Author: David Niven
Page Count: 204
Publication Date: 2000
Summary: Based on over 1,000 research studies, this book condenses scientific research on how to be happy into 100 practical and easy-to-implement ideas. Each idea has a main point, an example, and data from a research study.
Recommended: Yes. This book condenses heavy research into a user-friendly format with ideas that range from turning off the TV to eating some fruit every day.
If You’re Offended: No problems here
Noteworthy Excerpts: “Rooting for a local sports team was found to have positive effects by providing a common interest with others in the community and increasing happiness by 4 percent.” “The problems you spend your time and energy on should be both important and improvable. Otherwise, you are better off moving on to things you can change.”