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Author: Lucy Diamond

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3863965914

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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DER BESTSELLER AUS GROSSBRITANNIEN Becca und Rachel sind keine richtigen Schwestern. Nur Stiefschwestern, wie Rachel stets betont. Tatsächlich könnten die beiden unterschiedlicher nicht sein: Während der erfolgreichen Rachel das Glück nur so zufliegt, schlittert Becca von einer Katastrophe in die nächste. Aber dann ist Rachel plötzlich verschwunden. Und Becca lässt alles stehen und liegen, um sich um Rachels Familie zu kümmern. Doch als sie Rachels vermeintlich perfektes Leben betritt, wird schnell klar, dass hier nichts ist, wie es scheint. Sie macht sich auf die Suche nach Rachel und lüftet nach und nach die Geheimnisse ihrer Schwester, die sie auch ihr eigenes Glück überdenken lassen ...

The Secrets of Happiness

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Author: Lucy Diamond

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447299108

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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The Secrets of Happiness is an extraordinary tale of sisterhood, from Lucy Diamond author of The Beach Cafe. The best things in life . . . can be just around the corner Rachel and Becca aren't real sisters, or so they say. They are stepsisters, living far apart, with little in common. Rachel is the successful one: happily married with three children and a big house, plus an impressive career. Artistic Becca, meanwhile, lurches from one dead-end job to another, shares a titchy flat, and has given up on love. The two of them have lost touch, but when Rachel doesn't come home one night, Becca is called in to help. Once there, she quickly realizes that her stepsister's life is not so perfect after all: Rachel's handsome husband has moved out, her children are rebelling, and her glamorous career has taken a nosedive. Worst of all, nobody seems to have a clue where she might be. As Becca begins to untangle Rachel's secrets, she is forced to confront some uncomfortable truths about her own life, and the future seems uncertain. But sometimes happiness can be found in the most unexpected places . . .

The Secrets of Happiness

Three Thousand Years of Searching for the Good Life

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Author: Richard Schoch

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743298445

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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Unhappy is the story of happiness. More than two thousand years ago, when the ancient Greeks first pondered what constitutes "the good life," happiness was considered a civic virtue that demanded a lifetime's cultivation. Not just mere enjoyment of pleasure and mere avoidance of suffering, true happiness was an achievement, not a birthright. Now, in an age of instant gratification and infinite distraction, history professor Richard Schoch takes a refreshingly contemplative look at a question that's as vital today as ever: What does it mean to be happy? Schoch consults some of history's greatest thinkers -- from Aristotle to Thomas Aquinas to Buddha -- in his quest to understand happiness in all its hard-won forms. Packed with three thousand years' worth of insights, many long forgotten, The Secrets of Happiness is a breath of ancient wisdom for anyone who yearns for the good life.

Secrets of Happiness

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Author: J. Donald Walters

Publisher: Crystal Clarity Publishers

ISBN: 9781565890251

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 72

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Popular gift book series offers a seed thought for every day of the month. By nurturing this bhijan (seed) through affirmation and repetition, we can help create transformation in our lives.

The Secret of Happiness

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Author: Billy Graham

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418519049

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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Happiness. It's what we all long for, what all human beings seek in our jobs, our relationships, our activities. We try so hard to be happy, and all too often we end up empty and unsatisfied. Why? Because, says Billy Graham in this classic work, we are looking for happiness in all the wrong places. We haven't learned the secret Jesus taught in the Beatitudes – that true, lasting happiness simply isn't to be found by seeking it directly. Happiness is a by-product, a bonus that comes when we seek what is really important. And the things that will bring us the satisfaction we long for are not necessarily what the world considers meaningful. Jesus did not have to have an outward stimulus to make Him happy, Billy Graham points out. "He had learned a secret that allowed Him to live above the circumstances of life and fear of the future. He moved with calmness, certainty, and serenity through the most trying circumstances – even death! What was His secret? He gave it to us in the Beautitudes." Presented with Billy Graham's characteristic vigor and simplicity in this landmark book, it is a secret that can transform your life.

