Bright Side Up: 100 Ways to Be Happier Right Now (Paperback)

100 Ways to Be Happier Right Now

By Amy Spencer

Perigee Books, 9780399537271, 229pp.

Publication Date: February 7, 2012



You don't need to reinvent your whole life to be happier-you just need to turn it bright side up

We all have those days when life could use a lift. Enter Bright Side Up, a clever and comforting compendium to help you shift your perspective and appreciate what's right in front of you. With the warmth and wisdom of a dear friend, this deceptively simple guide offers emergency optimism when you need it with fresh tips that can be put to use on the spot, including:

  • Thank the lemons
  • Rally in the rain delay
  • Steer life like a motorcycle
  • Ask your one-hundred-year-old self
  • Plan your party story

    Dip in whenever you need a boost. Because when you can find the sunshine in your every day, you'll feel brighter, too.

About the Author

Amy Spencer is a Los Angeles-based relationship expert and journalist, and the author of Meeting Your Half-Orange: An Utterly Upbeat Guide to Using Dating Optimism to Find Your Perfect Match. Visit her website at

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