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The Happiness Makeover: How to Teach Yourself to Be Happy and Enjoy Every Day

The author provides tools to help you feel joy in your life such as training your brain to be more upbeat.
Posted: 01/17/2008 07:33 PM EST more »

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The Power of Patience: How to Slow the Rush and Enjoy More Happiness, Success, and Peace of Mind Every Day

In a rapid world where we want everything NOW, slow it down. Patience will make your life easier and it will also be appreciated by those around you.
Posted: 05/29/2008 01:33 PM EST more »

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This Year I Will...: How to Finally Change a Habit, Keep a Resolution, or Make a Dream Come True

Keep those yearly promises to yourself past January 30!
Posted: 05/29/2008 01:26 PM EST more »

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Trusting Yourself: How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed and Live More Happily with Less Effort

Trusting yourself makes choices easier and boosts your optimism—so why wouldn't you give it a chance? Accepting that "being human" is far from "being perfect" will help you ease down the road to a happier life.
Posted: 05/29/2008 01:31 PM EST more »

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What Happy People Know: How the New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Life for the Better

Use the six happiness tools—appreciation, choice, personal power, leading with strengths, language and stories and multidimensional living—to adopt management of your life as a primary goal.
Posted: 01/17/2008 07:27 PM EST more »