The Secrets Of Happiness

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Author: Ben Renshaw

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446447146

Category: Self-Help

Page: 208

View: 8010

The Secrets of Happiness is essential reading for anyone looking for true fulfilment and peace of mind, which are often hard to find in life today. A fresh approach in pocket book form, full of witty and practical tips, this delightful book brings succinct advice from a master - written in a positive, uplifting and inspiring style.

The Secrets of Happiness

How to love life, laugh more, and live longer

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Author: Lois Blyth

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN: 1782492976

Category: Self-Help

Page: 144

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Swap worry and anxiety for joy and contentment and choose to live in a happier way. Happiness is like a riddle. The more we want it and the more we seek it, the more elusive it becomes. And yet, when we are least conscious of looking for it, it can envelop us in a warm sense of contentment and belonging, making a single moment precious and valuable beyond measure. A feeling of happiness has the power to light up our whole being. Scientists will tell us that it has the power to heal and to extend life. It is the ingredient we all seek to make our lives complete. Like the air we breathe, we are not conscious that we need it, until it disappears. Happiness makes us feel glad to be alive. The Secrets of Happiness offers you a more joyous approach to living and thinking; a shift in approach that may reframe your view of the world; simple things you can do to re-consider your life - consciously - so that you can decide whether now is the time when you can be happier. It includes strategies to warm the heart and open the mind to the extraordinary power of happiness. It shares the experiences of others and provides the closest we might have to a happiness 'formula'. The good news is, happiness is within everyone's grasp. It has the power to transform, heal and restore life back to one worth living.

Secrets of Happiness

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Author: Tanushree Podder

Publisher: Pustak Mahal

ISBN: 9788122308563

Category: Conduct of life

Page: 187

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This book describes means to ensure happiness in life. the author takes you beyond the visible endeavour of only outlining ways of happiness. Many of the inspirational stories in this book will encourage you to achieve that.

Peace with God

The Secret of Happiness

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Author: Billy Graham

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418569070

Category: Religion

Page: 304

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It May Not Be a Coincidence That This Book Has Crossed Your Path... In Peace with God Dr. Billy Graham asks God to help this book “find its way into the hands and hearts of a lost, confused, and searching world . . . men, women, and young people everywhere [who] thirst for peace with God.” In spite of a life drenched with responsibilities and rewards, are you thirsting? Searching for some nameless thing that is more important than anything in life? You are not alone. All mankind is seeking the answer to the confusion, the moral sickness, the spiritual emptiness that oppresses the world. All humanity is crying out for guidance, for comfort . . .for peace. Dr. Graham shares God’s gentle, reassuring promise of spiritual calm—of authentic personal peace—amidst a personal life wracked with too much stress, too many burdens, too great a heartache. “I know men who would write a check for a million dollars if they could find peace,” writes Dr. Graham. “Millions are searching for it. But we Christians have found it! It is ours now and forever. We have found the secret of life! . . .When your spouse dies or your children get sick or you lose your job, you can have a peace that you don’t understand. You may have tears at a graveside, but you can have an abiding peace, a quietness. “God’s peace can be in your heart—right now . . .Whatever the circumstances, whatever the call, whatever the duty, whatever the price, whatever the sacrifice—His strength will be your strength in your hour of need. “It’s all yours, and it’s free. You don’t have to work for it . . . . Do not put it off.”

The Atlas of Happiness

the global secrets of how to be happy

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Author: Helen Russell

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1473688248

Category: Self-Help

Page: 288

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A Simon Mayo Book of the Year pick 'It's a delight' Grazia 'The global secrets to happiness that can change our lives' Good Housekeeping 'Beautifully illustrated and fascinating' Emerald Street 'Fascinating, inspirational . . . positivity jumps out of every page' The Lady From the bestselling author of The Year of Living Danishly, an entertaining, reassuring and useful trip around the world, discovering the secrets of happiness from 30 countries. A round the world trip through 33 international happiness concepts, from the bestselling author of The Year of Living Danishly, Helen Russell. - Feeling terrified of that upcoming job interview? Take inspiration from the Icelanders and get some Þetta reddast, the unwavering belief that everything will work out in the end. - Lost your way in life? Make like the Chinese and find your xingfu, or the thing that gives you real purpose. - Too much on your plate? The Italians can help you learn the fine art of dolce far niente, aka the sweetness of doing nothing at all. - Overwhelmed by busyness and disconnected from nature? The Swedish have a solution - just find your smultronställe, or 'wild strawberry patch', your perfect escape from the rest of the world. From Australia to Wales, via Bhutan, Ireland, Finland, Turkey, Syria, Japan, and many more besides, The Atlas of Happiness uncovers the global secrets to happiness, and how they can change our lives. Beautifully illustrated throughout, The Atlas of Happiness is the perfect read at home or away, wherever you are in the world.

