The Book of Joy
by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fifty years of exile and the soul-crushing violence of oppression. Despite their hardships—or, as they would say, because of them—they are two of the most joyful people on the planet.
Happier at Home
by Gretchen Rubin
One Sunday afternoon, as she unloaded the dishwasher, Gretchen Rubin felt hit by a wave of homesickness. Homesick—why? She was standing right in her own kitchen. She felt homesick, she realized, with love for home itself. "Of all the elements of a happy life," she thought, "my home is the most important." In a flash, she decided to undertake a new happiness project, and this time, to focus on home.
A Short Guide to a Happy Life
by Anna Quindlen
In this treasure of a book, Anna Quindlen, the bestselling novelist and columnist, reflects on what it takes to "get a life"—to live deeply every day and from your own unique self, rather than merely to exist through your days.
Finding Peace, Happiness, and Joy
by Richard G. Scott
The gospel of Jesus Christ offers us the consummate gifts of peace, happiness, and joy. But to many, these eternal promises seem elusive, even unattainable. In his familiar, warm style, Elder Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares truths we need to understand and embrace to truly have a life of peace, happiness, and joy. Filled with insightful stories and examples to illustrate doctrine and principles, the book encourages the reader while at the same time sharing profound apostolic counsel that will help us find true peace, achieve enduring happiness, and experience periods of immense joy.
Redefining Joy in the Last Days
by Chris Stewart
What is the purpose of our being? How much joy are we supposed to feel in a troubled world? Can our trials make us happier as well as stronger? If joy is the absence of sorrow or disappointment, then how could God be happy (because surely He has reasons for both!)? In this new addition to the popular Time Out Classics series, bestselling author Chris Stewart discusses how to experience a more joyful life.