Die besten 100 Bücher zu Happiness

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Happiness Bücher: Savor von Thich Nhat Hanh and Lilian Cheung


Thich Nhat Hanh and Lilian Cheung
Mindful Eating, Mindful Life
4.2 (123 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Savor?

Savor (2010) provides advice and inspiration on how to find inner peace, joy and strength – especially for those trying to sustainably lose weight – with Buddhist teachings and techniques for appreciating the richness of life in the present moment. It also draws on the latest nutritional science research on the best ways to eat and exercise, presenting readers with a holistic method for improving their physical, psychological and spiritual well-being, and thereby transforming their lives.

Wer Savor lesen sollte

  • Anyone wanting to sustainably lose weight
  • Anyone wanting more peace and happiness in everyday life

Happiness Bücher: The Power of Now von Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now

Eckhart Tolle
A Guide To Spiritual Enlightenment
4.5 (1.346 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Power of Now?

The Power of Now (1997) offers a specific method for putting an end to suffering and achieving inner peace, living fully in the present and separating yourself from your mind. The book also teaches you to detach yourself from your “ego” – a part of the mind that seeks control over your thinking and behavior. It argues that by doing so you can learn to accept the present, reduce the amount of pain you experience, improve your relationships and enjoy a better life in general.

Wer The Power of Now lesen sollte

  • Anyone seeking inner peace and enlightenment
  • Anyone who is experiencing pain and is unsatisfied with their own existence
  • Anyone who has the feeling that they are standing in their own way

Happiness Bücher: The Art of Happiness von Dalai Lama

The Art of Happiness

Dalai Lama
A Handbook for Living
4.6 (435 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Art of Happiness?

The Art of Happiness (1998) is based on interviews of His Holiness the Dalai Lama conducted by the psychiatrist Howard C. Cutler. The combination of Tibetan Buddhist spiritual tradition with Dr. Cutler’s knowledge of Western therapeutic methods and scientific studies makes this a very accessible guide to everyday happiness. The book spent 97 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.

Wer The Art of Happiness lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in how they can deal with suffering and find lasting happiness
  • Anyone interested in how the Dalai Lama’s teachings intersect with Western therapeutic methods and scientific studies
  • Anyone struggling with anger, anxiety, guilt or other negative mental states

Happiness Bücher: The Happiness Project von Gretchen Rubin

The Happiness Project

Gretchen Rubin
Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
4.4 (206 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Happiness Project?

What is happiness and how can we bring more of it into our lives? Gretchen Rubin asked herself this question because although she fulfilled all the prerequisites for a happy life – an intact family, a good job and enough money for a rainy day – she found herself frequently unhappy. During her year-long Happiness Project, she read about various techniques and theories on increasing happiness and tried to become happier with their help.


Wer The Happiness Project lesen sollte

  • Anyone who wants to boost the little bits of happiness in their everyday lives
  • Anyone looking for ideas and theories about happiness
  • Anyone in need of concrete suggestions about how to establish a balance between work, social life, family and self-fulfillment



Happiness Bücher: Finding Your Element von Ken Robinson

Finding Your Element

Ken Robinson
How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life
4.3 (550 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Finding Your Element?

Finding Your Element (2013) offers engaging advice on ways you might discover your true passions and talents, and then reorient your life to incorporate more time for them. Written with a keen sense of wit, Finding Your Element offers entertaining and inspiring wisdoms that will help you not only to be more productive but also to improve your overall happiness and quality of life.

Wer Finding Your Element lesen sollte

  • Anyone who would like to focus on their passions more
  • Anyone who'd like advice on how to discover their passions
  • Anyone interested in improving the quality of their life in general

Happiness Bücher: The Antidote von Oliver Burkeman

The Antidote

Oliver Burkeman
Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking
4.4 (330 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Antidote?

The Antidote is the intelligent person’s guide to understanding the much-misunderstood idea of happiness. The author emphasizes that positive thinking isn’t the solution, but part of the problem. He outlines an alternative, “negative” path to happiness and success that involves embracing failure, pessimism, insecurity and uncertainty – what we usually spend our lives trying to avoid.

Wer The Antidote lesen sollte

  • Anyone who wants to feel happy, even when things go wrong
  • Anyone who’s tired of setting and trying to follow through rigid goals
  • Anyone who wants to learn to appreciate what they have

Happiness Bücher: The Happiness Hypothesis von Jonathan Haidt

The Happiness Hypothesis

Jonathan Haidt
Putting Ancient Wisdom and Philosophy to the Test of Modern Science
4.5 (222 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Happiness Hypothesis?

In The Happiness Hypothesis, Jonathan Haidt examines the ideas of famous ancient thinkers in light of modern knowledge and uses scientific findings to answer the question, “What makes a person happy?” The book will provide you with a better understanding of human social behavior and enable you to increase your own happiness.

Wer The Happiness Hypothesis lesen sollte

  • Anyone looking for more happiness and meaning in his or her life
  • Anyone interested in psychology and research on happiness

Happiness Bücher: Buddha’s Brain von Rick Hanson

Buddha’s Brain

Rick Hanson
The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom
4.4 (360 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Buddha’s Brain?

Buddha’s Brain is a practical guide to attaining more happiness, love and wisdom in life. It aims to empower readers by providing them with practical skills and tools to help unlock their brains’ potential and achieve greater peace of mind. Specific attention is paid to the contemplative technique “mindfulness” and the latest neurological findings that support it.

Wer Buddha’s Brain lesen sollte

  • Psychology students who are interested in meditation but still want information grounded in scientific fact
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to live a stress-free and happy life
  • Anyone who wants to know both the theory behind meditation and its practical application in their everyday lives.

Happiness Bücher: How Will You Measure Your Life? von Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth and Karen Dillon

How Will You Measure Your Life?

Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth and Karen Dillon
Finding Fulfillment Using Lessons From Some of the World's Greatest Businesses
4.1 (248 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in How Will You Measure Your Life??

As a leading business expert and cancer survivor, Clayton M. Christensen provides you with his unique insight on how to lead a life that brings both professional success and genuine happiness. In How Will You Measure Your Life?, Christensen touches on diverse topics such as motivation and how you can harness it, what career strategy is the best for you, how to strengthen relationships with loved ones, and how to build a strong family culture.

Wer How Will You Measure Your Life? lesen sollte

  • Anyone struggling to create a balance between work and life demands
  • Anyone curious about how to achieve long-term happiness and meaning in life
  • Fans of Christensen’s critically acclaimed book, The Innovator’s Dilemma

Happiness Bücher: The Untethered Soul von Michael A. Singer

The Untethered Soul

Michael A. Singer
The Journey Beyond Yourself
4.4 (447 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Untethered Soul?

The Untethered Soul is all about you: your feelings, thoughts and consciousness. By drawing on different spiritual practices, this book explains how you can navigate your own mind, get in touch with yourself and become your own master, to ultimately achieve enlightenment.

Wer The Untethered Soul lesen sollte

  • Anyone who wants to lead a happier and healthier life
  • Anyone needing to let go of negative emotions
  • Anyone who wants to learn about the benefits of spiritualism

Happiness Bücher: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do von Amy Morin

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Amy Morin
Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears and Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success
4.6 (4.037 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do?

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do (2014) explains how to develop great mental strength by taking control of your emotions, thoughts, and actions. With useful tips, inspiring examples, and practical solutions, this book will help you overcome your fears and start living life to the fullest.

Wer 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do lesen sollte

  • People struggling in the face of their own failures and peers’ success
  • Parents who can’t calmly communicate with their children
  • Anyone who needs extra encouragement to live out their dreams

Happiness Bücher: Habits of a Happy Brain von Loretta Graziano Breuning

Habits of a Happy Brain

Loretta Graziano Breuning
Retrain Your Brain to Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin & Endorphin Levels
4.4 (146 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Habits of a Happy Brain?

