Resisting Happiness
Score: 4.5
From 135 Ratings

Resisting Happiness


  • Author: Matthew Kelly
  • Release Date : 2016-08-15
  • Genre: Christianity
  • File Size: 1138331 Bytes


A true story about why we sabotage ourselves, feel overwhelmed, set aside our dreams, and lack the courage to simply be ourselves... and how to start choosing happiness again!Are you happy? It may be the wrong question. Most of us think we are relatively happy, while at the same time knowing that we could be happier—maybe even a lot happier. Ordinary people and the finest philosophers have been exploring the question of happiness for thousands of years, and theories abound. But this is not a book of theory. Resisting Happiness is a deeply personal, disarmingly transparent look at why we sabotage our own happiness and what to do about it....

Willpower
Score: 3.5
From 336 Ratings

Willpower


  • Author: Roy F. Baumeister & John Tierney
  • Release Date : 2011-09-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • File Size: 880951 Bytes


One of the world's most esteemed and influential psychologists, Roy F. Baumeister, teams with New York Times science writer John Tierney to reveal the secrets of self-control and how to master it.Pioneering research psychologist Roy F. Baumeister collaborates with New York Times science writer John Tierney to revolutionize our understanding of the most coveted human virtue: self-control. Drawing on cutting-edge research and the wisdom of real-life experts, Willpower shares lessons on how to focus our strength, resist temptation, and redirect our lives. It shows readers how to be realistic when setting goals, monitor their progress, and how to keep faith when they falter. By blending practical wisdom with the best of recent research science,...

Resisting Happiness

Resisting Happiness


  • Author : Matthew Kelly
  • Publisher : Blue Sparrow
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Christian life
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1942611927


Resisting Happiness Book Description :

Most of us think we are happy-- but could be happier. Kelly takes a look at why we sabotage our own happiness-- and what to do about it. If you hold back from God because you want to be in control, what are you gaining in life? If you make yourself available to God, incredible things will happen....

Resisting Happiness
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Resisting Happiness


  • Author : Matthew Kelly
  • Publisher : Blue Sparrow Books
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1942611919


Resisting Happiness Book Description :

EVERY SINGLE MOMENT IS A CHANCE TO TURN IT ALL AROUND. Are you happy? It may be the wrong question. Most of us think we are relatively happy, while at the same time knowing that we could be happiermaybe even a lot happier. Ordinary people and the finest philosophers have been exploring the question of happiness for thousands of years, and theories abound. But this is not a book of theory. Resisting Happiness is a deeply personal, disarmingly transparent look at why we sabotage our own happiness and what to do about it. Are you overwhelmed? Do you procrastinate? Do you sometimes feel like you are your own worst enemy? Are you ignoring your dreams? Have you lost the courage to truly be yourself? Do you feel that your life lacks meaning and purpose? Do ...

Humility Rules
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Humility Rules


  • Author : J Augustine Wetta, O.S.B.
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781681497877


Humility Rules Book Description :

Saint Benedict's fifth-century guide to humility offers the antidote to the epidemic of stress and depression overwhelming modern young adults. But the language of The Rule by Saint Benedict is medieval, and its most passionate advocates are cloistered monks and nuns. How then does this ancient wisdom translate into advice for ordinary people? With candor, humor, and a unique approach to classical art, Father Augustine, a high school teacher and coach, breaks down Saint Benedict's method into twelve pithy steps for finding inner peace in a way that can be applied to anyone's life. Drawing upon his own life experiences, both before and after becoming a Benedictine monk, the author explains every step, illustrating each chapter with color reproductions...

Stand Firm
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Stand Firm


  • Author : Svend Brinkmann
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-02-27
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781509514298


Stand Firm Book Description :

The pace of modern life is accelerating. To keep up, we must keep on moving and adapting – constantly striving for greater happiness and success. Or so we are told. But the demands of life in the fast lane come at a price: stress, fatigue and depression are at an all-time high, while our social interactions have become increasingly self-serving and opportunistic. How can we resist today's obsession with introspection and self-improvement? In this witty and bestselling book, Danish philosopher and psychologist Svend Brinkmann argues that we must not be afraid to reject the self-help mantra and 'stand firm'. The secret to a happier life lies not in finding your inner self but in coming to terms with yourself in order to coexist peacefully with others...

