Books: The Happiness Advantage

What is important in life? Happiness or Success? Out of the two listed above, which comes first? Happiness follows success according to primary belief. Is that true? Does success follow happiness or is it the other way around? Shawn Achor believes the latter is true. If you are happy, then you will eventually have success. How is happiness important? How can we achieve happiness? Shawn Achor uses this book to answer these questions.

Shawn Achor has structured the book well. In the first part, he tells us how happiness is essential and the various personalities who embraces the advantages of happiness. Without going into too many details, Shawn outlines the main findings from this field. In the second part, he explains the seven principles for achieving the Happiness Advantage. These principles have real-life stories associated with them. The real-life stories make the book captivating. As a result, we do not want to let the book go. If you have read other self-help books, these principles are not new to them. But Shawn compiles them in such a manner, these principles make perfect sense. The final part is the conclusion.

The book is perfect as a three-act drama. At the same time, the book provides a wealth of information on how to improve your professional and personal life. You might want to buy this book. You should not only buy the book but also read it occasionally to ensure you are not straying from the path.

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  1. Replies
    1. Read it. It will give you a new perspective

  2. Wow. Happiness or Success? I've never thought I would have to choose between the two. Seems like a very interesting book. Let me see if I can buy one. Thanks for the info!

    1. Isn't surprising? We think success would bring happiness. But it is the other way around. It is a good book to have.


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