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  • The How of Happiness

  • A Scientific Approach to Getting the Life You Want
  • Written by: Sonja Lyubomirsky
  • Narrated by: Sonja Lyubomirsky
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (30 ratings)

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The How of Happiness

Written by: Sonja Lyubomirsky
Narrated by: Sonja Lyubomirsky
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Publisher's Summary

You can change your personal capacity for happiness. Research psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky's pioneering concept of the 40% solution shows you how.
©2008 Sonja Lyubomirsky (P)2008 Penguin Audiobooks

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"Finally we have a self-help book from a reputable scientist whose advice is based on the best experimental data... The How of Happiness is smart, fun, and interesting - and unlike almost every other book on the same shelf, it also happens to be true." (Daniel Gilbert, Harvard University professor of psychology and author of Stumbling on Happiness

"A guide to sustaining your newfound contentment." (Psychology Today)

"Lyubomirsky's central point is clear: a significant portion of what is called happiness . . . is up for grabs. Taking some pages out of the positive psychology playbook, she coaches readers on how to snag it." (The New York Review of Books)

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So practical and helpful!

This book is the best happiness/positive psychology book I have read so far -- I'm researching the topic so I've read ten. This one is the most practical, powerful, and convincing.

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very good, a touch dull

Excellent info, lots of practical tips from solid research. however it reads a bit like a social science text book. A touch dull at least from a listener’s perspective. Might have been better as a book or maybe if i had done a chapter a day to spread it out

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