LiveZilla Live Chat Software
Importitall
Register/Login Login Contact UsContacts BlogBlog
Cart Items : 0 | Cart Total : R0
USA Categories
Site Security
Books > Self-Help > Happiness > 0071746617
  1. Being Happy: You Don't Have to Be Perfect to Lead a Richer, Happier Life
    Image(s) provided for illustrative purposes and may differ from the actual product
  2. Being Happy: You Don't Have to Be Perfect to Lead a Richer, Happier Life

    [0071746617]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (21 reviews)
    Price R449.00

     pinterest 
Additional Information

A brilliant guide to living a happier life (even if it's not so perfect)

Bestselling author Tal Ben-Shahar has done it again. In Being Happy (originally published in hardcover as The Pursuit of Perfect, 978-0-07160882-4), he gives you not only you the theory but also the tools to help you learn how to accept life as it actually is instead of what you think it should be. By using the science of positive psychology along with acceptance, Ben-Shahar shows you how to escape the rat race and begin living a life of serenity, happiness, and fulfillment.

With the same technique that made Happier such a great success, Being Happy shows you how to let go of unrealistic expectations and truly accept your emotions for a more serene life.

Praise for Ben-Shahar:
"[Tal Ben-Shahar has] a rare brand of good sense that is embedded in scientific knowledge about how to increase happiness." -- Martin E. P. Seligman, author of Authentic Happiness

"Ben-Shahar teaches that happiness isn’t as elusive as people think." -- Publishers Weekly

"One of the most popular teachers in Harvard’s recent history." -- Ellen J. Langer, author of Mindfulness and On Becoming an Artist

Tal Ben-Shahar is the New York Times bestselling author of Happier. He consults and lectures around the world to executives in multinational corporations, the general public, and at-risk populations. For more information, visit www.talbenshahar.com

Similar Products

Choose the Life You Want: The Mindful Way to HappinessHappier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting FulfillmentEven Happier: A Gratitude Journal for Daily Joy and Lasting FulfillmentFlourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-beingThe Pursuit of Perfect: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Start Living a Richer, Happier LifeThe How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting the Life You WantThe Instinct to Heal: Curing Depression, Anxiety and Stress Without Drugs and Without Talk TherapyCoaching Plain & Simple: Solution-focused Brief Coaching Essentials (Norton Professional Books (Paperback))Marva Collins' WayLove 2.0: Finding Happiness and Health in Moments of Connection
Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Tal Ben-Shahar
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9780071746618
Edition
1
ISBN
0071746617
Label
McGraw-Hill Education
Manufacturer
McGraw-Hill Education
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
544
PublicationDate
2010-10-14
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Education
ReleaseDate
2010-10-14
Studio
McGraw-Hill Education
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I purchased this because I really enjoyed Ben-Shahlar's hardback "The Pursuit of Perfect" and thought this was another newer work. It isn't. The paperback was given this different new title "Being Happy". On the back side of the cover page is the notation "Originally published in hardcover: The pursuit of perfect. copyright 2009". Misleading and disappointing.
Being Happy was written to be an interactive experience, and I think that is a major reason why readers will enjoy it so much. Ben-Shahar provides self-reflective activities and "Time-in" questions throughout his book as a way to help readers locate their own maladaptive Perfectionist traits. More importantly, he provides guidance and advice through exercises that educate readers on how to successfully replace these qualities with ones that are more conducive to living a happier life. Whether it is writing a gratitude letter, completing a few short open-ended sentences, or keeping a journal about failure, Ben-Shahar finds creative ways to keep the reader involved. Ben-Shahar makes it his mission to prove to his readers that a Perfectionist can successfully become more like an Optimalist by making simple changes in his or her everyday routine.

In Being Happy, Tal Ben-Shahar provides his readers with the advice and guidance they need to make significant changes in their... Read more
This book was an excellent balance between providing research-based findings describing behaviors that contribute to a happier life and what Tal Ben Shahar calls "time-ins". These are a great opportunity to think about ways to integrate some of these behaviors into our own lives. Well written, with clear, helpful life strategies.
Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

Please also note that certain items cannot be imported, these include Alcohol, Animals, Batteries, Flammable Materials, Currency, Food, Furs, Chemicals, Explosives, Medications, Plants, Seeds, Supplements, Pressurized Cans, Tactical Equipment, Vitamins, Weaponry and Weaponry Accessories. In these cases, the item and information is displayed for reference purposes only. If you are not sure if we are permitted to bring an item, please send us an e-mail with a link to the item to confirm.

Please also ensure that you are ordering the correct item for your particular application as returns to the USA are costly. Product reviews are also provided for most of our items, which can give you a good idea for possible things to look out for and the quality of the item. By clicking Add to Cart, you are confirming that the item is correct and you accept the conditions listed here.