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Joy on demand : the art of discovering the happiness within / Chade-Meng Tan ; illustrations by Colin Goh.

Tan, Chade-Meng, (author.). Goh, Colin, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

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Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 152.4 TAN (Text) 36803000987060 NONFIC Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch 152.4.c Tan, Chade-Meng (Text) 78294000259207 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 152.42 Tan (Text) 31208912455195 non-fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 152.42 TAN (Text) 33946003149676 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062378859
  • ISBN: 0062378856
  • Physical Description: vi, 262 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-262).
Formatted Contents Note:
Joy becomes you -- Just one breath? Surely you jest -- From one breath to one googol -- What, me happy? -- Uplift the mind in seconds -- Happiness is full of crap -- The great mind is better than sex.
Summary, etc.:
"A long-awaited follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Search Inside Yourself shows us how to cultivate joy within the context of our fast-paced lives and explains why it is critical to creativity, innovation, confidence, and ultimately success in every arena.In Joy on Demand, Chade-Meng Tan shows that you don't need to meditate for hours, days, months or years to achieve lasting joy--you can actually get consistent access to it in as little as fifteen seconds. Explaining joy and meditation as complementary things that naturally reinforce each other, Meng explains how these two skills form a virtuous cycle, and once put into motion, become a solid practice that can be sustained in daily life.For many years, meditation has been taught and practiced in cultures where almost all meditators practice full-time for years, resulting in training programs optimized for practitioners with lots of free time and not much else to do but develop profound mastery over the mind. Seeing a disconnect between the traditional practice and the modern world, the bestselling author and Google's "Jolly Good Fellow" has developed a program, through "wise laziness," to help readers meditate more efficiently and effectively. Meng shares the three pillars of joy (inner peace, insight, and happiness), why joy is the secret is to success, and demonstrates the practical tools anyone can use to cultivate it on demand"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Meditation.
Mindfulness (Psychology)
Emotional intelligence.
SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Happiness.
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Meditation.

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