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Overview Presents insights and techniques to help readers understand, attain, and maintain happiness despite human nature's tendency to be insatiable
We are completely satisfied with nothing
There is little correlation between the circumstances of people's lives and how happy they are.
This is the repair manual we should have been handed at birth
When you ask people abouttheir most cherished values in life, "happiness" is always at the top of the list. However, unhappiness does not seem to be the exceptional order to be happy, we first have to battle ourselves.
Happiness is an obligation--to yourself and to others
Not only do we have a right to be happy, we have an obligation to be happy. Our happiness has an effect on the lives of everyone around us--it provides them with a positive environment in which to thrive and to be happy themselves.
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Wilson Public Library Catalog - 01/01/2004 page 52
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Studio: Harper Paperbacks
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.96" Width: 5.38" Height: 0.48" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1999
Publisher Harper Paperbacks
ISBN 0060987359 ISBN13 9780060987350 UPC 099455013000
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More About Dennis Prager
Dennis Prager is one of America's most respected radio talk show hosts. He has been broadcasting on radio in Los Angeles since 1982. His popular show became nationally syndicated in 1999 and airs live, Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to Noon (Pacific Time) from his home station, KRLA. Widely sought after by television shows for his opinions, he's appeared on Larry King Live, Hardball, Hannity & Colmes, CBS Evening News, The Today Show and many others.
Happiness Is a Serious Problem: A Human Nature Repair Manual, was published in February, 1998 by HarperCollins and was best seller for fifteen consecutive weeks on the Los Angeles Times best seller list.
Think a Second Time contains 44 essays on 44 different subjects. Bill Bennett called it "one of those rare books that can change an intelligent mind." USA Today columnist and professor of law Susan Estrich called it "Brilliant, a tour de force."The Nine Questions People Ask About Judaism, co-written with Joseph Telushkin, has been translated into nearly a dozen languages, and is the most widely used introduction to Judaism in the world. It is still a best-seller in paperback over 20 years after it's release.
Dennis has engaged in interfaith dialogue with Catholics at the Vatican, Muslims in the Persian Gulf, Hindus in India, and Protestants at Christian seminaries throughout America. For ten years, he conducted a weekly interfaith dialogue on radio with representatives of virtually every religion in the world. New York's Jewish Week described Dennis Prager as "one of the three most interesting minds in American Jewish Life.
Mr. Prager was a Fellow at Columbia University's School of International Affairs, where he did graduate work at the Middle East and Russian Institutes. He has taught Russian and Jewish history at Brooklyn College; and was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the U.S. Delegation to the Vienna Review Conference on the Helsinki Accords. He holds an honorary doctorate of laws from Pepperdine University.
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Let's get real Feb 26, 2008
The book seems to focus on excepting things that you have the ability to change to improve your life. If you really want ot improve your life, make the changes that are neccessary.
Missing tile syndrome... Please.
This book is a MUST HAVE!! Feb 23, 2008
This book changed my life when I first discovered it ten years ago! Although, I have always been blessed with the `happy' gene, I developed a whole new understanding for the subject matter and a new appreciation of just how important it is to our world as a whole. Anyone can benefit from this book. I highly suggest getting one for yourself and one for someone you care about. As Jim Rohn said, you can become a part of someone else's testimonial by changing their life for the better, and you can do that with the simple suggestion of the right book to do that... I believe, this is that book!
Dennis helped inspire me to create the website I launched on the subject of happiness just over a year ago.
Happiness is a serious problem SOLVER Feb 17, 2008
This book was a shot of B12 to my soul....a refreshing relief from "blame and shame" self help books that invite the reader to drag their stuff through paralyzing analysis until the clutter is overwhelming. Personal responsibility. Simplicity. But not an over-simplification of life. Just real healthy revelation in reader friendly format...short, succinct meaty chapters(1-2 pages) that help you eat the elephant one bite at a time. Nice.
This is by far the best self help book on Happiness I have ever read. Jan 10, 2008
The amazing thing about it is that it actually has a lot of humor in it as well! I really enjoyed reading this book and it forced me to re-think about my perspective on the way I compare myself to others. Reading this book will put you on the right track of the happier life train. Choo Choo and Woo Woo! David Jacobson: author of "The 7 ½ Habits of Highly Humorous People"
The 7 1/2 Habits of Highly Humorous People
Excellent Book Dec 28, 2007
I'm married to a wonderful woman but she needs to figure out how to be happy. This book has been a good guide for her.