Happiness: A Guide To Developing Life's Most Important Skill by Matthieu Ricard

Happiness: A Guide To Developing Life's Most Important Skill

byMatthieu RicardOtherDaniel Goleman

Paperback | January 5, 2007

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In this groundbreaking book, Matthieu Ricard makes a passionate case for happiness as a goal that deserves as least as much energy as any other in our lives.
Wealth? Fitness? Career success? How can we possibly place these above true and lasting well-being? Drawing from works of fiction and poetry, Western philosophy, Buddhist beliefs, scientific research, and personal experience, Ricard weaves an inspirational and forward-looking account of how we can begin to rethink our realities in a fast-moving modern world. With its revelatory lessons and exercises, Happiness is an eloquent and stimulating guide to a happier life.

About The Author

Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk, an author, translator, and photographer. He has lived, studied, and worked in the Himalayan region for over forty years. The son of French philosopher Jean-François Revel and artist Yahne Le Toumelin, Matthieu was born in France in 1946 and grew up among the personalities and ideas of Paris' intellec...

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Title:Happiness: A Guide To Developing Life's Most Important SkillFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.79 inPublished:January 5, 2007Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316167258

ISBN - 13:9780316167253

Appropriate for ages: 13

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