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How To Be Happy: How Developing Your Confidence, Resilience, Appreciation and Communication Can Lead to a Happier, Healthier You

Book Description

We all have the capacity to be happy. There may be occasions in your life where this seems a challenging concept, however there are some very definite things that you can do to make sure that you are happy more often than not. After all, happy people get sick less often, they have more energy, are more creative, sustain more positive relationships and are more fun to be around.

With the help of Liggy Webb, you can create your own personal happiness toolkit! How to be Happy will help you feel more self-empowered and in control of any situation, helping you progress in your work and personal life.

You will learn how to:

  • Build your self-confidence to make the best of who you are

  • Be open to learning new things, to become more effective and creative

  • Develop an attitude of gratitude to appreciate life more

  • Encourage and sustain positive relationships

  • Build your resilience and emotional strength to cope with stress and manage change

  • Foster a healthy attitude and get fit for life

  • You can make the decision right now to be happier if you really want to be. Life is what you make it - so learn how to be happy, effective and energetic - and watch how it inspires those around you.

    Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. ENDORSEMENTS
    3. Title page
    4. Copyright page
    5. DEDICATION
    6. PREFACE
    7. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
    8. AN INTRODUCTION TO HAPPINESS
      1. SO WHAT IS HAPPINESS?
      2. SOME OF THE SCIENCE BEHIND HAPPINESS
      3. WHOLESOME HAPPINESS
      4. HOW TO BE HAPPIER
    9. 1 LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT
      1. THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING
      2. WHAT IS A POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE?
      3. THINK ABOUT YOUR THOUGHTS
      4. YOU AND YOUR EMOTIONS
      5. UNDERSTANDING HABITS
      6. SUSTAINING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE
      7. AVOID NEGATIVE ATTITUDE GERMS
      8. BE A RADIATOR
      9. TAKE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY
    10. 2 BE THE BEST YOU CAN BE
      1. ARE YOU YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND?
      2. SELF-AWARENESS
      3. SELF-CONFIDENCE
      4. BRING OUT THE BEST IN YOURSELF
      5. NEGATIVE INHIBITING THOUGHTS
      6. POSITIVE SELF-TALK
      7. MOTIVATIONAL SUPPORT
    11. 3 FIT FOR LIFE
      1. HEALTH IN THE 21ST CENTURY
      2. EXERCISE
      3. NUTRITION
    12. 4 DE-STRESS
      1. WHAT IS STRESS?
      2. SYMPTOMS AND CAUSES
    13. 5 MANAGING CHANGE
      1. CHANGE AND MODERN LIVING
      2. CHANGE AND GRIEF
      3. THE BENEFITS OF CHANGE
      4. MANAGING CHANGE
      5. CHANGE AND OTHERS
    14. 6 BOUNCE ABILITY
      1. PERSONAL RESILIENCE
      2. RESEARCHING RESILIENCE
      3. HOW IS YOUR BOUNCE ABILITY?
      4. HOW TO BE MORE RESILIENT
    15. 7 LIFELONG LEARNING
      1. THE BENEFITS OF LEARNING
      2. LEARNING AND INTELLIGENCE
      3. LEARNING STYLES
      4. LIFELONG LEARNING
      5. WHATEVER YOU DO, KEEP LEARNING!
    16. 8 POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS
      1. RELATIONSHIPS
      2. ACCEPT AND CELEBRATE DIFFERENCES
      3. LISTEN EFFECTIVELY
      4. GIVE PEOPLE YOUR TIME
      5. DEVELOP YOUR COMMUNICATION SKILLS
      6. MANAGE MOBILE TECHNOLOGY
      7. LEARN TO GIVE AND TAKE FEEDBACK
      8. LEARN TO TRUST MORE
      9. DEVELOP EMPATHY
      10. LET IT BE
    17. 9 LIFE BALANCE
      1. LIFE BALANCE
      2. FINDING THAT BALANCE
    18. 10 APPRECIATING LIFE
      1. WHAT IS GRATITUDE?
      2. THE BENEFITS OF GRATITUDE
      3. GRATITUDE AND HAPPINESS
    19. 11 CULTIVATING KINDNESS
      1. EMPATHY, COMPASSION AND KINDNESS
      2. UNDERSTANDING EMPATHY
      3. UNDERSTANDING COMPASSION
      4. UNDERSTANDING KINDNESS
    20. 12 MAKING A DIFFERENCE
      1. MEANING AND PURPOSE
      2. FINDING YOUR PURPOSE
      3. GIVING
      4. HOW TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
    21. HAPPY RESOURCES
      1. TOP TEN – HAPPY WEBSITES
      2. TOP TEN – HAPPY FILMS
      3. TOP TEN – HAPPY SONGS
      4. . . . AND TEN HAPPY CLASSICAL MUSIC PIECES
      5. TOP TEN – HAPPY QUOTES
    22. Index