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You can be happier! Like everything else, it starts with a plan: The Happiness Plan. In this warm, welcoming book, Carmel McConnell helps you build your personal Happiness Plan, gently glide it from talk to reality, and start living the happier life you've always wanted. In seven simple steps, you'll learn how to identify your unique sources of happiness, so you can begin building a life that gives you more of them... how to live as the "real you," instead of someone else... how to unlearn unhappiness and escape "anti-happy" situations... feel the happiness that's already there... how to master the habit of living in the present, and focusing on what really matters... how to put love first, and make others happy... how to stop obsessing and worrying, and put your Happiness Plan into action! Do these things, and happiness will just happen: authentic, lasting, real. It's about taking gentle, small steps, and leading with your heart and it's easier than you ever imagined. The Happiness Plan is based on the latest breakthrough research about happiness. It works. Try it. You have nothing to lose and think of all you have to gain.
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What Would Make You Happier?
Think of the things that make you happiest: The things that really matter...the things that really last. Can you imagine having more of them in your life? Thought so...
The pursuit of happiness is the biggest goal of all, but finding happiness isn’t easy, especially in times like these. Happiness doesn’t just happen: People need a clearer vision of attainable happiness, defined in simple terms--people need a plan.
The Happiness Plan will help you build that plan. It presents an accessible set of simple observations about how you can be happier, here and now, without quitting your job, moving your family, or making great sacrifices.
The Happiness Plan is written for hard-working people, helping them to make some real changes with the right ideas.
With Carmel McConnell’s “ABC” of a happier life, you can learn how to
· Understand what can really make us happy (and it might not be
what you think)
· Recognize the big sources of happiness in your life (and make
more room for them)
· Overcome obstacles to happiness (Have you chosen a stress-based approach to life?)
· Use some simple, powerful techniques to achieve some lasting
changes to your life
Do these things and happiness will happen: authentic, lasting, real. It’s about taking gentle, small steps, and it’s easier than you ever imagined. The Happiness Plan is based on the latest breakthrough research about happiness. It works. Try it. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
About the Author:
CARMEL McCONNELL M.MBA, FRSA Founder, Magic Breakfast
Carmel McConnell is a social entrepreneur and author. Her background is unusual in combining social activism and senior corporate experience.
In 2001 she founded children’s charity Magic Breakfast, (www.magicbreakfast.com). Magic Breakfast delivers free, healthy breakfast food and nutrition education to primary schools in the UK in greatest need--feeding 1,000 children each morning. It won the Guardian Charity of the Year award in 2005.
To partly fund the Magic Breakfast, Carmel founded a social enterprise, Magic Outcomes (www.magicoutcomes.com). Magic Outcomes offers professional leadership training and team development, based in a primary school, with all profits going to Magic Breakfast. Magic Outcomes now runs programs to help low-income schools develop social enterprise skills and create more happiness for everyone in the school environment.
In 2005, Magic Outcomes won the Caroline Walker Trust Social Enterprise Award.
Carmel is a board member of the School Food Trust, board member of Social Enterprise London and Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.
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Book Description FT Press, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0137002556
Book Description FT Press, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0137002556