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If You Re So Smart Why Aren T You Happy

Author : Raj Raghunathan
ISBN : 9781101980743
Genre : Business & Economics
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The first book by the creator of COURSERA®'s most popular online course in 2015, "A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment" Could the same traits that drive your career success also be keeping you from being happier? Fifteen years after getting his MBA, Raj Raghunathan spent some time with his old classmates. He noticed that though they’d all done well, there didn’t appear to be much correlation between their academic success and career success. What Raj found even more curious was the even smaller correlation between career success and what he calls life success. The greater the career success, the more unhappy, out of shape, harried and distracted his friends were. If intelligence helps with decision-making, smart people should naturally make better life choices. So why are so many of the smartest, brightest, most successful people profoundly unhappy? Raj set out to find an answer to this problem, and extensively researched happiness not just of students and business people, but also stay-at-home-parents, lawyers, and artists, among others. If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy? takes readers on a fun and meaningful tour of the best research available on how some of the very determinants of success may also come to deflate happiness. Raghunathan explores the seven most common inclinations that successful people need to overcome, and the seven habits they should adopt instead. Among his surprising findings... ·The correlation between wealth and happiness is much smaller than you'd expect it to be ·Generosity is not only a key to happiness, but a determining factor of long term success ·Appreciating uncertainty, rather than seeking full control of outcomes, is necessary for happiness If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy? will give you a powerful new perspective on your work, personal goals and relationships, whether you’re already successful or just starting out. From the Hardcover edition.

Allergic To Happiness

Author : Mitchell H. Messer
ISBN : 0963677675
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Never Pure

Author : Steven Shapin
ISBN : 9780801898617
Genre : Science
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This wide-ranging and intensely interdisciplinary collection by one of the most distinguished historians and sociologists of science represents some of the leading edges of change in the scholarly understanding of science over the past several decades.

Solve For Happy

Author : Mo Gawdat
ISBN : 9781501157592
Genre : Self-Help
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In this “powerful personal story woven with a rich analysis of what we all seek” (Sergey Brin, cofounder of Google), Mo Gawdat, Chief Business Officer at Google’s [X], applies his superior logic and problem solving skills to understand how the brain processes joy and sadness—and then he solves for happy. In 2001 Mo Gawdat realized that despite his incredible success, he was desperately unhappy. A lifelong learner, he attacked the problem as an engineer would: examining all the provable facts and scrupulously applying logic. Eventually, his countless hours of research and science proved successful, and he discovered the equation for permanent happiness. Thirteen years later, Mo’s algorithm would be put to the ultimate test. After the sudden death of his son, Ali, Mo and his family turned to his equation—and it saved them from despair. In dealing with the horrible loss, Mo found his mission: he would pull off the type of “moonshot” goal that he and his colleagues were always aiming for—he would share his equation with the world and help as many people as possible become happier. In Solve for Happy Mo questions some of the most fundamental aspects of our existence, shares the underlying reasons for suffering, and plots out a step-by-step process for achieving lifelong happiness and enduring contentment. He shows us how to view life through a clear lens, teaching us how to dispel the illusions that cloud our thinking; overcome the brain’s blind spots; and embrace five ultimate truths. No matter what obstacles we face, what burdens we bear, what trials we’ve experienced, we can all be content with our present situation and optimistic about the future.

The Obsidian Horse

Author : Hank T. Cannon
ISBN : 9781304669674
Genre : Fiction
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A deadly betrayal triggers an inexorable avalanche of events vaulting Pyge the Black back home to the loving clutches of his immediate family, twenty years after he went to insane lengths to make them think he was dead. Forced to re-assume his true name and the curse of immobility that accompanied his old identity, Pyge has to face a family who's actions left him crippled, in mind, and body, and unravel the secret that kept him hidden from them for 20 years. Pyge has a god on his side, unfortunately his family does as well and their divine backup is much bigger than his. But Pyge isn't a young lad being taken apart on a torturer's table anymore. He has his guns; his war hammer; the demonic power he sacrificed dearly for; and his only friend and most precious possession: The Obsidian Horse.

Good Housekeeping

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105021204123
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The Ultimate Power

Author : Shadahyah Elizabeth
ISBN : 9781466943452
Genre : Fiction
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Three girls born to three sisters are destined for greatness, with a prophecy hanging over their heads that will determine the faith of the whole world. These girls must come together and conquer their fears in order to defeat a tyrant king before it's too late.

The X Chromosome

Author : Victoria Vega
ISBN : 9781625165886
Genre : Humor
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The "X" Chromosome is one woman's witty and comical outlook on why men think women suck, why women think men suck, and a comical outlook on to how to "fix it all." Whether you are single, dating or married, this book is the ultimate bitch session for all. Victoria Vega lives in Long Island, New York, with her husband and identical twin daughters. She is the author of another humorous book titled How to be ME at 40?!?!

The Seal S Holiday Babies

Author : Tina Leonard
ISBN : 9781460342237
Genre : Fiction
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A HERO'S SURPRISE Bridesmaids Creek, Texas, loves weddings. So favorite son Ty Spurlock hatches a plan to bring his single cowboy friends to town to woo the local ladies…as long as they stay away from Jade Harper. Ty secretly wants the gorgeous redhead for himself…even though he's about to leave town to join the Navy SEALs. Jade refuses to stand in the way of Ty's dream of being a SEAL…but she also can't hide her precious surprise—two precious surprises!—when her hero comes home for Christmas. The whole town is in on a secret that's about to rock Ty's world. Head over heels for his twin girls, he's ready to do the honorable thing. But how can Jade say yes to a man who was never meant to be tied down?

Entwined With You

Author : Sylvia Day
ISBN : 9781101604922
Genre : Fiction
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The worldwide phenomenon continues as Eva and Gideon face the demons of their pasts and accept the consequences of their obsessive desires in the third novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Crossfire series. From the moment I first met Gideon Cross, I recognized something in him that I needed. Something I couldn’t resist. I also saw the dangerous and damaged soul inside—so much like my own. I was drawn to it. I needed him as surely as I needed my heart to beat. No one knows how much he risked for me. How much I’d been threatened, or just how dark and desperate the shadow of our pasts would become. Entwined by our secrets, we tried to defy the odds. We made our own rules and surrendered completely to the exquisite power of possession...

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