Habits of a Happy Brain (2012) provides a detailed introduction to the four chemicals responsible for our happiness: dopamine, serotonin, endorphin and oxytocin. The book explores the mechanics of what makes us happy and why, as well as why some bad things make us feel so good.

Wer Habits of a Happy Brain lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in turning their bad habits into productive ones
  • Anyone who wants to become a happier person
  • Anyone who is interested in psychology and neurology

Happiness Bücher: A Guide to the Good Life von William B. Irvine

A Guide to the Good Life

William B. Irvine
The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy
4.6 (305 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in A Guide to the Good Life?

What's most important to you? What goals are worth pursuing? A Guide to the Good Life (2009) tackles these pivotal questions, guiding the reader through the ancient Stoic philosophy of life and offering advice on how to practice it in a modern world. Focused on the goals of virtue and tranquility, this book shows us how to find joy in our lives.

Wer A Guide to the Good Life lesen sollte

  • Philosophy students
  • Those who are seeking to curb their negative emotions
  • Anyone wanting a simpler and more tranquil life

Happiness Bücher: Minimalist Parenting von Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest

Minimalist Parenting

Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest
Enjoy Modern Family Life More by Doing Less
4.0 (93 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Minimalist Parenting?

Minimalist Parenting (2013) presents a new conception of parenting: fewer rules and more listening to your gut. Rather than following the herd’s latest parenting trends, Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest present an approach to raising a family that puts your personal and family values at the heart of your life as a parent.

Wer Minimalist Parenting lesen sollte

  • Parents of all stripes
  • Moms and dads who are overwhelmed by parenting books
  • Anyone wanting to maintain healthy family relationships

Happiness Bücher: The Purpose Driven Life von Rick Warren

The Purpose Driven Life

Rick Warren
What on Earth Am I Here For?
3.6 (174 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Purpose Driven Life?

The Purpose Driven Life (2002) shares the Christian answer to that age-old question: why am I here? From finding moments of worship in daily routines to seeking out a supportive community and letting the Holy Spirit guide you through tough situations, these blinks are an engaging guide to life as a Christian today.

Wer The Purpose Driven Life lesen sollte

  • Christians seeking a modern guide to a life of faith
  • Readers longing to deepen their connection to Christian spirituality
  • Individuals interested the benefits of the Christian way of life

Happiness Bücher: Happiness von Matthieu Ricard


Matthieu Ricard
A Guide to Developing Life’s Most Important Skill
4.4 (166 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Happiness?

Happiness (2007) guides you toward a state of true happiness. Many people today falsely believe that happiness comes from ephemeral things like money or fame, but truly long-lasting and profound happiness stems from maintaining a higher sense of well-being. And these blinks will help you do exactly that.

Wer Happiness lesen sollte

  • Aspiring and practicing Buddhists
  • Anyone interested in psychology
  • Those wanting to lead a happier life

Happiness Bücher: A New Earth  von Eckhart Tolle

A New Earth

Eckhart Tolle
Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose
4.3 (495 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in A New Earth ?

A New Earth (2005) expands on the author’s spiritual teachings, focusing on how people should live in the present moment. These blinks show how transcending the human ego is pivotal to individual happiness and can bring an end to global suffering. You’ll learn how to let go of your ego and achieve true fulfillment in life!

Wer A New Earth lesen sollte

  • People suffering from anxiety
  • Anyone concerned about the amount of conflict in the world

Happiness Bücher: Hardwiring Happiness von Rick Hanson

Hardwiring Happiness

Rick Hanson
The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence
4.4 (262 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Hardwiring Happiness?

Hardwiring Happiness (2013) isn’t just another self-help book singing the praises of positive thinking. It presents the latest research behind the neuroscience of happiness and explains how you can reprogram your brain to focus on the good, rather than obsessing over the bad.

Wer Hardwiring Happiness lesen sollte

  • People who tend to focus on the negative
  • Optimists who want to find more effective ways of thinking positively
  • Students of neuroscience and biology

Happiness Bücher: When Things Fall Apart von Pema Chödrön

When Things Fall Apart

Pema Chödrön
Heart Advice For Difficult Times
4.4 (189 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in When Things Fall Apart?

When Things Fall Apart (1997) is a guide to dealing with the biggest challenges life throws at you. These blinks explore a range of concepts and strategies, from meditation to self-compassion to breathing techniques, that’ll help you develop resilience in the face of adversity and a deeper appreciation for living in the moment.

Wer When Things Fall Apart lesen sollte

  • Readers curious about the applications of Eastern philosophy to personal challenges
  • Professionals who feel that their lives are overcome by stress
  • Perfectionists looking for strategies to combat high expectations and self-criticism

Happiness Bücher: 18 Minutes von Peter Bregman

18 Minutes

Peter Bregman
Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done
3.8 (290 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in 18 Minutes?

18 Minutes (2011) is a helpful guide to getting things done by focusing on meaningful work, reaching goals and preventing distractions. These blinks will show how to identify the kind of work that is right for you and how to stay on track and hit your targets.

Wer 18 Minutes lesen sollte

  • People who want to get things done
  • Anyone feeling overwhelmed with work
  • Anyone searching for happiness and meaning in their lives

Happiness Bücher: The Wisdom of Insecurity von Alan Watts

The Wisdom of Insecurity

Alan Watts
A Message for an Age of Anxiety
4.5 (361 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Wisdom of Insecurity?

In The Wisdom of Insecurity (1951), author Alan Watts discusses the paradoxical nature of modern life: we pursue goals and covet material goods that promise happiness, but which leave us feeling empty and more anxious than ever. As we indulge in unproductive thoughts about the future or the past, we tend to forget about what is most meaningful – the present moment.

Wer The Wisdom of Insecurity lesen sollte

  • Anyone feeling unfulfilled in life
  • Anxiety sufferers searching for the secrets to happiness
  • People interested in contemporary philosophy

Happiness Bücher: On the Shortness of Life von Seneca

On the Shortness of Life

Life Is Long If You Know How To Use It
4.5 (412 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in On the Shortness of Life?

On the Shortness of Life (49 AD) is an essay on how to appreciate life – and how to use it. These blinks show you what is truly valuable in this world and how to avoid getting distracted by unimportant matters. They’ll show you where genuine happiness comes from and why working hard will not lead to a tranquil and satisfied mind.

Wer On the Shortness of Life lesen sollte

  • Workaholics who never have any time for anything
  • Thinkers trying to decide what it means to live a good life
  • Anyone who wants to be inspired to learn and read more

Happiness Bücher: The Happy Kid Handbook von Katie Hurley

The Happy Kid Handbook

Katie Hurley
How to Raise Joyful Children in a Stressful World
4.2 (118 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Happy Kid Handbook?

The Happy Kid Handbook (2015) explains the key components of a happy childhood that allows children to thrive as unique individuals. Whether your child is introverted or extroverted, these blinks will guide you through helping them understand stress, negative emotions, social relationships and the importance of finding calm in their lives.

Wer The Happy Kid Handbook lesen sollte

  • Parents-to-be who are anxious about raising their child right
  • Mothers and fathers struggling to understand their kid’s confusing behavior
  • Readers interested in the importance of parenting today

Happiness Bücher: I’m Ok, You’re Ok von Thomas A. Harris

I’m Ok, You’re Ok

Thomas A. Harris
4.3 (135 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in I’m Ok, You’re Ok?

I’m Ok, You’re Ok (1969) is a valuable guide to understanding how our past experiences and memories affect our life in the present. Even our earliest childhood years can keep us from leading the life we desire – so find out how you can take control of your emotions and break free from the past in order to have a healthy and happy future.

