10 Best Books About Happiness

10 Best Books About Happiness

How to obtain happiness? You are not the first one to think about it, and definitely not the last one. There are numerous fantastic books on this hot topic, and it could be a challenge to decide which to read.

This article lists 10 best books about happiness. The authors of these books provide advice from wide perspectives. Hope they can help you get a happy life as you wish.

1. If You're So Smart Why Aren't You Happy by Dr. Raj Raghunathan

This book sums up insights and findings of Dr. Rajagopal Raghunathan when he figured out why his intelligent friends were unhappy. He realized that we should not de-prioritize happiness, but meanwhile shouldn't be too desperate in quest for chasing it.

2. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma

This book tells a fictional story of lawyer named Julian Mantle who sold his mansion and Ferrari after a heart attack. He then started pursuing wisdom instead of material wealth. His experience can give us some insight about how to live more happily.

3. The Power Of Now by Eckhart Tolle

The author of this book wants to show the readers that “life is just a series of present moments”. We should cherish every second we have and focus on the moment rather than feel bad about the past.

4. The Happiness Equation by Neil Pasricha

There are nine tips about getting happier in this book. It suggests the readers loving those things which seem little but have big potential to make us happy.

5. Solve For Happy by Mo Gawdat

After Mo Gawdat lost his son, he tried to keep pursuing happiness instead of sadness. He wrote this book about a formula that they had been working on together. It will show you how your perspective and expectation can determine your happiness.

6. Stumbling On Happiness by Dan Gilbert

This book shows the principle your brain sometimes tricks you into wrong decisions and bad mood. The author also gives some advice about how to synthesize your happiness.

7. The Power Of No by James Altucher

The Power Of No contains practical tips about using a single word to get rid of bad relationships, habits, or unnecessary things so that you can feel happier.

8. Flourish by Martin Seligman

The author of Flourish, Dr. Martin Seligman, is regarded as the father of Positive Psychology. Building on his theory, this book establishes a new model for well-being to help you explore your aims and get a happy life via some simple but powerful exercises.

9. Don't Sweat The Small Stuff by Richard Carlson

This book will tell you to take it easy, let go of some unimportant and little things that upset you, such as annoying co-workers, and help you find peace and calm in this stressful world.

10. How To Stop Worrying And Start Living by Dale Carnegie

It is a classic book in identifying and eliminating barricades to your happiness. There are many simple and practical techniques that can help you handle with various negative emotions such as worry, sadness, confusion, and criticism.

With the above books, hope you can make a bit more informed decision, focus on the wonderful people and things around you instead of little annoying ones, and may be well on your path to a happier life.