A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important SkillBook - 2006
Wealth? Fitness? Career success? How can we possibly place these above true and lasting well-being? Drawing from works of fiction and poetry, Western philosophy, Buddhist beliefs, scientific research, and personal experience, Ricard weaves an inspirational and forward-looking account of how we can begin to rethink our realities in a fast-moving modern world. With its revelatory lessons and exercises, Happiness is an eloquent and stimulating guide to a happier life.
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The 2009 Peace and Education Summit brought leaders, educators and karmic-goodwill-makers to Vancouver. The takeaways were as enlightening as they were useful. Get more good vibes from this title where scientific research and Buddhist philosophies are combined to provide further insight into what... Read More »
Scientific research and Buddhist philosophies are combined to provide further insight into what makes us happier people. Practices and techniques to achieve a more contented, fulfilling life are also shared in this inspirational read. Author Matthieu Ricard is a known authority on happiness who h... Read More »