• The Happiness Paradox

  • By: Richard Eyre
  • Narrated by: Paul Stefano
  • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (12 ratings)

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The Happiness Paradox

By: Richard Eyre
Narrated by: Paul Stefano
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New York Times number-one best-selling author Richard Eyre contends that the three things today's society desires most - control, ownership, and independence - are, paradoxically, what bring the most discouragement and unhappiness in our lives. Providing a mind-changing exploration of the inherent problems with our fixation on material possessions, control over our lives, and independence from others, Eyre responds with a unique and engaging counterpoint of how to switch to the joy-giving alternatives of serendipity, stewardship, and interdependence and thus live a more verdant and abundant life.

The first half of The Happiness Paradox explores today's challenges to happiness. The second half of the book explores The Happiness Paradigm: How a New View Can Turn Your Life Right-Side Up. Eyre, author of Teaching Your Children Values, The Entitlement Trap, and The Turning, uses his engaging and highly personal style to walk us through a mental paradigm shift that can change our lives. An impactful and illuminating exploration of how what we seek impacts our well-being, The Happiness Paradox/The Happiness Paradigm is one of the most unique books ever written about our search for lasting joy.

©2018 Richard Eyre (P)2018 Richard Eyre

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