The single most important thing you can do to increase your level of health, wealth, and success in your life is to increase your level of happiness.
What would it take to make you happy? The fulfilling career, a big bank account, or the perfect mate? What if it didn’t take anything to make you happy? What if you could experience happiness from the inside out—no matter what’s 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 doesn’t 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 there’s nothing wrong with that, it won’t bring you the kind of deep and lasting happiness most people long for—the kind you’ll never lose, no matter what happens in your life. Based on cutting-edge research and knowledge from the world’s 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 set-point”—a fixed range of happiness we tend to return to throughout our life—that’s approximately 50 percent genetic and 50 percent learned. In the same way you’d 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 you’ll 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. You’ll 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. You’ll learn practical strategies that will help you experience happiness from the inside out.
You don’t 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.
Marci Shimoff is a celebrated transformational leader and a #1 New York Times bestselling author.
The woman’s face of the biggest self-help book phenomenon in history, she is the coauthor of six of the top-selling titles in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. She is also a featured teacher in the international movie and book sensation, The Secret. President and cofounder of The Esteem Group, Marci delivers keynote addresses and seminars to corporations, women’s associations, universities, and professional and nonprofit organizations. Over the past 25 years, Marci has inspired millions of people around the world, sharing her breakthrough methods for personal fulfillment and professional success.