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Finding True Happiness

Author : Fulton Sheen
ISBN : 9781929266814
Genre : Religion
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Are you perfectly happy, or are you still looking for perfect happiness? Most people are still actively searching for true and lasting happiness, but are looking in the wrong places. It s easy to be misled into believing that happiness is found in money, rank, or renown. While these things are not inherently bad, and can in fact be used to do much good, they will, in the final analysis, not bring a happiness that endures. Once we realize that nothing less than a complete union with God will satisfy our souls, we will not let transitory things distract or disappoint us. This is because then, according to Fulton Sheen, you put no more hope in things than they can bear. You cease looking for first-rate joys where there are only tenth-rate pleasures. In addition to addressing the topic of joy vs. pleasure in Finding True Happiness, Fulton Sheen also helps us gain the right perspective on things such as loneliness and the secret of sanctity. This brings us to our ultimate purpose, which is found in God alone. Only by losing oneself in God, will we find our true selves-- and true happiness along with it.
Category: Religion

Finding True Happiness

Author : Fr. Robert Spitzer, SJ
ISBN : 9781681496559
Genre : Psychology
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One of the hottest topics in contemporary culture is happiness—so much so that the United Nations declared an International Happiness Day in response to the immense popularity of Pharrell Williams’ song “Happy”. The explanation for this current fixation seems to lie in the contrary phenomenon—unhappiness. Despite the fact that we have tremendous access to every imaginable form of entertainment, we experience a pervading sense of insecurity, emptiness, and malaise amid sporadic peak experiences. The problem seems to lie less in the external environment than in the internal one. We seem, in the words of Viktor Frankl, to be suffering from an absence of meaning that pervades both individuals and societies, giving rise to a collective emptiness, loneliness, and alienation. Finding True Happiness attempts to provide a way out of this personal and cultural vacuum by helping people to identify and then reach for happiness. As Aristotle noted 2,400 years ago, happiness is the one thing we can choose for its own sake—everything else is chosen for the sake of happiness. After an exhaustive investigation of philosophical, psychological, and theological systems of happiness, author Fr. Spitzer developed the “Four Levels of Happiness”, which he based on the classical thinkers Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, and Aquinas; the contemporary philosophers Marcel, Scheler, Buber, Ricoeur, and Jaspers; and the modern psychologists Maslow, Frankl, Erikson, Seligman, Kohlberg and Gilligan. Finding True Happiness is both a philosophical itinerary and a practical guidebook for life’s most important journey—from the mundane and the meaningless to transcendent fulfillment No other book currently available combines such breadth of practical advice and such depth of philosophical, psychological, and spiritual wisdom.
Category: Psychology

Finding True Happiness

Author : Vallyon Imre
ISBN : 9780909038205
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Every living human being has a physical body, a temporary house, but we also have a source from which we have come, a permanent house. The Spiritual Path begins for you when you have a desire to reconnect to that source. And then you are faced with a dilemma: how do you reconnect to your Source? In “Finding True Happiness”, author Imre Vallyon explains that to attain true, lasting happiness in our lives we need to first consider whether we are searching in the right direction, in the right way, for happiness. When we reach that point in our Journey when we know that nothing in this physical world can truly give us the lasting happiness we are seeking, we can easily become overwhelmed by the conflicting ideas of the many religions and spiritual traditions in the world. Here the author clearly outlines the benefits and drawbacks of the various paths that can lead us to the reconnection with our Divine Source. “So with the understanding of where all these systems came from and how and why they were created, you can be aware of the direction of your chosen path. Then, you go beyond the technique or ritual of that path and you find what you were looking for—Enlightenment, Eternal Life, shining clear and bright within you.”
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Great True Happiness Challenge

Author : Lavinia Bernice Wilson
ISBN : 9781291870787
Genre : Self-Help
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What makes you happy? Sometimes people will say 'If only I had that car, or that lover or that house, then I would be happy', but that kind of happiness is always short lived because it's always based on something or someone else. I would like you to consider for a moment that true happiness can actually be created by you. In life you may think you need certain things or certain people to be happy. We don't need to rely on our happiness coming from another person's actions or things. Every single one of us has the ability to create our own happiness. True happiness is not given, it grows inside of you and I'm going to show you how you can create this right now.
Category: Self-Help

