Think Happy (Hardcover)

Instant Peptalks to Boost Positivity

By Karen Salmansohn

Ten Speed Press, 9781607749622, 128pp.

Publication Date: August 9, 2016

List Price: 12.99*
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Description

Stay happy—no matter how much life throws at you!

Happiness expert and Oprah columnist Karen Salmansohn presents a collection of 50 inspirational inner peptalks to boost your confidence, attitude, and mood. These peptalks are different than affirmations because they’re feisty, fun and memorable--and will thereby stick in your brain like a catchy song. You’ll naturally want to keep repeating them, thereby changing your neural pathways so you’re inclined to think positive thoughts, which lead to positive habits, which lead to a positively happy life!

Whether you’re feeling stressed, need motivation, are dealing with haters, or need to turn your tale of woe into a tale of wow, THINK HAPPY’s instant peptalks and whimsical illustrations will grump-proof your brain so you can move forward with optimism, resilience, and plain ol’ fabulousness.


About the Author

KAREN SALMANSOHN is the best-selling author and book packager of more than 25 books for adults and tweens with more than 1 million copies sold. She has worked as an image consultant, serving clients such as MTV, Nickelodeon, Oxygen Media, and L'Oreal. She has been a featured happiness expert on the Today show, The View, CNN,Fox News, and Real Time with Bill Maher, and has written for Psychology Today, Mind Body Green, Positively Positive, and Huffington Post. She and her work have been covered by the New York Times, Businessweek, Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, TimeMarie Claire, Fast Company, InStyle, Self, ELLE, and the New Yorker. She speaks widely on how to increase happiness, creativity, and productivity, most recently in a TEDx talk, "Fun Is a High Performance Fuel."


Praise For Think Happy: Instant Peptalks to Boost Positivity

Praise for Karen Salmansohn:

Salmansohn reminds us that in life, we are in charge of our own destiny. We have the power to overcome through gratitude, humor and courage.
 –Tony Robbins, New York Times Best Selling Author
 
Karen is an expert on psychological research studies to help you not only recover from the tough times, but also bounce back to an even higher level than your previous bests. 
– Tim Ferriss, New York Times Best Selling Author
 
Karen packs a library’s worth of proven insights into all she does. For anyone mired in the dumps – or who just wants to live more joyfully – Karen’s for you! 
– Gretchen Rubin, New York Times Best Selling Author
 
Karen’s writing is like Paxil without the side effects.  If you’ve been sucker-punched by life (in other words, if you’re human), Karen gives you empowering, user-friendly tips to deal with it. The very act of reading her writing will make you feel happier. 
- A.J. Jacobs, New York Times Best Selling Author
 
Salmansohn’s writing is bold, playful, insightful – with powerful metaphors that provoke and inspire. Her kinetic images amplify her message and take her books to a new level of literary experience. 
– Deepak Chopra, New York Times Best Selling Author
 
If you’re not happy with what you’re getting, maybe you need a whole new plan. Karen Salmansohn offers you one. Start now!
– Seth Godin, New York Times Best Selling Author
 
Karen Salmansohn is a creative force of nature. I love her insights and relentless commitment to helping people live happy and successful lives. Her smart sense of humor and unusual metaphors make changing your life not only do-able but, totally fun. I simply adore her! 
– Marie Forleo, founder, The B School
 
Salmansohn’s got sass and shine! Her work sparks people to wake up, and at the same time, gives the comfort of perennial wisdom — such a divine combo. Sass and shine, in the best packaging! 
– Danielle LaPorte, best selling author of The Fire Starter Sessions and The Desire Map
 
Life is full of surprise challenges – and Karen Salmansohn offers informative research from the world of resiliency psychology to help ensure you bounce back from tough times stronger, better, happier! 
– Marci Shimoff, New York Times Best Selling Author
 
Salmansohn’s advice for regaining your footing after a life set back is smart, do-able and even fun. 
– Lucy S. Danziger, Editor-in-Chief, SELF Magazine
 
Karen Salmansohn is the high priestess of great attitude! 
– Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times Best Selling author
 
Karen Salmansohn will lift your spirits at the same time, focus your path in the truths, challenges and opportunities found in everyday life. 
– Sharon Salzberg, co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society
 
Karen Salmansohn is a big brain in high heels. 
– Goldie Hawn, actress and founder The Hawn Foundation