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The atlas of happiness : the global secrets of how to be happy / Helen Russell.

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  • ISBN: 9780762467877 : HRD
  • ISBN: 0762467878 : HRD
  • Physical Description: 277 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, 2019.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Australia : fair go -- Bhutan : Gross National Happiness -- Brazil : saudade -- Canada : joie de vivre -- China : Xingfu -- Costa Rica : pura vida -- Denmark : arbejdsglæde -- England : jolly -- Finland : Kalsarikännit -- Germany : Gemütlichkeit -- Greece : meraki -- Hawaii : aloha -- Iceland : Þetta reddast -- India : jugaad -- Iceland : craic.
Summary, etc.:
A round the world trip through 33 international happiness concepts, from the bestselling author of The Year of Living Danishly, Helen Russell. Feeling terrified of that upcoming job interview? Take inspiration from the Icelanders and get some Þetta reddast, the unwavering belief that everything will work out in the end. Lost your way in life? Make like the Chinese and find your xingfu, or the thing that gives you real purpose. Too much on your plate? The Italians can help you learn the fine art of dolce far niente, aka the sweetness of doing nothing at all. - Overwhelmed by busyness and disconnected from nature? The Swedish have a solution - just find your smultronställe, or 'wild strawberry patch', your perfect escape from the rest of the world. From Australia to Wales, via Bhutan, Ireland, Finland, Turkey, Syria, Japan, and many more besides, The Atlas of Happiness uncovers the global secrets to happiness, and how they can change our lives.
Subject: Happiness.
Self-actualization (Psychology).
Happiness > Cross-cultural studies.

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The Atlas of Happiness : The Global Secrets of How to Be Happy
The Atlas of Happiness : The Global Secrets of How to Be Happy
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The Atlas of Happiness : The Global Secrets of How to Be Happy


A fun, illustrated guide that takes us around the world, discovering the secrets to happiness. A uthor Helen Russell ( The Year of Living Danishly ) uncovers the fascinating ways that different nations search for happiness in their lives, and what they can teach us about our own quest for meaning. This charming and diverse assortment of advice, history, and philosophies includes: Sobremesa from Spain Turangawaewae from New Zealand Azart from Russia Tarab from Syria joie de vivre from Canada and many more.