By Tal Ben-Shahar. What kind of life do you want for yourself? What choices will create this kind of life? In his New York Times bestseller. Our time here is precious and finite. How do you want to live it — by pursuing your dreams regardless of the outcome — or tamping down your. Choose the Life You Want by Tal Ben-Shahar, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Just a fluffy little book to read here and there. And though its nice to open the book randomly and read the concepts and insights, I think this book would really rock if it had an index to certain concepts so one could pin-point a sentiment that they’re struggling with at any moment or just an idea that they’d like to mediate on.

So Easy to Use Easy access and support giving you all need and more for personal success. I like to read a chapter or two a day to focus on the lesson.

But as I was thumbing through it before actually reading it, I caught a glimpse of what lay ahead- some common sense advice on living a fulfilling, better life, and some very poignant short stories to back up the professor’s reasoning. How do you approach the relationships in your life? I did not even read it all, which is pretty unusual for me Sometimes the hardest part of decision-making is being aware that there’s a decision to be made in the first place.

He is the author of the international best sellers Happier and Being Happy, which have been translated into 25 languages.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Really enjoyed how short each suggested excerpt was, because it was easy to pick up and read a few in one sitting. Let’s change the world together. Liked how the changes suggested are all things that we can do right now and in our own u A really good read! This is then followed by a a shajar description cchoose b an illustration in the form of an example or parable.


Jan 20, Rubina rated it really liked it Shelves: His undergraduate thesis, completed inis titled “Honesty Pays: Optimize every facet of your life.

But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way—this is not easy Apr 09, diddier gil rated it really liked it. I believe this little tome can help one improve one’s self-awareness.

At every wqnt in my life I have a choice.

Choose the Life You Want: The Way to Lasting Happiness Moment by Moment

How do you want to live it — by pursuing your dreams regardless of the outcome — or tamping down your expectations and risk of disappointment? Not only do we get along better but the encouragement produces wonderful results. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book should be called ‘Positive Psychology for Dummies’.

Choose the Life You Want: The Mindful Way to Happiness by Tal Ben-Shahar

This a great book for anyone wanting to live a more purposeful life. Ask me in a year. Every single moment is an opportunity to make a conscious choice for a happy and fulfilled life. Another story talks about a study done on people who seem to be lucky. I digested three to five chapters per day, but I think just one per day is best. This is the kind of book I would reread and refer to specific chapters when needed. This content is for members only! Reading the entries was almost boring, and the advice seemed trite, and yet He promises no simple trick or secr Sometimes the hardest part of decision-making is being aware that there’s a decision to be made in the first place.


Each “chapter” is just 2 or 3 pages long, and there’s not much tex Disclosure: Choose the Life You Want offers different choices you can make in life that can impact you more than you realize. Book ratings by Goodreads.

The rapid fire jumping from one idea to the next leads to a big lack of flow. Pretty interesting and well written. One that comes to mind is his crossing of a bridge in Singapore, where he realized how fascinating everything is. I found that the best way to enjoy the book is to read it through, mark off those particulars chapters that have greater relevance, and return to them later to re-read them.

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There wasn’t anything mind-blowing in this book, rather, it delivers just what it advertises: Encourage, uplift and care for those around you. In the end, he leaves us with perhaps the simplest choice of all: Oct 11, Maria rated it did not like it.

Will it make me a better or happier person? Our perspective dictates our reality.