The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success (Paperback)Emma Seppala (author)
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Everyone wants to be happy and successful and yet the pursuit of both has never been more elusive. We are urged to craft careers that matter, to achieve more and waste no time on the small stuff, to be actively engaged in our communities and, while we are at it, to relish every second. Rather than thriving, all this pressure leads to declining wellbeing, relationships and, paradoxically, productivity.
In The Happiness Track Emma Seppala explains that behind our inability to achieve sustainable fulfillment are counterproductive theories of success. Success doesn't have to come at our personal expense. Drawing on the latest research into resilience, willpower, growth mindset, stress, creativity, compassion, mindfulness, gratitude training and optimism, Seppala shows how nurturing ourselves is the most productive thing we can do to thrive professionally and personally. Filled with practical advice on how to apply these findings to your daily life, The Happiness Track is a life-changing guide to fast-tracking your success and creating an anxiety-free life.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 298 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 18 mm
Are you a hard-driving, multi-tasking, conscientiously striving professional? Then your ideas about success are probably all wrong-and you need The Happiness Track, Dr. Emma Seppala's investigation into the counterintuitive factors that create career and life success. The best news of all? All these skills are well within your grasp -- Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind
Backed by extensive research in psychology and neuroscience, The Happiness Track offers a wealth of insight for changing how we approach our work, our personal lives, and our relationships. It's a carefully researched, engaging look at how to improve ourselves without losing our authenticity or our sanity -- Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take
Emma Seppala convinces us that reconfiguring our brain for happiness can change the way our lives unfold and the way we approach success. A worthwhile read for anyone who wants to achieve a successful and fulfilling life. -- Amy Cuddy, professor at Harvard Business School, and author of Presence
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