Wer I’m Ok, You’re Ok lesen sollte

  • Decision makers who have trouble actually making decisions
  • Emotional and anxious people hunting for the source of their worries
  • Psychologists and people who work in the helping professions

Happiness Bücher: The Power of Your Subconscious Mind von Joseph Murphy (Ian McMahan revised)

The Power of Your Subconscious Mind

Joseph Murphy (Ian McMahan revised)
Unlock Your Master Key to Success
4.4 (403 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Power of Your Subconscious Mind?

The Power of the Subconscious Mind (1963) has helped millions of readers around the world harness their subconscious and find true happiness in the process. These blinks share inspiring true stories and effective techniques that will positively influence your career, love life and overall health.

Wer The Power of Your Subconscious Mind lesen sollte

  • Illness-prone people who want to improve their overall health
  • People who struggle to achieve the success they desire
  • Anyone with profound fears or obsessions

Happiness Bücher: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck von Mark Manson

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Mark Manson
A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
4.3 (5.456 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck?

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck (2016) lays out how to live a better life by caring about fewer things. If you follow few simple rules, you can enjoy a happier, less stressful existence.

Wer The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck lesen sollte

  • Anyone feeling stressed or overburdened with life
  • Self-improvement junkies
  • People worried about their legacy

Happiness Bücher: Happier von Tal Ben-Shahar


Tal Ben-Shahar
Can You Learn to be Happy?
4.3 (92 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Happier?

Happier (2008) is a guide to living a more meaningful and pleasurable existence. These blinks will challenge you to identify what matters most to you and to reflect on how you can make that a bigger part of your life.

Wer Happier lesen sollte

  • Students who are preparing to choose their career paths
  • Educators and parents who want to encourage students to focus on happiness and meaningfulness
  • Anybody who feels a bit stuck and is looking for true change

Happiness Bücher: The Chimp Paradox von Prof Steve Peters

The Chimp Paradox

Prof Steve Peters
The Mind Management Program for Confidence, Success and Happiness
4.3 (310 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Chimp Paradox?

The Chimp Paradox (2012) is about the complicated and crazy mess that is the human brain. These blinks explain why people can be calm, rational and composed one minute and irrational and irate the next. Learn how you can keep your cool when faced with triggering situations.

Wer The Chimp Paradox lesen sollte

  • High performers everywhere
  • Anyone who’s ever wished for more control over their temper
  • Psychiatrists and communication specialists

Happiness Bücher: Search Inside Yourself von Chade-Meng Tan

Search Inside Yourself

Chade-Meng Tan
The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace)
4.4 (234 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Search Inside Yourself?

Search Inside Yourself (2012) teaches how the power of emotional intelligence and mindfulness can be harnessed to thrive both personally and professionally. Tan’s teachings are based on years of research and afford you the opportunity to improve your happiness, creativity and productivity.

Wer Search Inside Yourself lesen sollte

  • Professionals who want to become better at their job
  • Individuals who want to start a sustained mindfulness practice
  • Those having trouble understanding their emotions

Happiness Bücher: The Wisdom of Life von Arthur Schopenhauer

The Wisdom of Life

Arthur Schopenhauer
4.4 (246 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Wisdom of Life?

Schopenhauer’s The Wisdom of Life (1851) is a short philosophical essay about what constitutes human happiness. Starting with ancient Greek philosophers’ ideas on human happiness, Schopenhauer develops his own thoughts on what people need to be happy.

Wer The Wisdom of Life lesen sollte

  • Academic and armchair philosophers
  • Anyone striving for happiness and wisdom
  • Lovers of nineteenth-century German philosophy

Happiness Bücher: The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari von Robin Sharma

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Robin Sharma
A guide to using ancient practices to improve your quality of life and achieve your goals
4.5 (757 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari?

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari (1997) offers a remedy to the problems of modern life. A fable, it tells the story of the enlightenment of ex-lawyer Julian Mantle and gives advice on how to live a happier, more rewarding and enlightened existence.

Wer The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari lesen sollte

  • Fans of self-help books
  • People interested in Eastern mysticism
  • Workaholics

Happiness Bücher: Emotional Agility von Susan David

Emotional Agility

Susan David
Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life
4.4 (330 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Emotional Agility?

Emotional Agility (2016) provides the theories and tools that will emancipate you from the fickle rule of your emotions. If you can distance yourself from the knots of anger and fear in your stomach, you can gradually learn to unwind and heal.

Wer Emotional Agility lesen sollte

  • Multitaskers who work a job and also take care of a family
  • Psychologists and life coaches
  • Emotional people who need help dealing with the world at large

Happiness Bücher: Designing Your Life von Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

Designing Your Life

Bill Burnett and Dave Evans
How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life
4.1 (212 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Designing Your Life?

Designing Your Life (2016) is about taking control of your life by creating a plan that’ll do away with an uninspired nine-to-five routine and usher in a career that you really love. You’ll find advice and exercises that will point you toward your true calling, along with progressive ideas that challenge the limitations of traditional career counseling.

“I love this practical, no-nonsense approach to the often nebulous topic of identifying the life you want to lead.” – Ben H, Head of Content at Blinkist

Wer Designing Your Life lesen sollte

  • Students and recent graduates plotting their way forward
  • Adults both young and old who feel adrift in life
  • Career counselors

Happiness Bücher: Primary Greatness von Stephen Covey

Primary Greatness

Stephen Covey
The 12 Levers of Success
4.6 (292 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Primary Greatness?

Primary Greatness (2015) explains that anyone can live a fulfilling life. It’s as simple as prioritizing the things that are truly important. Instead of trying to appear successful by accumulating status, fame and money, you should focus on finding true success by developing your inner character – a task that the 12 levers of success make simple.

Wer Primary Greatness lesen sollte

  • People curious about what constitutes success
  • Self-improvers interested in character development
  • Those seeking a meaningful life

Happiness Bücher: The Art of Gathering von Priya Parker

The Art of Gathering

Priya Parker
How We Meet and Why It Matters
4.4 (170 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Art of Gathering?

In The Art of Gathering (2018), Priya Parker argues that the gatherings in our lives – from business meetings to dinner parties – are lackluster, routine and lacking in purpose. Parker sets out a bold new approach to gathering that focuses on distinctiveness, purpose and real human connection, and shows how simple steps can invigorate any gathering of people.

Wer The Art of Gathering lesen sollte

  • Anyone who’d like to create better, more impactful parties or events
  • People interested in how to use gatherings to make real human connections.

Happiness Bücher: Minimalism von Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus


Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus
Live a Meaningful Life
4.1 (356 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Minimalism?

Minimalism (2011) offers readers an alternative path that avoids nine-to-five drudgery and helps them focus on what’s important in life. Authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus have practical guidance on how anyone can free themselves from the financial and emotional binds of modern life to build a new and simpler lifestyle that is still authentic and rewarding.

Wer Minimalism lesen sollte

  • Readers who are ready to live a more peaceful lifestyle
  • Anxious and distracted people eager for a decluttered life
  • Anyone who’s tired of living for a paycheck

Happiness Bücher: Social Intelligence von Daniel Goleman

Social Intelligence

Daniel Goleman
The New Science of Human Relationships
4.3 (322 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Social Intelligence?

Social Intelligence (2006) takes a look at a form of intelligence which makes the world go round but can’t be measured by IQ tests: our cognitive ability to relate to others and accurately assess social situations. Understanding how social intelligence works isn’t just fascinating in its own right, as psychologists and neuroscientists are now realizing, it can also help us create happier and less stressful societies founded on stronger social bonds.

Wer Social Intelligence lesen sollte

  • Students of social sciences
  • Psychologists
  • Anyone who wants to improve their social skills

Happiness Bücher: The Joy of Less von Francine Jay

The Joy of Less

Francine Jay
A Minimalist Guide to Declutter, Organize and Simplify
4.4 (187 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Joy of Less?

The Joy of Less (2010) is a guide to developing a minimalist mind-set so you can maximize your life. It provides easy-to-follow steps on what needs to be done to enhance each room of your home.

