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Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth 

By Ed Diener

Gratitude in Education 

By Kerry Howell

Thanks!: How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier 

by Robert Emmons

99 Blessings: An Invitation to Life 

by David Steindl-rast

Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer: An Approach to Life in Fullness  

by David Steindl-rast

Broadcasting Happiness

by Michelle Gielan

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being 

by Martin E. P. Seligman

The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work 

by Shawn Achor

The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun 

by Gretchen Rubin

Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon Self-Control, and My Other Experiments in Everyday Life 

by Gretchen Rubin

The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal: A Five-Year Record 

by Gretchen Rubin

Positivity: Top-Notch Research Reveals the 3 to 1 Ratio That Will Change Your Life 

by Barbara Fredrickson

Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life’s Most Important Skill 

by Matthieu Ricard

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life 

by Martin E. P. Seligman


by Alice Sebold

Emotional Equations: Simple Steps for Creating Happiness + Success in Business + Life 

by Chip Conley

Before Happiness: The 5 Hidden Keys to Achieving Success, Spreading Happiness, and Sustaining Positive Change 

by Shawn Achor

Savoring: A New Model of Positive Experience 

by Fred B. Bryant and Joseph Veroff

A Simple Act of Gratitude: How Learning to Say Thank You Changed My Life 

by John Kralik



Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression

by Johan Hari

The End of Stress As We Know It. 

by Bruce S. McEwen

The Yellow Car – How I stopped driving myself crazy 

by Toni Powell

The 10 Best Anxiety Busters: Simple Strategies to Take Control of Your Worry 

by Margaret Wehrenberg

Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression 

by James Gordon MD



Brain Rules (Updated and Expanded): 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School 

by John Medina

Rewire Your Brain: Think Your Way to a Better Life 

by John Arden

You Are Not Your Brain: The 4-Step Solution for Changing Bad Habits, Ending Unhealthy Thinking, and Taking Control of Your Life 

by Jeffrey M. Schwartz

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science 

by Norman Doidge

Wired For Life: Retrain Your Brain and Thrive 

by Susan Pearse

The Mind and the Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force 

by Jeffrey M. Schwartz

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey 

by Jill Bolte Taylor

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain 

by John J. Ratey

Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded): How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five 

by John Medina



Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World

by Vivek Murthy

Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How to Resolve Your Most Emotionally Charged Conflicts

by Daniel Shapiro

Words Can Change Your Brain : 12 Conversation Strategies to Build Trust, Resolve Conflict, and Increase Intimacy

by Newburg/Waldman

Everybody Wins: The Chapman Guide to Solving Conflicts without Arguing (Chapman Guides)

by Gary Chapman

The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships

by John M. Gottman

Love 2.0: Finding Happiness and Health in Moments of Connection

by Barbara Fredrickson

Happy Wives Club: One Woman’s Worldwide Search for the Secrets of a Great Marriage

by Fawn Weaver

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert

by John Gottman

Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage: America’s Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship

by John Gottman



Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World

by Matthieu Ricard

Triumphs of Experience : The Men of the Harvard Grant Study

by George E. Vaillant

A Complaint Free World: How to Stop Complaining and Start Enjoying the Life You Always Wanted 

by Will Bowen

Three Simple Steps: A Map to Success in Business and Life 

by Trevor G Blake

Du: Unlock Your Full Potential With A Word 

by Phil Parker

Blind Spots: Why We Fail to Do What’s Right and What to Do about It 

by Max H. Bazerman

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts 

by Carol Tavris

Man’s Search for Meaning 

by Viktor E. Frankl

The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control 

by Walter Mischel

Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change, Second Edition 

by Joseph Grenny

Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives 

by Gretchen Rubin



Ripple’s Effect  –

for kids by Shawn Achor



The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind  –

by Daniel J. Siegel

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain  –

by Daniel J. Siegel



Mountains Beyond Mountains

by Tracy Kidder

Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina 

by Michaela DePrince

Lucky Man: A Memoir 

by Michael J. Fox

The Happiest Refugee: A Memoir 

by Anh Do

The Happiest Man on Earth

by Eddie Jaku