The Joy of Living

Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness

By Yongey Mingyur; Eric Swanson; Daniel P. Goleman (Foreword by)
(Harmony, Paperback, 9780307347312, 288pp.)

Publication Date: May 27, 2008

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An illuminating perspective on the science of meditation--and a handbook for transforming our minds, bodies, and lives
In "The Joy of Living," world-renowned Buddhist teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche--the "happiest man in the world"--invites us to join him in unlocking the secrets to finding joy and contentment in the everyday. Using the basic meditation practices he provides, we can discover paths through our problems, transforming obstacles into opportunities to recognize the unlimited potential of our own minds.

About the Author

Eric Swanson is the Leadership Networks Community Director for Externally Focused Churches.

Daniel Goleman, PH.D. is also the author of the worldwide bestseller Working with Emotional Intelligence and is co-author of "Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence," written with Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee.
Dr. Goleman received his Ph.D. from Harvard and reported on the brain and behavioral sciences for The New York Times for twelve years, where he was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He was awarded the American Psychological Association's Lifetime Achievement Award and is currently a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science His other books include Destructive Emotions," The Meditative Mind, The Creative Spirit, and Vital Lies, Simple Truths.
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