Wer The Joy of Less lesen sollte

  • Those who feel stressed and overwhelmed when coming home
  • People who spend too much and are in debt 
  • People who work at home

Happiness Bücher: Stillness Is the Key von Ryan Holiday

Stillness Is the Key

Ryan Holiday
4.6 (2.265 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Stillness Is the Key?

Stillness Is the Key (2019) shows us the importance of stillness – the ability to think clearly, avoid distraction, conquer impulses, and find happiness. Drawing on wisdom from history’s greatest philosophers, and on the habits of outstanding athletes, leaders, and artists, these blinks show how achieving stillness is a powerful way to find contentedness and success in life. 

Wer Stillness Is the Key lesen sollte

  • Frazzled people seeking to escape the constant distractions of modern life
  • Busy people who need more balance, calm, and focus
  • Fast movers who want to slow down

Happiness Bücher: Everything is F*cked von Mark Manson

Everything is F*cked

Mark Manson
A Book About Hope
4.3 (843 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Everything is F*cked?

Everything is F*cked (2019) is a no-holds-barred look at the state of the modern human condition and why so many feel like the world is a lot worse off than it really is. Author Mark Manson looks to pillars of human philosophy, including Immanuel Kant and Friedrich Nietzsche, to reveal how both the trappings of modern society and concepts such as hope have people focused on the wrong things in life.

Wer Everything is F*cked lesen sollte

  • Wellness devotees obsessed with the pursuit of happiness
  • Lost souls who are confused about life
  • Students of philosophy or sociology

Happiness Bücher: Super Attractor von Gabrielle Bernstein

Super Attractor

Gabrielle Bernstein
Methods for Manifesting a Life Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
4.5 (544 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Super Attractor?

Super Attractor (2019) is a practical guide to becoming a spiritually aligned being, someone who can tap into the transcendent power that surrounds all of us. Whether you’re an old soul or just starting your journey, following author Gabrielle Bernstein’s lessons will allow you to find inner purpose, conquer fears, and start living the life you deserve to live. 

Wer Super Attractor lesen sollte

  • Truth-seekers desiring to bring a spiritual mindset into their day-to-day lives
  • Stressed-out souls cultivating mindfulness, empowerment, and meaning
  • All those who want to achieve their goals without sacrificing happiness 

Happiness Bücher: 7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness von Jim Rohn

7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness

Jim Rohn
Power Ideas from America's Foremost Business Philosopher
4.4 (1.299 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in 7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness?

7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness (1985) lays out an inspiring approach to developing your full potential through discipline and action. Instead of offering get-rich-quick schemes, it reminds us that success is a direct result of our own efforts to improve ourselves. More than that, it shows that a fulfilling lifestyle is not just about wealth – it’s about getting rid of old ways of thinking and adopting a positive mindset.

Wer 7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness lesen sollte

  • Employees who feel stuck in a rut
  • Goal-setters having a hard time making progress  
  • Anyone seeking ways to achieve success and improve their lives

Happiness Bücher: How to Do Nothing von Jenny Odell

How to Do Nothing

Jenny Odell
Resisting the Attention Economy
4.3 (222 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in How to Do Nothing?

How to Do Nothing (2019) is a study of what’s gone wrong in contemporary society and what we can do to fix it – and ourselves. Ironically, the most effective tactic against our 24/7 culture of productivity might just be doing nothing. When we stop, step back, and refocus our attention, Jenny Odell argues, we can begin to see the contours of a better, more meaningful existence.

Wer How to Do Nothing lesen sollte

  • Social media addicts
  • Creatives and artists
  • Blue-sky thinkers

Happiness Bücher: Wabi Sabi von Beth Kempton

Wabi Sabi

Beth Kempton
Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life
4.7 (830 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Wabi Sabi?

Wabi Sabi (2018) sets out the different ways that the Japanese concept of wabi sabi can shape our lives for the better. Based on simplicity, impermanence and imperfection, wabi sabi acts as an antidote to the consumerism and fast pace of modern living.

Wer Wabi Sabi lesen sollte

  • Anyone looking to get their priorities right in life
  • People interested in Japanese wisdom
  • Those seeking insight from the natural world

Happiness Bücher: The Art of Living Alone and Loving It von Jane Mathews

The Art of Living Alone and Loving It

Jane Mathews
Your inspirational toolkit for a whole and happy life
4.1 (230 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Art of Living Alone and Loving It?

The Art of Living Alone and Loving It (2018) is a guide explaining how to embrace a life on your own through positive thinking and a proactive mindset. By confronting your situation head-on, you can turn living alone into an enriching and joyous experience.

Wer The Art of Living Alone and Loving It lesen sollte

  • Women who are thinking about living alone
  • Single women looking to make the most out of life
  • Recent divorcees or widows

Happiness Bücher: The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down von Haemin Sunim

The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down

Haemin Sunim
How to Be Calm in a Busy World
4.6 (554 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down?

The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down (2012) explains how our fast-paced world can easily become overwhelming. Even minor setbacks can seem catastrophic, making the bigger problems all the more devastating. By practicing mindfulness and compassion with ourselves and others, we allow ourselves the space necessary to slow down, breathe, and discover genuine, lasting happiness. 

Wer The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down lesen sollte

  • Anyone feeling overwhelmed by work, family, relationships, or life in general 
  • Busy professionals who need to be reminded to take time off
  • Everyone seeking balance in these hectic, tumultuous times

Happiness Bücher: 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do von Amy Morin

13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do

Amy Morin
Raising Self-Assured Children and Training Their Brains for a Life of Happiness, Meaning, and Success
4.6 (812 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do?

13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do (2017) teaches parents how not to hold kids back from reaching their true behavioral, emotional, and academic potential. Many of today’s parenting practices don’t prepare children for adulthood – but these blinks demonstrate how to raise children to have the mental strength necessary to handle our increasingly complicated world.

Wer 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do lesen sollte

  • New parents who want to empower their kids from the get-go
  • Parents in need of some midcourse parenting advice and solutions
  • People who want to learn how parenting practices affect child psychology

Happiness Bücher: The Slight Edge von Jeff Olson

The Slight Edge

Jeff Olson
Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness
4.6 (313 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Slight Edge?

What’s it about?

The Slight Edge (2005) explores the power of all the small choices we make every day. Far from being insignificant, they are a step in our journey toward success or failure.

Wer The Slight Edge lesen sollte

Who’s it for?

  • Individuals wanting to achieve success in life
  • People trying to develop new habits or stop bad ones
  • Entrepreneurs who want to build successful businesses

Happiness Bücher: Designing Your Work Life von Bill Burnett, Dave Evans

Designing Your Work Life

Bill Burnett, Dave Evans
How to Thrive and Change and Find Happiness at Work
4.2 (184 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Designing Your Work Life?

Designing Your Work Life (2020), the handbook from design gurus Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, teaches readers how to apply the principles of good design to their careers. Rather than change jobs, Burnett and Evans advocate for redesigning the job you already have to create the work life of your dreams.

Wer Designing Your Work Life lesen sollte

  • Uninspired nine-to-fivers looking for a total job overhaul
  • Frustrated freelancers ready for their business to thrive
  • Anyone secretly dreaming of a dramatic career change

Happiness Bücher: Midlife von Kieran Setiya


Kieran Setiya
A Philosophical Guide
4.5 (267 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Midlife?

Midlife (2017) is a philosophical guide to navigating the troubles that middle age can present. Drawing on thinkers from ancient Rome to nineteenth-century England, it offers gentle solace in the face of midlife’s woes.

Wer Midlife lesen sollte

  • Middle-aged people on the cusp of a midlife crisis
  • Those with relatives or friends past their mid-thirties
  • Anyone interested in applying philosophy to life

Happiness Bücher: Good Vibes, Good Life von Vex King

Good Vibes, Good Life

Vex King
How Self-Love Is the Key to Unlocking Your Greatness
4.3 (335 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Good Vibes, Good Life?

Good Vibes, Good Life (2020) explores the power of positive thinking. By outlining simple techniques for changing your mindset, it reveals how every one of us can take control of our happiness – and our future.

Wer Good Vibes, Good Life lesen sollte

  • Anyone feeling overwhelmed by 2020
  • Wallflowers looking for a confidence boost
  • Budding entrepreneurs searching for inspiration

Happiness Bücher: Soundtracks von Jon Acuff


Jon Acuff
The Surprising Solution to Overthinking
4.3 (365 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Soundtracks?

Soundtracks (2021) is a simple guide to ending self-doubt, hesitation, and overthinking. Instead of being at the mercy of your fickle and often unhelpful thoughts, you’ll discover patterns of thinking that can strengthen you, make you happier, and bring you closer to achieving your goals.

Wer Soundtracks lesen sollte

  • Lifelong overthinkers who finally want to start taking action
  • Negative Nancies who need to inject some optimism into their lives
  • Anyone who lets self-doubt interfere with work, life goals, or relationships

Happiness Bücher: The Greatest Secret von Rhonda Byrne

The Greatest Secret

Rhonda Byrne
4.4 (304 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Greatest Secret?

The Greatest Secret (2020) is a sequel to the worldwide best seller and self-help phenomenon The Secret, which inspired millions to better their lives by using the laws of attraction. In this installment, we learn an even greater secret: who we really are, and how we can use that knowledge to achieve everlasting happiness.

Wer The Greatest Secret lesen sollte

  • Fans of The Secret and other New Age manifestos
  • People attracted to the spiritual and mystical
  • Seekers of joy and happiness

Happiness Bücher: The Comfort Crisis von Michael Easter

The Comfort Crisis

Michael Easter
Embrace Discomfort to Reclaim Your Wild, Happy, Healthy Self
4.4 (229 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Comfort Crisis?

The Comfort Crisis (2021) offers a cure for the physical and mental health problems of modern-day life. It’s all about getting comfortable with discomfort, which can mean anything from roughing it in the wilderness to contemplating death.

Wer The Comfort Crisis lesen sollte

  • People feeling disillusioned with modern life
  • Restless spirits craving an Into the Wild experience
  • Anyone interested in improving their physical or mental health

Happiness Bücher: The Almanack of Naval Ravikant von Eric Jorgenson

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant

Eric Jorgenson
A Guide to Wealth and Happiness
4.6 (709 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Almanack of Naval Ravikant?

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant (2020) condenses the wisdom of philosopher and entrepreneur Naval Ravikant into actionable, bite-sized chunks. Although he covers many topics, this collection of insights circles around two profound questions – how do you build wealth, and how do you find happiness? Ravikant’s answer? Both are skills that need to be practiced.

Wer The Almanack of Naval Ravikant lesen sollte

  • Entrepreneurs and self-starters
  • Practical philosophers
  • Hard workers tired of the rat race

Happiness Bücher: Your Brain Is Always Listening von Daniel G. Amen

Your Brain Is Always Listening

Daniel G. Amen
Tame the Hidden Dragons That Control Your Happiness, Habits, and Hang-Ups
4.2 (247 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Your Brain Is Always Listening?

Your Brain Is Always Listening (2021) is a self-help guide for readers looking to lead happier, healthier lives. Drawing on Dr. Daniel Amen’s extensive experience as a psychiatrist, it shares science-backed tips for slaying the fire-breathing dragons that dwell inside your brain and spark destructive behaviors. 

Wer Your Brain Is Always Listening lesen sollte

  • Anyone struggling with mental health – or supporting someone who is 
  • People who want to understand how their brain impacts behavior
  • Those seeking new tools to add to their self-care routine

Happiness Bücher: The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching von Thich Nhat Hanh

The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching

Thich Nhat Hanh
Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy and Liberation
4.7 (335 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching?

The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching (1998) explains core Buddhist teachings, including the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path. It shows how to apply these practices to daily life to transform suffering into joy and heal the pain of others.

Wer The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching lesen sollte

  • People who are suffering
  • Those wishing to adopt Buddhist practices
  • Anyone who wishes to lead a more joyful life

Happiness Bücher: The No-Nonsense Meditation Book von Steven Laureys

The No-Nonsense Meditation Book

Steven Laureys
A Scientist’s Guide to the Power of Meditation
4.7 (530 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The No-Nonsense Meditation Book?

The No-Nonsense Meditation Book (2021) explores the science behind meditation. As the latest neuroscience research shows, you don’t have to be a monk in search of nirvana to reap the benefits of meditation. In fact, it’s a great solution to many distinctly modern problems like stress and chronic anxiety.

Wer The No-Nonsense Meditation Book lesen sollte

  • Natural worriers
  • Would-be meditators
  • Scientists

Happiness Bücher: Four Thousand Weeks von Oliver Burkeman

Four Thousand Weeks

Oliver Burkeman
Time Management for Mortals
4.5 (821 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Four Thousand Weeks?

Four Thousand Weeks (2021) explores concepts of time and time management, arguing that our modern attempts to optimize our time leave us stressed and unhappy. Drawing upon the work of ancient and contemporary philosophers, psychologists, and spiritual leaders, this book proposes a path to cultivating a fulfilling life through embracing our limitations.

Wer Four Thousand Weeks lesen sollte

  • Time management gurus
  • Philosophy students
  • Aspiring creatives and entrepreneurs

Happiness Bücher: The High 5 Habit von Mel Robbins

The High 5 Habit

Mel Robbins
It's Time to Cheer for Yourself
4.4 (1.226 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The High 5 Habit?

The High 5 Habit (2021) offers a startling proposition: A single change to your morning routine can help upend your outmoded, self-limiting attitudes and kick your life into top gear. Interwoven with personal anecdotes and scientific research, this blueprint for life transformation makes self-improvement seem easier than ever.

Wer The High 5 Habit lesen sollte

  • Self-improvement and personal-development fanatics 
  • Anyone who wants to change but needs a strong dose of pep and energy
  • Armchair psychologists interested in the workings of emotional growth

Happiness Bücher: The Gap and the Gain von Dan Sullivan with Benjamin Hardy

The Gap and the Gain

Dan Sullivan with Benjamin Hardy
The High Achievers' Guide to Happiness, Confidence, and Success
4.6 (1.777 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Gap and the Gain?

The Gap and the Gain (2021) is a guide to finding happiness and fulfillment inside yourself, instead of constantly hunting for external affirmation. By learning to define your own standards of success, and by measuring your achievement backward, you’ll appreciate how much progress you’ve actually made, and experience renewed motivation in every area of your life.

Wer The Gap and the Gain lesen sollte

  • Undermotivated entrepreneurs 
  • Successful but unfulfilled business people
  • Persistent ruminators who want to learn how to think positively

Happiness Bücher: How to Meet Your Self von Nicole LePera

How to Meet Your Self

Nicole LePera
The Workbook for Self-Discovery
4.2 (184 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in How to Meet Your Self?

How to Meet Your Self (2022) is a practical guide to self-discovery. These simple exercises can help you to become more conscious, and more in touch with your own body and emotions, ultimately allowing you to discover your true self.

Wer How to Meet Your Self lesen sollte

  • Self seekers
  • People who feel stuck on autopilot
  • Anyone who’s unhappy and doesn’t know why

Happiness Bücher: The Power of Fun von Catherine Price

The Power of Fun

Catherine Price
How to Feel Alive Again
4.4 (384 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Power of Fun?

The Power of Fun (2021) explains why fun is fundamental to living a happy and healthy life and how to have more of it. Not just any old fun but True Fun – the kind of fun that makes you laugh, smile, and feel alive!

Wer The Power of Fun lesen sollte

  • "True Fun" seekers
  • Introverts who want to become fun magnets
  • Anyone who wants SPARKs to fly

Happiness Bücher: Welcome Home von Najwa Zebian

Welcome Home

Najwa Zebian
A Guide to Building a Home for Your Soul
4.6 (521 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Welcome Home?

Welcome Home (2021) uses the metaphor of a house to provide a personalized blueprint for achieving self-worth, belonging, and happiness. Through personal stories, practical advice, and poetry, it lays out tools you can use to build a place where you’re at peace with yourself.

Wer Welcome Home lesen sollte

  • Young adults embarking on a journey of self-discovery
  • Lost or directionless individuals who want to take control of their lives
  • Anyone who wants to be stronger, happier, and emotionally healthier

Happiness Bücher: From Strength to Strength von Arthur C. Brooks

From Strength to Strength

Arthur C. Brooks
Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life
4.5 (669 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in From Strength to Strength?

From Strength to Strength (2022) is a roadmap for thriving in the second half of life. Packed with practical advice, it helps readers stop dwelling on past successes and find fulfillment in the present.

Wer From Strength to Strength lesen sollte

  • Anyone facing the decline of their professional abilities
  • Professionals preparing to pivot from one career to another
  • Everyone who wants to lead a life full of purpose

Happiness Bücher: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali von Translated and commentated on by Sri Swami Satchidananda

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Translated and commentated on by Sri Swami Satchidananda
Timeless Teachings for Mind, Body, and Emotional Harmony
4.7 (326 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali?

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (1978) is a classic text on yogic philosophy and practice. Written in ancient Sanskrit, it explains the core metaphysical, spiritual, psychological, moral, and ethical ideas of yoga. It also lays out the principles of how to practice yoga, so you can put those ideas into action and use them to achieve lasting happiness and inner peace. 

Wer The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali lesen sollte

  • Seekers of wisdom, happiness, and peace 
  • Followers of Eastern spiritual traditions 
  • Anyone interested in those traditions

Happiness Bücher: Abundance von Deepak Chopra


Deepak Chopra
The Inner Path to Wealth
4.5 (402 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Abundance?

Abundance (2022) offers a new way of releasing you from a life of lack and scarcity. By using its meditation techniques, you can transform your life from one dogged by limitations into one where you want for nothing.

Wer Abundance lesen sollte

  • Seekers of fulfillment wanting to live their best lives
  • Ambitious dreamers wishing to transform goals into reality
  • Yogis looking to take their practice to the next level

Happiness Bücher: Spiritual Activator von Oliver Niño

Spiritual Activator

Oliver Niño
5 Steps to Clearing, Unblocking, and Protecting Your Energy to Attract More Love, Joy, and Purpose
3.9 (64 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Spiritual Activator?

Spiritual Activator (2023) provides a five-step program to detox your energetic body so that you can overcome the blocks that prevent you from being your highest self. By following the program over 15 days, you can cleanse yourself of negative influences and encourage abundance, love, and peace into your life.

Wer Spiritual Activator lesen sollte

  • People trapped in negative thought patterns
  • Those who feel disempowered, lost, or unfulfilled
  • Seekers of peace and abundance

Happiness Bücher: Happy Money von Ken Honda

Happy Money

Ken Honda
The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your Money
4.3 (249 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Happy Money?

Happy Money (2019) is your guide to turning your attitude to money around. What’s important isn’t how much money you have – it’s whether your money is happy or unhappy. And it’s up to you to change your money’s energy.

Wer Happy Money lesen sollte

  • People who feel stress and anxiety over money
  • People who love their work but aren’t getting paid their worth
  • Finance buffs with a sense of curiosity

Happiness Bücher: 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think von Brianna Wiest

101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think

Brianna Wiest
4.4 (650 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think?

101 Essays That Will Change the Way You Think (2016) is an antidote to anxiety, but not in the way you think. Instead of mounting roadblocks against your darkest feelings, it encourages you to use them as agents of personal growth. Managing your thoughts will lead you toward the daily habits that will bring you fulfillment.

Wer 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think lesen sollte

  • People in their twenties trying to find purpose and meaning, and manage their anxiety
  • Thirtysomethings who want to understand how their past has shaped their present and how they can still salvage the future
  • Those who want to find joy and fulfillment in being themselves

Happiness Bücher: The Happiness Trap von Russ Harris

The Happiness Trap

Russ Harris
How to Stop Struggling and Start Living
4.6 (406 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Happiness Trap?

The Happiness Trap (2007) is a self-help guide to pursuing a richer and more rewarding life instead of fleeting feelings of happiness. It outlines the six core principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy that can help you tackle unpleasant thoughts and feelings and build a fulfilling life.

Wer The Happiness Trap lesen sollte

  • Anyone seeking happiness and failing
  • People dealing with mental health problems
  • People who want to start living meaningfully

Happiness Bücher: Living Untethered von Michael A. Singer

Living Untethered

Michael A. Singer
Beyond the Human Predicament
4.4 (310 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Living Untethered?

Living Untethered (2022) is your guide to finding self-realization and unconditional happiness. It provides practical guidance on moving beyond your thoughts, feeling, and emotions and will help you to stop struggling and start experiencing life to its fullest.

Wer Living Untethered lesen sollte

  • Spiritual-guidance seekers
  • Anyone who wants to understand who they really are
  • People experiencing anxiety or tension who want to learn how to let go

Happiness Bücher: A Year of Positive Thinking von Cyndie Spiegel

A Year of Positive Thinking

Cyndie Spiegel
Daily Inspiration, Wisdom, and Courage
3.9 (57 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in A Year of Positive Thinking?

A Year of Positive Thinking (2018) provides you with a dose of positive thinking for every day of the year. By using its daily affirmations, inspirational quotes, and exercises you’ll learn to live your best life.

Wer A Year of Positive Thinking lesen sollte

  • Pessimists (and optimists) looking for uplifting advice
  • Individuals currently experiencing hardship
  • Anyone who wants to transform into a better version of themselves

Happiness Bücher: 8 Secrets to Powerful Manifesting von Mandy Morris

8 Secrets to Powerful Manifesting

Mandy Morris
How to Create the Reality of Your Dreams
4.4 (410 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in 8 Secrets to Powerful Manifesting?

8 Secrets to Powerful Manifesting (2022) offers an eight-step approach to increasing your self-awareness, raising your energetic vibration, and bringing about your heart’s truest desires. 

Wer 8 Secrets to Powerful Manifesting lesen sollte

  • Anyone who wants to live more abundantly
  • People frustrated about unfulfilled dreams
  • Manifestors who aren’t seeing results as quickly as they’d like

Happiness Bücher: The Universe Has Your Back von Gabrielle Bernstein

The Universe Has Your Back

Gabrielle Bernstein
Transform Fear to Faith
4.2 (53 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Universe Has Your Back?

The Universe Has Your Back (2016) is a practical guide to transforming your fear into faith. It shares personal stories, lessons, and a range of exercises to help you relinquish control and start realigning with the abundant love and wisdom of the Universe. 

Wer The Universe Has Your Back lesen sollte

  • Spiritual seekers
  • Those striving to manifest a specific goal
  • Individuals feeling afraid, lost, or stuck 

Happiness Bücher: No More Mr. Nice Guy! von Robert A. Glover

No More Mr. Nice Guy!

Robert A. Glover
A Proven Plan for Getting what You Want in Love, Sex, and Life
4.2 (255 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in No More Mr. Nice Guy!?

No More Mr. Nice Guy (2000) is the Nice Guy’s guide to recovery. Learn how to stop seeking the approval of others, live your life the way you want to, and ultimately get the love, life, and sex that you crave but that your Nice Guy Syndrome actually stops you from achieving.

Wer No More Mr. Nice Guy! lesen sollte

  • Men who want to take control of their lives
  • Men who want to find love – and with it, good sex
  • Women who want to help their Nice Guy become the man they really want

Happiness Bücher: Unfu*k Yourself von Gary John Bishop

Unfu*k Yourself

Gary John Bishop
Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life
4.6 (1.081 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Unfu*k Yourself?

Unfu*k Yourself (2017) lays out an unpleasant truth: there’s only one thing that’s getting in the way of your best life, and that’s you. It provides a set of no-nonsense strategies designed to help you get out of your head, get out of your way, and begin living life on your own terms.

Wer Unfu*k Yourself lesen sollte

  • Self-saboteurs who can’t turn off their persistently negative inner monologue
  • Those trying to get out of their own way and go after their dreams
  • Anyone who’d like their life to be a little less, well, fu*ked

Happiness Bücher: Pathways to Peace of Mind von Napoleon Hill

Pathways to Peace of Mind

Napoleon Hill
4.3 (293 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Pathways to Peace of Mind?

Learn to maintain positivity, shared abundance, good habits, and relationships with uplifting examples and practical strategies from the newly released Pathways to Peace of Mind (2023).

Wer Pathways to Peace of Mind lesen sollte

  • General seekers of calm in chaos
  • Group leaders who want more zen
  • Entrepreneurs desiring success without burnout

Happiness Bücher: Let That Sh*t Go von Nina Purewal and Kate Petriw

Let That Sh*t Go

Nina Purewal and Kate Petriw
Find Peace of Mind and Happiness in Your Everyday
4.2 (354 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Let That Sh*t Go?

Let That Sh*t Go: Find Peace of Mind and Happiness in Your Everyday (2018) offers a trove of tools and tips to declutter your mind of all the crap that gets in the way of inner peace and joyful living. Its approach to mindfulness helps you to connect to what’s going on in your head and then use that awareness to build self love, authenticity, acceptance, perspective, and forgiveness. 

Wer Let That Sh*t Go lesen sollte

  • People interested in what mindfulness is and how to practice it
  • Busy people who feel too stressed or overwhelmed to enjoy life 
  • Anyone who wants to improve their daily happiness

Happiness Bücher: Retrain Your Brain von Seth J. Gillihan

Retrain Your Brain

Seth J. Gillihan
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in 7 Weeks
4.3 (521 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Retrain Your Brain?

Retrain Your Brain (2016) is all about learning practical strategies to break free from negative thought patterns and cultivate a more positive, fulfilling life. Whether you're struggling with anxiety or depression, or just want to improve your overall mental well-being, this guide is a valuable resource for retraining your brain and becoming your best self.

Wer Retrain Your Brain lesen sollte

  • Anyone suffering from depression, anxiety, or low mood
  • Life hackers looking for tools to enhance emotional well-being
  • Curious minds interested in the science behind cognitive behavioral therapy

Happiness Bücher: Unlearn von Humble the Poet


Humble the Poet
101 Simple Truths for a Better Life
4.2 (443 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Unlearn?

Unlearn (2014) is a collection of 101 short essays on how to live a better life. These succinct yet profound essays prompt you to challenge your own beliefs as well as the commonly held assumptions of wider society. The truths revealed about happiness, love, success, and truth itself aren’t always easy to hear, but they’re crucial insights into the nature of empowerment and freedom.

Wer Unlearn lesen sollte

  • Anyone feeling lost or stuck in life
  • Those looking to improve their relationships with others and themselves
  • Artists seeking inspiration

Happiness Bücher: The Portfolio Life von Christina Wallace

The Portfolio Life

Christina Wallace
Future-Proof Your Career and Craft a Life Worthy of You
4.1 (74 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Portfolio Life?

The Portfolio Life (2023) is a guide to veering off of the traditional path and creating a well-balanced, fulfilling, and sustainable life that incorporates all of your varied skills and personal goals. Combining a practical playbook with self-help style coaching, it gives you the tools and motivation to achieve true work-life balance, preserve your happiness, and protect your future.

Wer The Portfolio Life lesen sollte

  • People seeking a big life change
  • Anyone looking to follow a less traditional career path
  • Fans of self-help books

Happiness Bücher: Life in Five Senses von Gretchen Rubin

Life in Five Senses

Gretchen Rubin
How Exploring the Senses Got Me Out of My Head and Into the World
4.3 (42 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Life in Five Senses?

Life in Five Senses (2023) is a meditation on how activating and exploring the five senses can lead to a richer, more meaningful engagement with life.

Wer Life in Five Senses lesen sollte

  • Burned-out workers feeling disconnected from the world around them
  • Sensualists who want to sink deeper into exploring sensory pleasures
  • Anyone who’d like to look closer, hear better, smell sharper, taste more, and touch with intention

Happiness Bücher: The Law of Attraction von Esther and Jerry Hicks

The Law of Attraction

Esther and Jerry Hicks
The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham
4.2 (359 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Law of Attraction?

The Law of Attraction (2006) shows how you can use a fundamental law of the universe – the law of attraction – to manifest the life you always wanted. It explains what laws govern the world around us and how, once we understand them, we can use them to our own advantage.

Wer The Law of Attraction lesen sollte

  • People who want to bring their ideal life to reality
  • Lovers of alternative theories about the universe
  • Positive thinkers in need of a little boost

Happiness Bücher: That Little Voice in Your Head von Mo Gawdat

That Little Voice in Your Head

Mo Gawdat
Adjust the Code That Runs Your Brain
4.5 (413 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in That Little Voice in Your Head?

That Little Voice in Your Head (2022) is a guide to understanding and optimizing your brain so you can live a happier life, using concepts from computer science and neuroscience to map the mind as an operating system. It includes many simple exercises to help you take control of your brain, thoughts, and emotions to reshape your own experience and positively affect the lives of others.

Wer That Little Voice in Your Head lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in achieving happiness
  • People who want to increase their emotional intelligence
  • Those interested in an expert computer science perspective on the human brain as AI evolves 

Happiness Bücher: Happy Mind, Happy Life von Rangan Chatterjee

Happy Mind, Happy Life

Rangan Chatterjee
The New Science of Mental Well-Being
4.5 (260 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Happy Mind, Happy Life?

Happy Mind, Happy Life (2022) busts the age-old myth that happiness is a by-product of wealth or success. Instead, it’s something to cultivate and nurture independent of life’s circumstances.

Wer Happy Mind, Happy Life lesen sollte

  • Frustrated achievers wondering why their hard work isn’t making them happier
  • Those seeking insight into the mind-body health connection
  • Anyone wanting to live with more joy and mindfulness

Happiness Bücher: Single On Purpose von John Kim

Single On Purpose

John Kim
Redefine Everything. Find Yourself First
4.2 (48 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Single On Purpose?

Single on Purpose (2020) is a candid exploration of love, closure, and the human quest for genuine happiness. Get ready to renew your relationship with yourself, redefine your perspectives on love, and ignite the engines of self-confidence and joy within you.

Wer Single On Purpose lesen sollte

  • Anyone going through a breakup
  • Personal growth explorers 
  • Life coaches or self-coaches seeking a better way to frame relationships

Happiness Bücher: Do Cool Sh*t von Miki Agrawal

Do Cool Sh*t

Miki Agrawal
Quit Your Day Job, Start Your Own Business, and Live Happily Ever After
3.0 (117 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Do Cool Sh*t?

Do Cool Sh*t (2013) is a guide for anyone who’s ready to break free from the norm. Packed with real-life anecdotes, it outlines practical steps for embracing change, pursuing passions, and building meaningful relationships so you can transform your life into something extraordinary.

Wer Do Cool Sh*t lesen sollte

  • Free spirits seeking inspiration to transform their dreams into reality
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs looking to break away from the conventional nine-to-five
  • Career-changers eager to explore uncharted territories and live life on their own terms

Happiness Bücher: The Uses of Delusion von Stuart Vyse

The Uses of Delusion

Stuart Vyse
Why It's Not Always Rational to Be Rational
4.3 (46 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Uses of Delusion?

The Uses of Delusions (2022) ventures into the intriguing realm of irrational beliefs and delusions, highlighting their essential role in shaping our lives and detailing how these misconceptions surprisingly confer benefits. These beneficial delusions serve as crucial contributors to our happiness, relationships and even survival, constructing a compelling narrative about the paradoxical power of irrationality. 

Wer The Uses of Delusion lesen sollte

  • Psychology enthusiasts fascinated by the human mind’s quirks and misconceptions
  • Self-help seekers desiring to understand and improve their own mental processes
  • Skeptics and rational thinkers keen on understanding the roots of superstition and irrational behavior

Happiness Bücher: Love Your Life, Not Theirs von Rachel Cruze

Love Your Life, Not Theirs

Rachel Cruze
7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want
4.3 (512 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Love Your Life, Not Theirs?

Love Your Life, Not Theirs (2016) looks at the pervasive issue of financial comparison, with a focus on personal values, informed spending and sustainable money habits. It encourages an authentic lifestyle, advocating for financial stability through debt-avoidance and saving for the future, rather than through striving to keep up with others’ expectations.

Wer Love Your Life, Not Theirs lesen sollte

  • The financially hopeless looking to get their savings back on track
  • Young couples who want to set a solid foundation for their future
  • Anyone who finds themselves wondering where their paycheck has gone at the end of the month

Happiness Bücher: Be Water, My Friend von Shannon Lee

Be Water, My Friend

Shannon Lee
The True Teachings of Bruce Lee
4.6 (378 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Be Water, My Friend?

Be Water, My Friend (2020) is part inspirational guide, part intimate memoir, centered on Bruce Lee’s “Be water” philosophy. Drawing on Lee’s deep relationship with the element and his lifelong martial arts practice, it offers simple yet profound teachings on self-actualization. 

Wer Be Water, My Friend lesen sollte

  • Die-hard Bruce Lee fans 
  • Those pursuing personal growth and self-actualization 
  • Anyone interested in Eastern philosophies

Happiness Bücher: The Saad Truth about Happiness von Gad Saad

The Saad Truth about Happiness

Gad Saad
8 Secrets for Leading the Good Life
4.2 (99 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Saad Truth about Happiness?

The Saad Truth about Happiness (2023) offers a series of life lessons from the perspective of a behavioral scientist. Whether you're looking to improve your relationships, your career, or your overall well-being, you’re likely to find some inspiration within these guidelines on good living.

Wer The Saad Truth about Happiness lesen sollte

  • Anyone pursuing happiness
  • People seeking a more meaningful life
  • Fans of self-help books with lots of actionable advice

Happiness Bücher: Leading an Inspired Life von Jim Rohn

Leading an Inspired Life

Jim Rohn
4.5 (316 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Leading an Inspired Life?

Leading an Inspired Life (1996) is a philosophy that will transform your life and business. It’s a credo that will help you attain inner fulfillment, financial independence, and the opportunity to elevate your lifestyle while positively contributing to society.

Wer Leading an Inspired Life lesen sollte

  • Anyone who wants to be happy and successful
  • Those trying to start or elevate a business
  • People trying to increase their value in the marketplace

Happiness Bücher: Build the Life You Want von Arthur C. Brooks & Oprah Winfrey

Build the Life You Want

Arthur C. Brooks & Oprah Winfrey
The Art and Science of Getting Happier
4.3 (363 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Build the Life You Want?

Build the Life You Want (2023) provides a blueprint for a happier life. Based on scientific knowledge and decades of personal and academic research, it offers practical strategies that you can implement to increase your happiness immediately, regardless of your circumstances.

Wer Build the Life You Want lesen sollte

  • Happiness seekers
  • Lonely souls looking for connection
  • Cravers of purpose and meaning

Happiness Bücher: Awakening Your Ikigai von Ken Mogi

Awakening Your Ikigai

Ken Mogi
How the Japanese Wake Up to Joy and Purpose Every Day
4.6 (679 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Awakening Your Ikigai?

Awakening Your Ikigai (2018) introduces the Japanese concept of ikigai or “life’s purpose,” and explains how uncovering and nurturing ikigai can catalyze a life filled with purpose and meaning.

Wer Awakening Your Ikigai lesen sollte

  • Serial snooze-button users who want to wake up feeling inspired
  • Workers who feel they’re just going through the motions
  • Anyone interested in uncovering their higher calling

Happiness Bücher: Travel Light von Light Watkins

Travel Light

Light Watkins
Spiritual Minimalism to Live a More Fulfilled Life
4.6 (23 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Travel Light?

Travel Light (2023) is a refreshing take on the practice and philosophy of minimalism. Rather than focusing on streamlining physical possessions, it suggests that true minimalism begins from within, with the streamlining of beliefs and desires. 

Wer Travel Light lesen sollte

  • Minimalism enthusiasts
  • Those who want to live more simply but don’t necessarily want to give away all their stuff
  • Individuals who’ve already given away their stuff who’re questioning the effectiveness of minimalism

Happiness Bücher: The Conquest of Happiness von Bertrand Russell

The Conquest of Happiness

Bertrand Russell
4.6 (41 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Conquest of Happiness?

The Conquest of Happiness (1930) explores the pursuit of human happiness. It dissects common obstacles to happiness, such as competition and fatigue, as well as the various factors that contribute to it. Equal parts philosophical and practical, you’ll come away with a deepened understanding of, and preparedness for, a fulfilling life. 

Wer The Conquest of Happiness lesen sollte

  • Anyone wanting to increase their sense of fulfillment
  • Individuals interested in the development of the personal happiness movement
  • Philosophy enthusiasts seeking an understanding of Russell’s perspective

Happiness Bücher: Scarcity Brain von Michael Easter

Scarcity Brain

Michael Easter
Fix Your Craving Mindset and Rewire Your Habits to Thrive with Enough
4.0 (72 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Scarcity Brain?

Scarcity Brain (2023) reveals how our ancient scarcity mindset now backfires in a world of abundance. Michael Easter traveled the world consulting innovators on tactics to counter scarcity cues – from a Las Vegas slot machine designer detecting triggers to coffee-making monks finding happiness in alone time. By understanding our cravings, we can shake the worst habits and use what we have better for a more satisfying life.

Wer Scarcity Brain lesen sollte

  • People looking to break bad habits and addictions
  • Those interested in the science behind human behavior
  • Anyone seeking to take control of their life and live more fully

Happiness Bücher: Damaged but Not Destroyed von Michael Todd

Damaged but Not Destroyed

Michael Todd
From Trauma to Triumph
3.8 (19 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Damaged but Not Destroyed?

Damaged but Not Destroyed (2023) unveils the complex maze of life's struggles, scars, and setbacks. Journey through the transformative power of facing past pain, embracing raw honesty, and welcoming God's grace. While you might feel damaged, your divine destiny remains brilliantly within reach.

Wer Damaged but Not Destroyed lesen sollte

  • Seekers of spiritual growth and personal transformation
  • Followers of contemporary Christian leadership
  • Readers navigating life's emotional challenges

Happiness Bücher: Wear It Well von Allison Bornstein

Wear It Well

Allison Bornstein
Reclaim Your Closet and Rediscover the Joy of Getting Dressed
3.4 (32 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in Wear It Well?

Wear It Well (2023) is a guide to using fashion as a tool for self-discovery and self-expression. Discover your personal style using the Three-Word Method and AB Closet-Editing System, curate a wardrobe that reflects your authentic self, eliminate items that don't fit your lifestyle, and create sustainable looks by shopping your closet. 

Wer Wear It Well lesen sollte

  • Fashion enthusiasts
  • People wanting to discover their personal style
  • Anyone who wishes getting dressed was easier and more fun

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