Drawing from years of groundbreaking research in positive psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based practices, and neuroscience, Real Happiness provides a simple path to reach lasting happiness.
The principles of happiness - gratitude, kindness, mindfulness, forgiveness, self-compassion, optimism and connection - are masterfully presented with fresh ideas and insight. 35 easy-to-implement exercises increase awareness to achieve lasting change to your life. It is indeed possible to become happier; Real Happiness shows you the way.
Jonah talks about his book, Real Happiness:
Jonah Paquette, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, speaker and author. He is the author of Real Happiness (PESI Publishing, 2015), a research-based self-help book in which he distills the key findings in the fields of happiness and offers user-friendly tools to achieve lasting well-being. His second book, The Happiness Toolbox (PESI Publishing, 2018), offers readers an array of easy-to-use handouts and exercises designed to enhance happiness in a lasting way. His latest book, Awestruck, explores the psychological and health benefits of awe and wonder.
Jonah is also the assistant regional training director for Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, where he helps to manage a large mental health training program spanning over 20 medical centers. In addition to his clinical work and writing, Jonah offers training and consultation to therapists and organizations on the promotion of well-being and regularly conducts professional workshops around the country. He is also a frequent media contributor, having been featured in print, online, and radio outlets. He has a passion for imparting the key findings related to happiness and wellbeing with a broader audience, and he is honored to share these with you.
Financial: Dr. Jonah Paquette has an employment relationship with Kaiser Permanente. He receives compensation as a consultant and trainer. Dr. Paquette receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. He is an author with Shambhala Publications and receives royalties. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Jonah Paquette is a member of the American Psychological Association, the California Psychological Association, and the Marin County Psychological Association.
“Fresh, insightful and enjoyable read on the important topic of well-being."
-John B. Arden, PhD, author of Brain2Brain,The Brain Bible, and Rewire the Brain
“Paquette presents readers with the latest in the science of happiness, and does it in a way that is both accessible and practically useful.”
-Acacia C. Parks, PhD, Scientific Advisor to Happify.com
“Simple strategies and exercises rooted in scientific research to help you improve your emotional well-being and feel more content, optimistic, and yes, happier!”
-Nataly Kogan, co-founder and CEO, Happier Inc
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