Some brief overview of this book
What would it take to make you happy? A fulfilling career, a big bank account, or the perfect mate? What if it didnt take anything to make you happy? What if you could experience happiness from the inside out — no matter whats going on in your life?In Happy for No Reason: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out, transformational expert Marci Shimoff offers a breakthrough approach to being happy, one that doesnt depend on achievements, goals, money, relationships, or anything else out there. Most books on happiness tell you to find the things that make you happy and do more of them. Although theres nothing wrong with that, it wont bring you the kind of deep and lasting happiness most people long for — the kind youll never lose, no matter what happens in your life. Based on cutting-edge research and knowledge from the worlds leading experts in the fields of positive psychology and neurophysiology, plus interviews with 100 truly happy people, this life-changing book provides a powerful, proven 7-step program that will enable you to be happier right now — no matter where you start.Studies show that each of us has a happiness setpoint — a fixed range of happiness we tend to return to throughout our life — thats approximately 50 percent genetic and 50 percent learned. In the same way youd crank up the thermostat to get comfortable on a chilly day, you can actually raise your happiness set-point! The holistic 7-step program at the heart of Happy for No Reason encompasses Happiness Habits for all areas of life: personal power, mind, heart, body, soul, purpose, and relationships.In these pages youll discover moving and remarkable first-person stories of people who have applied these steps to their own lives and have become Happy for No Reason. Youll read phenomenal tales from a former drug dealer turned minister, a hit filmmaker, and a famous actress who escaped a family curse, as well as stories from doctors, mothers, teachers, and business executives. Youll learn practical strategies that will help you experience happiness from the inside out.You dont have to have happy genes, win the lottery, or lose twenty pounds. By the time you finish this book, you will know how to experience sustained happiness for the rest of your life.