Is this the right book for me? How happy are you? How To Be Happier encourages you to answer this question - honestly! - and suggests practical steps you can take to lead a more fulfilling and contented life. Banish the thoughts that make you unhappy and accept all the positive parts of who you are; learn the principles of happy eating and exercise your way to a healthier lifestyle; meditate for inner happiness; and practise great sex to boost your happy chemicals. With tips and anecdotes and a happiness plan to help you put into practice what you have learned, this book is an enjoyable way to reach what you have always strived for. How to be Happier includes: Chapter 1: How happy are you? How this book works Ten things this book will do for you Yes, I'm happy, but...Is it morally right to be happy? Is true happiness within or without? How happy are you? Chapter 2: Building a happy brain Retraining your mind Ten thoughts than can make you unhappy Ten harmful emotions Why are we negative? Getting rid of the negative Chapter 3: Think yourself happy Theirs is better I want more...and...more If it's not black, it must be white If it's not perfect, it's no good Why is this always happening to me?
I'm not going to like this I feel it, so it must be true I'm a label; you're a label I should do this; you should do that If it's wrong, it must be my fault Applying the lessons to your past Chapter 4: Goodbye to negative emotions Feeling good about other people How negative emotions are dangerous for your health Learning to empathize Blame, resentment and revenge Feeling good about yourself The stress buster 40 laughs a day Laugher really is the best medicine Don't just sit there, tell a joke Chapter 5: Eating happiness A healthy diet is a happy diet Hormones, food and happiness The principles of happy eating Food allergies can make you depressed Your A-Z guide to happy food and drink . . Chapter 6: Inner happiness So what is meditation? How to meditate Meditating for happiness Meditating for practical benefits Meditating on the day's events Where does inner happiness come from? Chapter 7: Where to get happy-fit The depression buster Generating those happy chemicals How much exercise? The runner's high Are you happy-fit? What type of exercise?
Keeping motivated Chapter 8: Be happy being yourself Maximum satisfaction Running away to happiness Doing what you want Learning to say 'yes' Let go your inner child Express the real you Avoiding unhappiness Plan your happy future Chapter 9: Relationships, love and business Pets Human Relationships Living with 'the one' Avoid the projection trap Rules for walking on air Chapter 10: Happy sex The elements of happy sex How does sex make you happy? How to have happy sex Chapter 11: Connection equals happiness All life is connected Say 'hello' to your very big family Altruism equals happiness Meditation and spirituality Chapter 12: Your seven-day happiness plan . Learn effortlessly with an easy-to-read page design and new added features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of how to achieve happiness.
Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Paul Jenner is a journalist and author specialising in self-help and lifestyle. He has written more than 30 books including Get Intimate With Tantric Sex, Amazing Sex The Tantric Way, Have Great Sex, How To Be Happier, Transform Your Life With NLP, Help Yourself To Live Longer and Be More Confident. His books have been translated into French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Romanian, Hebrew and Thai. He lives in Spain with his partner, three ponies, two dogs and two sheep.