Finding True Happiness

Author : Joshua Goodling
ISBN : 9781411657458
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At the age of four, Joshua Goodling was diagnosed with terminal cancer. The doctors gave him only one week to live. That was over 34 years ago, so it's been a long week. When Joshua writes about overcoming life's difficulties and finding true happiness, he's not just giving an opinion, he's writing from his heart and from experience. True happiness is a happiness that touches the heart and warms the soul no matter what the circumstances may be. It is happiness no matter what difficulties life may bring. Anyone can find moments of pleasure and happiness in the world, but there are few who experience true happiness. In this book, Joshua outlines in plain english the definition of true happiness and how to find and keep it. Visit to read Joshua's inspiring life story One Week to Live

30 Days To Happiness

Author : Rhonda Sciortino
ISBN : 9781578267835
Genre : Self-Help
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FINDING TRUE HAPPINESS, ONE DAY AT A TIME Everybody wants to be happy, yet few people know how to get there. We think we will be happy if we get the right job, meet the right people, get the new car. But there will always be something else we want—genuine happiness comes from within. It’s a state of mind, a way of looking at the world, a commitment to improving ourselves and authentically enjoying life. 30 DAYS TO HAPPINESS is an honest assessment of the 30 key life inventory items that have the biggest influence on your happiness. By examining ourselves and finding room for improvement, we learn to treat each new day as an opportunity to live our best possible life, finding new solutions to challenges as we take another step down the path to true happiness. Make the most of your life by committing to becoming truly happy.
Category: Self-Help

The Forgiveness Solution

Author : Philip H. Friedman
ISBN : 1609251008
Genre : Self-Help
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Dr. Friedman believes that at the root of almost all emotional problems is unforgiveness (grievances, judgments and attack thoughts)-- towards others, ourselves, our circumstances, God, anyone or everyone. The Forgiveness Solution is an easy to learn, practical and integrative process whereby we learn to shift and release our perceptions, attitudes, images, energy and distressing feelings (anger, guilt, hurt, shame, anxiety, panic, trauma etc) and simultaneously re-empower ourselves by choosing and deciding to forgive. He teaches us many powerful exercises, tools and techniques that show us exactly how to forgive rather than just talking about forgiveness. In The Forgiveness Solution Dr. Friedman introduces us to the new, highly effective healing techniques of Transformational Forgiveness and Energetic Forgiveness. When we forgive we find within ourself the capacity to feel an authentic sense of peace and contentment when thinking about the person or situation we previously perceived as hurting or harming us while giving up the desire for retribution, punishment, or harm. This almost always leads to much greater happiness and joy. The next step in the Forgiveness Solution process is learning to develop positive, compassionate and often loving feelings toward the people and circumstances (including ourselves) that we previously perceived as hurtful. Finally, we learn to interpret -- and then realize -- that these upsetting experiences are opportunities for profound personal and spiritual healing and growth.
Category: Self-Help

The Happiness Mindset

Author : Jad Haeffely
Genre : Self-Help
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Do you feel like you've never reached your true potential? Do you believe you're an underachiever? Jad Haeffely wants to show you how a change in mindset can allow you to easily reach that life you've always dreamt about. The Happiness Mindset is an eBook that outlines why some people find success and happiness while others feel like they continuously fail. Inspired by Don Miguel Ruiz and Carol S. Dweck's self-help books, Jad has outlined how to truly start enjoying life. He offers this short guide for free because he believes that without understanding this concept, you can never truly look forward to obstacles. We all know that obstacles and difficulties are stepping stones for personal development. Without failure, there is no growth. So if you feel you're afraid of failure and obstacles, we recommend you start here, where you'll learn how to openly embrace both.
Category: Self-Help

Finding True Happiness

Author : Jane Steward
ISBN : 1450718043
Genre : Self-actualization (Psychology)
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Category: Self-actualization (Psychology)

A Key To True Happiness

Author : Eleazar Morton
ISBN : MSU:31293100961279
Genre : Happiness
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Category: Happiness