Add More Ing to Your Life
Score: 5
From 3 Ratings

Add More Ing to Your Life


  • Author : Gabrielle Bernstein
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2011-09-13
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307951564


Add More Ing to Your Life Book Description :

Discover the thirty-day -ing Equation to sharpen your intuitive senses and activate untapped inspirations! Lots of people are selling "happiness" these days, but in her hip self-transformation book, Add More -ing to Your Life, motivational speaker and life coach Gabrielle Bernstein truly shows you how to make happiness a way of life by accessing your -ing—your Inner Guide. In her thirty-day -ing Equation, Gabrielle will show you how to bulldoze negative thought patterns and create personal change through positive affirmations, physical activity, and visualization meditations. Get prepared to change your life by accessing a state of "flow" to help you connect with your -ing. You'll release your negativity and choose happiness!...

A Catholic Woman s Guide to Happiness

A Catholic Woman s Guide to Happiness


  • Author : Rose Sweet
  • Publisher : Tan Books
  • Release Date : 2018-11-26
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1505112230


A Catholic Woman s Guide to Happiness Book Description :

Calling all Catholic women! Does your religious reading and pious practice not always "translate" into how you interact with and love each other? Are you not always aware or convinced of God's love for you? Does happiness seem to elude you in certain circumstances of your life? Fear not! Noted author Rose Sweet is here to help in a new series of books with practical steps and tips to help the reader first remember God's tender love for her and then to love neighbor . . . so that the ups and downs of life and relationships will not diminish her joy. The Catholic Woman's Guide series integrates classic Catholic theology (Theology of the Body and teachings on contemplative prayer) with Sweet's unique brand of storytelling and humor and will help you to ...

Off Balance
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Off Balance


  • Author : Matthew Kelly
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781594630811


Off Balance Book Description :

A follow-up to The Dream Manager argues that people require satisfaction more than a work-life balance, outlining a system used by the author to promote energy, focus on key priorities and avoid popular beliefs that compromise personal fulfillment....

The Seven Levels of Intimacy
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

The Seven Levels of Intimacy


  • Author : Matthew Kelly
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2005-11-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743265119


The Seven Levels of Intimacy Book Description :

The "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Rhythm of Life" brings a timely approach to the subject of relationships, revealing a seven-level process that creates strong bonds, deep contentment, and lasting connection. Fireside...

The Rhythm of Life
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

The Rhythm of Life


  • Author : Matthew Kelly
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2004-11-16
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743273510


The Rhythm of Life Book Description :

In this classic bestseller, acclaimed author and speaker Matthew Kelly offers inspiring, take-charge strategies to help you discover your deepest desires, identify your unique talents, and lead a life filled with passion and purpose. Do you ever feel that if you weren’t so busy you would be happier, healthier, more effective, more fulfilled...and maybe even a better person? The Rhythm of Life will help you to bring into focus who you are and why you are here. Through this book Matthew Kelly will help you discover your legitimate needs, deepest desires, and unique talents—and become the-best-version-of-yourself. He helps you bring into focus who you are, why you are here, and what possibilities stand before you... Everything is a choice. This is l...

Perfectly Yourself

Perfectly Yourself


  • Author : Matthew Kelly
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2008-02-26
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345504784


Perfectly Yourself Book Description :

“Just be yourself!” People say it all the time, but how do we actually live it? For more than a decade Matthew Kelly has been helping people discover the best version of themselves. Now, in Perfectly Yourself, he addresses the opportunities and obstacles that we encounter once we decide to ask life’s big questions: Who am I? What am I here for? Focusing on nine powerful and practical lessons, Kelly shows us how to find lasting happiness in a changing world. We all have an insatiable need to grow and improve: Every year millions of us buy books and attend workshops in the hope that we will lose weight, improve our relationships, conquer debt, accomplish more in our careers, achieve financial independence, reach spiritual enlightenment, become be...