The Little Book of Lykke: Secrets of the World's Happiest People
A practical guide to what makes us happy from the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen and bestselling author of The Little Book of Hygge. The world has reached unprecedented levels of wealth, but while we have succeeded in getting richer, we have failed in getting happier. While... show more
A practical guide to what makes us happy from the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen and bestselling author of The Little Book of Hygge.
The world has reached unprecedented levels of wealth, but while we have succeeded in getting richer, we have failed in getting happier. While many people live lives of quiet desperation, a few people find themselves at the very top of the scale when it comes to happiness. Their behaviour is different. Their outlook is different. Their priorities are different. What can we learn from the world's happiest people?
Condensing years of research from The Happiness Research Institute, hundreds of interviews, and thousands of studies and experiments - including new studies and experiments on smiling and the effect of social media on happiness - into a comprehensive, easy-to-read and beautifully illustrated guide to finding everyday happiness.
Publish date: 2017
Publisher: Penguin Life
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Heartwarming and a nice tonic to some stress. Wiking basically looks at happiness around the world and tries to formulate some basic ideas about generating more happiness. Interesting and entertaining. Some great ideas for community building.
I'd read Wiking's Little Book of Hygge last year, and absolutely loved it; it was one of those right time/right books moments, and I took away a lot of good suggestions. So when this book's publication was announced, I kept an eye out for it. In some ways, The Little Book of Lykke is a more inte...