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Williams, Katie

Summary: "Pearl is a happiness technician whose teenaged son Rhett seems to find greater satisfaction in being unhappy. Told from an alternating cast of characters from within Pearl and Rhett's world, this story about relationships and the ways they can surprise and define us illuminates our national obsession with positive psychology, our reliance on quick fixes and technology"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC WIL

Dondi

Summary: "The Five Elements brings the wisdom of an ancient healing system to the modern reader. Many people today are interested in knowing themselves better, as evidenced by the popularity of personality tests online and in magazines. They want to know the reason behind their responses to situations. In this book, Dondi Dahlin shows us that we are all born with individual rhythms that go beyond the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TarcherPerigee 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 DAH

Wiking, Meik

Summary: Embrace Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) and become happier with this definitive guide to the Danish philosophy of comfort, togetherness, and well-being.Why are Danes the happiest people in the world? The answer, says Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, is Hygge. Loosely translated, Hygge--pronounced Hoo-ga--is a sense of comfort, togetherness, and well-being. "Hygge is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 948.9 WIK

Summary: A collection of original essays and expanded testimonials written to teens from celebrities, political leaders, and everyday people. While many of these teens can't see a positive future for themselves, we can. We can show LGBT youth the kind of happiness, potential, and satisfaction their lives hold if they can just get through these early years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.766 IT
1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306.766 IT

Summary: A woodcutter's two children are led by a fairy through the past, present, and even the future to find the Bluebird of Happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Sh 13

Blankson, Amy

Summary: "Technology-at least in theory-is improving our productivity, efficiency, and communication. The one thing it's not doing is making us happier. We are experiencing historically high levels of depression and dissatisfaction. But it doesn't have to be that way. Technology can drive-not diminish-human happiness. Our brains receive 11 million bits of information every second but can only process 40...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 158 BLA

Bruna, John

Summary: "A rich and multilayered guide that offers readers accessible wisdom and practical methods to cultivate deeper satisfaction in everyday experiences. In contrast to stimulus-driven pleasure, contentment comes from living a life of meaning that aligns with one's values.The authoridentifies the common traps people fall into looking for happiness that actually create stress, worries, and fears, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Central Recovery Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 BRU

Cleantis, Tracey

Summary: "When the best option is to let go of the life you planned for yourself and find a new path, a world of possibilities can surprisingly open up. Learn whether it is time to let go, and if so, how to move through your grief and find your way forward in TheNext Happy. If you believe, you can do anything. Although well-meaning, these intended words of inspiration can make us feel like failures....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hazelden 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 CLE

Francis

Summary: A collection of homilies, speeches, and "messages of the day" that brings together Pope Francis's wisdom on finding happiness in the here and now.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 248 FRA

Henderson, Ray

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. 1925

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Manning, Craig

Summary: "Explore all the definitions of love with your friends from Sesame Street! In this illustrated picture book, children will [see] their favorite characters share what love means to them. This ... story will show children to look for love in new ways in their everyday lives"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE SES

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Merlin the magician will not eat or sleep or speak to anyone. The enchantress Morgan asks young Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania for help. Jack and Annie know they have to search for one of the four secrets of happiness to help Merlin the magician find joy in his life again. And so they head off in the magic tree house for Florence, Italy, in the early 1500s, then to a misty island in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio & Listening Library 2007

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Riley, Sheri

Summary: "Peace is possible. Peace is our power. Peace is the New Success[registered mark]. Constantly striving to achieve one goal after another and investing more in our careers than in our actual lives have left many of us feeling overwhelmed, overworked, and disconnected from who we are--anything but happy. Take Sheri Riley. She rose to the top of her field and was miserable. Sure she was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 RIL

Smallin, Donna

Summary: Finally, a way to get rid of the clutter -- and keep it away -- without making the process a full-time job! Organizing and cleaning expert Donna Smallin shows you how to enjoy the happy, healthy, inviting home you long for with hundreds of time-saving tips and solutions to your clutter and cleaning problems. Her approach is manageable and simple, helping you focus on the things that will make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 660 SMA

Warhola, James.

Summary: Jungle animals sing the verses of this popular song that encourages everyone to express their happiness through voice and movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JE REF WAR
2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WAR

Summary: Chronicles the life of a young man whose struggle for success threatens his personal happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FRO

Ben-Shahar, Tal

Summary: In his trailblazing Harvard courses, his internationally bestselling books, as well as his lectures and videos, positive psychologist Tal Ben-Shahar has shared his wisdom on finding fulfillment with people around the world. But even a happiness expert needs a sympathetic ear now and then. Tal found his—not in a fellow psychologist or guru, but in his longtime neighborhood barber, Avi, who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Experiment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 BEN

Dalai Lama XIV

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Two leading spiritual masters share their wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity, sharing personal stories and teachings about the science of profound happiness and the daily practices that anchor their emotional and spiritual lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 DAL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 294.3 DAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 294.3 Dalai 2016

Dewan, Jenna

Summary: Actress and dancer Dewan ("Step Up") shares with readers how they can elevate their life and experience beauty every day--a beautiful, insightful, and powerful vision for anyone who wants to feel better, focus on what's important, and maintain a sense of balance, all with strength and grace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 DEW

Foster, Rick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 FOS

Galloway, Scott

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of The Four, Scott Galloway, a provocative book of hard-won wisdom for achieving a fulfilling career and life, based on his viral video of the same name. Scott Galloway teaches brand strategy at NYU's Stern School of Business, but often his class veers to life strategy. His students are smart and hardworking, but they struggle with life's biggest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2019

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Gay, Jason

Summary: "The Wall Street Journal's popular columnist Jason Gay delivers a hilarious and heartfelt guide to modern living. Four times a week, millions of men and women turn to Jason Gay's column in The Wall Street Journal. Why is Gay so celebrated? It starts withhis amusing, fan's-eye-view of the sports world, which he loves but doesn't take too seriously. But his most celebrated features are his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 158 GAY

Gray Smith, Monique

Summary: The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you love. What fills your heart with happiness? This beautiful board book, with illustrations from celebrated artist Julie Flett, serves as a reminder for little ones and adults alike to reflect on and cherish the moments in life that bring us joy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SMI BOARDBOOK

Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe)

Summary: Brief text and illustrations featuring Charlie Brown and his friends define happiness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cider Mill Press Book Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCH