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Happiness Is a Choice Paperback – January 3, 1994
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Kaufman, director of the Option Institute and author of A Land Beyond Tears ( LJ 4/1/82), contends that if you change a belief or attitude you can change your life. A decision to pursue happiness, he claims, can improve relations with others: "We can engineer our own responses, choosing love over hate, peace over conflict and happiness over depression." The first five sections relate Kaufman's philosophy and offer stories of clients' successful changes while in therapy. Section six has short chapters detailing shortcuts to happiness. The book has a four-page bibliography and two pages of additional readings. A cut above most self-help books; recommended.
- Del Cain, V.A. Medical Ctr. Lib., Bedford, Mass.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
"A great gift to anyone who reads it! I have personally benefited tremendously, and I recommend Happiness Is A Choice highly." -- O. Carl Simonton, M.D., Co-Author of Getting Well Again
"A superb book written with the greatest of compassion and sensitivity." -- Gerald Jampolsky, M.D., Author of Love Is Letting Go Of Fear
"Barry Neil Kaufman has written a moving exploration of the healing power of compassion and caring. Happiness Is A Choice affirms the unlimited potential of the human spirit and offers hope to those who have been challenged by adversity." -- Coretta Scott King, President/CEO of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change.
"For those who sincerely want to follow the supreme law of love, Barry Kaufman's book provides an unexpected blueprint to selfless living." -- Father John Catoir, Director, The Christophers
"I have long admired the work of Barry and Samahria Kaufman. Happiness Is a Choice is an excellent book, simple and effective for all." -- Bernie Siegel, M.D., Author. Love, Medicine and Miracles
"Not only a wise book, but a liberating one." -- Harold S. Kushner, Author, When Bad Things Happen to Good People
"This book really delivers! A not-to-be-missed resource and guide for anyone who wants a happier life." -- Ken Dychtwald, Ph. D., Author of Bodymind
"We are all players in the game of life...and this book shows how to be a winner. Barry Neil Kaufman's new book champions making the choice to believe in ourselves, to have a positive attitude, to be hopeful and to seize the power of loving ourselves and others." -- Lou Holtz, Head Football Coach, University of Notre Dame
"Within these pages Kaufman unfolds a precious secret for attaining happiness and leading a more meaningful, joyful life...A wonderfully wise, warm and insightful book that is sure to reward those who read it with a richer, more balanced life." -- Jesse Stoff, M.D., Author of The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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More loving, accepting, kind and joyful!
I got this book and did not stop reading until i have read it all. I was searching for information how to understand autism and how did they get rid of it. Instead i turned
my primary search into ease and unnecessary wording. I received the gift of much more than expected. The gift of understanding the difference and of understanding myself. If possible and i know how to and Bears is ok with that i will vote to classify Bears philosophy and his work towards HEALING US from OUR
INCOMPETENT attitude towards our DIFFERENCES for the NOBLE PRICE
at least so more people can change and experience healing within themselves.
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