Mystic and the Secret of Happiness

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Author: Anne-Claire Szubaniska

Publisher: Acam Enterprises LLC

ISBN: 9780998384832

Category: Self-Help

Page: 332

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While both uplifting and entertaining, this novel offers more than just a positive character; Mystic, a tabby cat, serves as a role model and an inspiration to help encourage you to find the pathways to achieve your own inner happiness, even when it seems impossible!

The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness

A True Story

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Author: Joel ben Izzy

Publisher: Algonquin Books

ISBN: 1565128540

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

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This inspiring memoir by a storyteller who lost his voice, and gained some unexpected wisdom, is “nothing less than a spiritual odyssey” (San Francisco Chronicle). “Heartwarming and smart and wonderfully written,” this is that rare, magical book—a book that tells a good story, but also shows us how the tales we learned when we were children shed light on our adult lives (Detroit Free Press). An award-winning professional storyteller, Joel ben Izzy had the unusual opportunity to relive those lessons when he lost his voice after undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer, and reconnected with his old teacher, Lenny. Through his meetings with Lenny, Joel rediscovers the wisdom of ancient tales and takes us on a journey into a world of beggars and kings, monks and tigers, lost horses and buried treasures—and in the end tells us the secret of happiness. “This is a beautiful book full of old tales—from China, India, Persia, Jerusalem—that help storyteller Joel ben Izzy through dark times of silence and back into light and sound once more. Wonderful!” —Grace Paley “Heartfelt . . . This brief book speaks to people in trouble. It provides edifying advice, intimately given, like the best-selling Tuesdays with Morrie.” —TheDallas Morning News “What a gift, what a blessing, funny, brilliant, wise.” —Anne Lamott

Happiness 1.1 Reloaded

Unfolding the secrets of happiness

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Author: Anand Mehra

Publisher: Anand Singh Mehra

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 54

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Happiness is one thing which we seek and chase for all our life and surprisingly this is all around us. What is happiness? Is it a state of mind or something else? How we can be happy in our life. Is there any formula? Although we all know the basic very well of happiness, but why do we forget these in our life? This is a question whose answer we search in our whole life. Some people get the answer and some not. We know the basics of happiness but we forget these basics in our daily life due to work pressure, worries about future and other reasons. We need to remember these basics always. This is the reason, “Happiness 1.1 Reloaded” idea born and I tried to summarise the basics to my reader to keep them motivated always. Ready to reload the happiness 1.1.............

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Der dänische Weg zum Glück

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Author: Meik Wiking

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783431039955

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 287

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The Joy of Living

Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness

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Author: Eric Swanson,Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409093956

Category: Religion

Page: 288

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For millennia, Buddhists have enjoyed the limitless benefits of meditation. But how does it work? And why? The principles behind this ancient practice have long eluded some of the best minds in modern science. Until now. This groundbreaking work, with a foreword by bestselling author Daniel Goleman, invites us to join in unlocking the secrets behind the practice of meditation. Working with neuroscientists, the author provides clear insights into modern research, which indicates that systematic training in meditation can enhance activity in areas of the brain associated with happiness and compassion. With an infectious joy and insatiable curiosity, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche weaves together the principles of Tibetan Buddhism, neuroscience, and quantum physics in a way that will forever change the way we understand the human experience. And using the basic meditation practices, he offers readers a chance to recognize the unlimited potential of our own minds.

The Secret of Peace and Happiness

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Author: Jean Baptiste de Saint Jure,Saint Claude de La Colombière

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Spiritual life

Page: 139

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