismiss” approach to your daily tasks Let go of what God has not asked you to do, so you can shine at what he has Discover a new way of living that will free you to be you, and finally experience the peace of knowing a God who truly has it all under control.

Dare to Be Happier

Dare to Be Happier


  • Release: 2019-10-17
  • Publisher: Eddison Books Limited
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 208 page
  • ISBN: 1859064485
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When you are last on your To Do list, too busy doing things that matter and some that don't, you may find yourself denying your feelings and neglecting your own hopes and dreams. This creative journal, authored by a life coach and neuro linguistic practitioner who works every day to help people direct their lives and fulfil their potential, gives readers the power to transform their present and their future - and permission to invest in themselves. Through 25 'life lessons' Caroline Johnstone explains how to cope with common issues and how to nurture yourself to change, grow and become happier.

Dare to Think if You Can

Dare to Think if You Can


  • Release: 2020-12-07
  • Publisher: WOW PUBLISHINGS PVT LTD
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 104 page
  • ISBN: 9788184157192
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Think NOW, Not Tomorrow Every New Year beckons us to ask: “Have I explored all my possibilities? What is stopping me from living my fullest potential?” To answer this question, we need to find what is incomplete within us. Completeness is experienced only when we choose to be creative in life instead of being reactive. For this, we need to throw light on our past conditioning—our burdens, limiting beliefs, and prejudices—so that they do not hamper our present. These may not always be clearly visible. They can be unraveled only through deep introspection. We need to direct our thinking inward. Thinking is the key to break free from limitations and tap into our limitless potential. Most people feel that thinking is natural and spontaneous. But we can achieve wondrous results by consciously directing our thinking. This book gives that direction for contemplating your life. It helps you determine what you need to do to feel complete. Every chapter ends with questions that will help you introspect and eliminate the limitations of the mind to unleash your fullest potential. You need to decide and contemplate NOW, not tomorrow—because tomorrow will never come. Do you DARE to think anew? You certainly CAN! You can become your own sculptor!

One Thousand Gifts

One Thousand Gifts


  • Release: 2011-01-04
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 240 page
  • ISBN: 9780310412359
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MORE THAN ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD New York Times bestselling author Ann Voskamp invites you to embrace everyday blessings and embark on the transformative spiritual discipline of chronicling God's gifts. Just like you, Ann Voskamp hungers to live her one life well. Forget the bucket lists that have us escaping our everyday lives for exotic experiences. "How," Ann wondered, "do we find joy in the midst of deadlines, debt, drama, and daily duties? What does the Christ-life really look like when your days are gritty, long - and sometimes even dark? How is God even here?" In One Thousand Gifts, Ann invites you to discover a way of seeing that opens your eyes to ordinary amazing grace, a way of living that is fully alive, and a way of becoming present to God that brings you deep and lasting joy. It's only in the expression of gratitude for the life we already have, we discover the life we've always wanted . . . a life we can take, give thanks for, and break for others. We come to feel and know the impossible right down in our bones: we are wildly loved - by God. Let Ann's beautiful, heart-aching stories of the everyday give you a way of seeing that opens your eyes to ordinary amazing grace, a way of being present to God that makes you deeply happy, and a way of living that is finally fully alive. Come live the best dare of all! For extended study into the One Thousand Gifts message, Ann has also created the One Thousand Gifts video study and study guide, a One Thousand Gifts devotional, and a special gift edition. This title is also available in Spanish, Millar de Obsequios.