The Happiness Passport: A World Tour Of Joyful Living In 50 Words

byMegan C HayesIllustratorYelena Bryksenkova

Hardcover | October 30, 2018

The Happiness Passport: A World Tour Of Joyful Living In 50 Words by Megan C Hayes
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Exploring the global dictionary, from common languages to obscure dialects,The Happiness Passporttakes the reader on a joyful journey around the world seeking out the secrets of wellbeing.

The wonderfully evocative words in this collection resonate with universal emotions: the deep longing for home conjured up by the Welsh wordhiraeth,or the transportive ability of good storytelling captured in the Urdugoya. Yet at the same time each is deeply ingrained in its place of origin: long, dark Danish days encourage the warmth and cosiness ofhygge,while the satisfied chatter after a sun-soaked meal -sombremesa- resonates uniquely with Spanish hospitality. These words are simultaneously all-inclusive and peculiar to place; they are on the tip of our tongue and yet not in our vocabulary.

The Happiness Passportdelves into this treasure trove of delights, examining the cultural context of each and the lessons that we can apply in our own lives to achieve greater contentment. A must-read for all those seeking a more balanced life, this beautiful guide features original illustrations that conjure up each elusive expression.
Megan Hayesis a researcher, writer, and pioneer of the Positive Journal® approach to personal writing. As an academic in the field of positive psychology she has spent the last decade studying the psychology of happiness and researching techniques to boost happiness. She has a passion for all things related to wellbeing and a personal ...
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Title:The Happiness Passport: A World Tour Of Joyful Living In 50 WordsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:144 pages, 8.55 X 6.55 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.55 X 6.55 X 0.75 inPublished:October 30, 2018Publisher:White Lion PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1781318026

ISBN - 13:9781781318027

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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