Even though most people in the world are looking for ways to be happy, they tend to look in the wrong places. It starts with their definition of happiness.
What is Happiness?
Many people think that happiness is about being entertained or distracted. They play games or go to parties constantly to try to keep the world at bay. In actuality, happiness is about being connected. It's about finding a reason to have a purpose driven life. Being happy isn't about putting on a pretend smile and faking a positive attitude, it's about finding reasons for your positive thoughts. Becoming more joyful is not a quick fix, but it is possible.
How Can I Be Happy in the Real World?
Becoming happy, whether it's right after college or when you're nearing retirement age, is the result of constant work. Building up happiness is like building up a muscle. If you ignore it, it withers. If you put effort into it on a consistent basis, over time that muscle will grow. This book contains 35 exercises related to improving multiple aspects of happiness from how to be positive to figuring out your life purpose.
The exercises are formatted as a sort of happiness workout plan to help in the following areas: