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Title: THE POWER OF MEANING
THE TRUE ROUTE TO HAPPINESS
By: Emily Esfahani Smith
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1846044650
ISBN 13: 9781846044656
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Publisher: EBURY PUBLISHING
Pub. date: 7 September, 2017
Pages: 304
Description: To do this she visits remarkable people and places, such as a tight-knit fishing village in the Chesapeake Bay, a dinner where young people gather to share their experiences of profound loss, a drug kingpin who finds his purpose in helping people get fit, and more.
Synopsis: 'Life-transforming' Susan Cain, author of QuietEmily Esfahani Smith explains why the search for meaning is far more fulfilling than the pursuit of personal happiness. To explore how we can change our lives for the better, she draws on the latest research in psychology, sociology, philosophy and neuroscience, as well as insights from figures in literature and history such as George Eliot, Viktor Frankl, Aristotle and the Buddha. She shows us how cultivating connections to others, identifying and working toward a purpose, telling stories about our place in the world, and seeking out mystery, can immeasurably deepen our lives. To do this she visits remarkable people and places, such as a tight-knit fishing village in the Chesapeake Bay, a dinner where young people gather to share their experiences of profound loss, a drug kingpin who finds his purpose in helping people get fit, and more. And she explores how we might begin to build a culture that leaves space for introspection and awe, cultivates a sense of community, and imbues our lives with meaning.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Rider & Co
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