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Better Than Chocolate

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Better Than Chocolate

50 Proven Ways to Feel Happier

By Siimon Reynolds

Ten Speed Press, Hardcover, 9781580086578, 112pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2005


What could possibly be better than chocolate? How about good health, self-acceptance, loving relationships, freedom from fear and guilt, and a clear sense of purpose in life? In BETTER THAN CHOCOLATE, happy guy Siimon Reynolds offers 50 bites of delightful wisdom that are guaranteed to boost your mood instead of your blood sugar. From Taoism to psycho-cyberkinetics, this delicious little book distills simple lessons from the world’s major theories about happiness, such as:

  • Ask uplifting questions (they can change the direction of your thinking).
  • Try a low-insulin diet (balancing sugar levels sweetens your mood).
  • Understand Buddhist theory (fewer desires leads to less suffering).
  • Kiss someone (kissing just feels great).Animated with cheery illustrations, BETTER THAN CHOCOLATE is sweeter than a candy bar baked into a brownie and dipped in hot fudge—and a whole lot better for you.

  • About the Author
    SIIMON REYNOLDS has studied happiness for the past 20 years. He is the chairman and creative director of Love Communications, an advertising agency based in Australia. He has won almost every major advertising award in the world, including the Gold Lion at Cannes and the Grand Prize at the London International Advertising Festival. He lives in Sydney, Australia.