The Happiness Choice: The Five Decisions That Will Take You from Where You are to Where You Want to be

The Happiness Choice: The Five Decisions That Will Take You from Where You are to Where You Want to be

By: Marilyn Tam (author)Hardback

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Discover the path to a happy life, from a woman who overcame the odds and achieved a joyful life Author Marilyn Tam takes what she learned from being an unwanted, neglected, and abused child in Hong Kong to become an international business success and humanitarian who is happy, healthy, and at peace with herself. In The Happiness Choice, she teaches readers how to live the life of their dreams. This book reveals the principles, tools, and philosophies she has used to achieve a balanced, healthy, and joyful life. People want contentment, love, and happiness from meaningful work, personal relationships, healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living. Tam details a path to get you there. * Offers overall perspective, inspiration, and support to help people achieve their dreams * Packed with personal stories and advice from Tam, celebrated entrepreneur and sought-after speaker and consultant, working globally with Fortune 500 companies, governments, and non-profit organizations The Happiness Choice, is filled with stories, tips, and insights on how anyone can live the life they've dreamed of living a happy, healthy, successful, and dynamically balanced life.

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MARILYN TAM is an author, speaker, and consultant, working globally with Fortune 500 companies, governments, and nonprofit organizations. She has been the CEO of Aveda Corp, president of Reebok Apparel and Retail Group, and vice president of Nike, Inc. Marilyn is also the cofounder and Executive Director of the Us Foundation, one of the partners for the United Nations' Habitat II, nominated as a candidate for the "Best Practice Award." Marilyn is a Director on the national board of SCORE Association, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.


FOREWORD LOOKING FOR HAPPINESS IN ALL THE RIGHT PLACES JOAN BORYSENKO, PHD xi PREFACE xv INTRODUCTION xvii Chapter 1 This Is Not the Life I Thought I Was Living 1 Chapter 2 Upturn, Downturn, Your Turn 7 Chapter 3 Life Purpose Yours 17 The Four Stages in Life 26 Sudden and Unexpected Changes 31 Following Your Life Purpose 34 Life Purpose, Health, and Happiness 37 The Life Purpose Exercise Process 39 Summary of the Life Purpose Process 41 Chapter 4 One Step at a Time 43 Quality of Life Quiz 47 Summary of the Journaling Process 48 Chapter 5 Money and Other Means of Exchange 55 How to Make Money 60 Money and Your Life Mission 63 Money Doesn t Talk, It Swears 67 Time and Money 69 Chapter 6 Relationships 73 Your Relationship with Yourself 76 Nurturing Your Relationships 84 How to Nurture Your Relationships 87 Wabi-Sabi Love 90 Uncoupling 92 Further Thoughts on Relationships 93 Gratitude 95 Chapter 7 Spirit 97 The Felt Sense 99 The Three Pillars of Chinese Wisdom 103 Spiritual Awakening 108 Chapter 8 Your Body 111 Moods, Stress, and Health 114 Diet, Exercise, Mind, and Health 118 Diet and Health 125 Antiaging, Longevity, and Health 128 The Body s Filtering Systems 129 Adrenal Glands and Stress 133 Thyroid and Health 134 Dental Fillings and Health 135 Reflections 136 Chapter 9 Your Community 139 Making Community, Making Money 142 Creating New Communities 143 Vitamin Angels 145 Another Kind of Global Community 147 One Small Person 149 An Uprising of Wellness 150 Chapter 10 Next Steps 155 SUPPORT RESOURCES 163 SUGGESTED STUDY GUIDE QUESTIONS 169 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 173 INDEX 177

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781118493168
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781118493168
  • weight: 374
  • ISBN10: 1118493168

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