HAPPINESS

 795.00

Although we are materially better off than ever before, surveys show that we are depressed and listless. In his o revolutionary book, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard shows that happiness is not just an emotion, but a skill that can be developed. Free of jargon, Happiness contains simple exercises that will train the mind to recognize and pursue happiness by concentrating on the fundamental things in life, and in doing so change the way we view the world.

It is hard to imagine a more convincing guide to that elusive thing: happiness.’ Pankaj Mishra 

‘Matthieu Ricard exhorts us to realize the toxic, self-harming nature of anger and envy, get off the roller coaster of alternating happiness and unhappiness, and instead experience the pleasure of being calmly alive

and aware’ Sunday Times

‘A remarkable book… It exudes inspiration and intelligence’ Independent

on Sunday

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Although we are materially better off than ever before, surveys show that we are depressed and listless. In his o revolutionary book, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard shows that happiness is not just an emotion, but a skill that can be developed. Free of jargon, Happiness contains simple exercises that will train the mind to recognize and pursue happiness by concentrating on the fundamental things in life, and in doing so change the way we view the world.

It is hard to imagine a more convincing guide to that elusive thing: happiness.’ Pankaj Mishra 

‘Matthieu Ricard exhorts us to realize the toxic, self-harming nature of anger and envy, get off the roller coaster of alternating happiness and unhappiness, and instead experience the pleasure of being calmly alive

and aware’ Sunday Times

‘A remarkable book… It exudes inspiration and intelligence’ Independent

on Sunday

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Cover

Soft Cover

ISBN

9781782394815

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