Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment
- McGraw-Hill Education (2007年5月31日発売)
- Amazon.co.jp ・洋書 (208ページ)
- / ISBN・EAN: 9780071492393
Shahar talk about the important of living in the present, and living in the future for the ultimate currency - Happiness.
This is a work book, by following the exercise help me to enhance the self awareness. And therefore become more happier.
The question we should not ask is, "Am I happy?" instead we should ask "Am I happier than before?"
○How can i become happier?
○what rituals make you happier? introduce one or two rituals at a time, and make sure they become habits before you introduce new ones.
○Each night before going to sleep, write down at least five things that made or make you happy.
○the 4 archetypes: Rat race, Nihilism, Hedonism, and Happiness
○Happiness is...? the overall experience of pleasure and meaning
○Mapping your life and make a list of the things that are most meaningful and pleasurable to you.
○Happiness as the ultimate currency
○Create a happiness map --based on the data you collected in the exercise in the Capter3, envision your ideal week
○Set self-concordant goals
○Flow= task difficulty × skill level
○Create an education program for yourself
○Write about your failure, and some of the lessons and benefits that came about as a result of the experience
○Work as a job, as a career, as a calling
○A job= a chore, with the focus being financial rewards rather than personal fulfillment
○A career= motivated by extrinsic factors, such as money and advancement by power and prestige
○A calling=work is an end itself. he works because he wants to.
○3 questions of the MPS process: ①what give me meaning? wha t provides me with a sense of meaning? ②what gives me pleasure? what do I enjoy doing? ③ what are my strengths? what am I good at?
○Job discriprion → Calling discription
○Cultivationg over Finding= cultivating the one chosen relationship
○Self-interest and benevolence
○Happiness boosters =activities that provide us with both meaning and pleasure