You Can Be Happy No Matter What

You Can Be Happy No Matter What

Five Principles for Keeping Life in Perspective

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Many people believe they can only be happy when their problems are solved, relationships improve, and goals are achieved. In this simple guide, Dr. Richard Carlson shows readers how to be happy right now ? no matter the situation. His plan, based on the principles of Thought (thoughts are voluntary, not involuntary);Mood (thinking is a voluntary that varies function varies from moment to moment and these variances are called moods); Separate Realities (everyone thinks in a unique way and lives in separate psychological realities); Feelings (feelings and emotions serve as a barometer for when one is ?off-track” and headed for unhappiness); and the Present Moment (the only time when genuine contentment, satisfaction, and happiness). This timeless book guides readers through life's challenges and restores the joy of living along the way.

Many people believe they can only be happy when their problems are solved, relationships improve, and goals are achieved. In this simple guide, Dr. Richard Carlson shows readers how to be happy right now no matter the situation. His plan, based on the principles of Thought (thoughts are voluntary, not involuntary);Mood (thinking is a voluntary that varies function varies from moment to moment and these variances are called moods); Separate Realities (everyone thinks in a unique way and lives in separate psychological realities); Feelings (feelings and emotions serve as a barometer for when one is off-track” and headed for unhappiness); and the Present Moment (the only time when genuine contentment, satisfaction, and happiness). This timeless book guides readers through life's challenges and restores the joy of living along the way.


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Many people believe they will be happy only when they solve their problems, improve their relationships, and achieve success. In this simple and practical guide, Dr. Richard Carlson shows that they can be happy now — no matter what the situation. His plan is based on the five principles of Thought, Mood, Separate Realities, Feelings, and the Present Moment, and it helps guide readers through life's challenges, restoring the joy of living along the way.


Publisher: Novato, Calif. : New World Library, c2006
Edition: 15th anniversary ed
Description: xvii, 155 p. ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9781577315681
1577315685
Branch Call Number: 158.1 Car

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cowpig01 Aug 09, 2015

I thought this was an excellent book and suggest that everyone should read it at least once.

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biteyteeth6
Jan 10, 2012

A very good book to read. Interesting and logical. Very repetitive and a little dismissive of other therapies but worth reading.

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