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The art of the good life : 52 surprising shortcuts to happiness, wealth, and success

Author: Rolf Dobelli
Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Presents fifty-two "happiness hacks" that are intended to optimize well-being, from being aware of limits to knowing outsiders, but not being one.
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Genre/Form: Self-help publications
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rolf Dobelli
ISBN: 9780316445092 0316445096
OCLC Number: 1007821651
Description: x, 260 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Mental accounting --
The fine are of correction --
The pledge --
Black box thinking --
Counterproductivity --
The negative art of the good life --
The ovarian lottery --
The intorspection illusion --
The authenticity trap --
The five-second no --
The focusing illusion --
The things you buy leave no real trace --
Fuck-you money --
The circle of competence --
The secret of persistence --
The tyranny of a calling --
The prision of a good reputation --
The "end of history" illusion --
The smaller meaning of life --
Your two selves --
The memory bank --
Life stories are lies --
The "good death" fallacy --
The spiral of self-pity --
Hedonism and Eudemonia --
The circle of dignity --
Part I --
The circle of dignity --
Part II --
The circle of dignity --
Part III --
The book of worries --
The opinion volcano --
Your mental fortress --
Envy --
Prevention --
Mental relief work --
The focus trap --
Read less, but twice --
on principle --
The dogma trap --
Mental subtraction --
The point of maximum deliberation --
Other people's shoes --
The illusion of the changing world --
Part I --
The illusion of the changing world --
Part II --
The "Just World" fallacy --
Cargo cults --
If you run your own race, you can't lose --
The arms race --
Making friends with weirdos --
The secretary problem --
Managing expectations --
Sturgeon's law --
In praise of modesty --
Inner success.
Other Titles: Kunst des guten Lebens.
Responsibility: Rolf Dobelli ; translated by Caroline Waight.

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Presents fifty-two "happiness hacks" that are intended to optimize well-being, from being aware of limits to knowing outsiders, but not being one.

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