Eric’s Recommended Books To Staying On The Happiness Path

Must Read

The Happiness Advantage                Shawn Achor,                 2010

The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success & Performance at Work

Positivity                        Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D,         2009

Top Notch Research Reveals the 3: 1 Ratio That Will Change Your Life


Flourish                        Martin Seligman, Ph.D,        2012

A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness & Wellbeing

Happier                         Ben Tal Shahar, Ph.D.,         2007

Learn The Secrets To Daily Joy & Lasting Fulfillment

Before Happiness                    Shawn Achor,                 2013

The 5 Hidden Keys To Achieving Success, Spreading Happiness, & Sustaining Positive Change

How We Choose To Be Happy                Rick Foster, Ph.D.  & Greg Hicks,    2004

The 9 Choices of Extremely Happy People – Their Secrets, Their Stories

Love 2.0                         Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D,         2013

How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do & Become

Myths of Happiness                     Sonja lyubomirsky, Ph.D,         2013

What Should Make You Happy, But Doesn’t, What Shouldn’t Make You Happy But Does

The How of Happiness                    Sonja lyubomirsky, Ph.D,         2008

A New Approach To Getting The Life You Want

Authentic Happiness                    Martin Seligman, Ph.D,         2004

Using the New Positive Psychology To Realize Your Potential For Lasting Fulfillment


The Pursuit Of Perfect                    Ben Tal Shahar, Ph.D,             2009

How To Stop Chasing Perfection & Start Living a Richer, Happier Life

Awakening Joy                    James Baraz,                 2010

10 Steps To Happiness

Self Compassion                    Kristin Neff, Ph.D.,             2011

Stop Beating Yourself Up & Leave Insecurity Behind

The Gifts of Imperfection                Brene Brown, Ph.D, L.M.S.W.,     2010

Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed To Be & Embrace Who You Are

Your Guide To A Wholehearted Life

Mindsight                        Dr. Daniel Siegel, Ph.D,         2010

The New Science Of Personal Transformation

Raising Happiness                    Christine Carter, Ph.D,         2011

10 Simples Steps For More Joyful Kids & Happier Parents

Good Reads

Happiness Hypothesis                    Jonathan Haidt,             2006

Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

Four Agreements                    Don Miguel Ruiz,             1997

A Practical Guide To Personal Wisdom (A Toltec Wisdom Book)

Strengths Finder 2.0                    Tom Rath,                 2007

Go Put Your Strengths To Work            Marcus Buckingham,             2007

6 Powerful Steps To Achieve Outstanding Performance

Love                            Leo Buscaglia, Ph.D.,             1996

What Life Is All About

Loving What is                        Byron Katie,                 2003

Four Questions That Can Change Your Life

Power of Full Engagement                Dr Jim Loehr, PhD. & Tony Schwartz,     2005

Maintaining Energy, Not Time, Is The Key To High Performance & Personal Renewal

Your Brain At Work                    David Rock, Ph.D,             2009

Strategies For Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus & Working Smarter All Day Long

Other Important Books

Happy For No Reason                    Marci Shimoff,             2009

7 Steps To Being Happy From The Inside Out

Primal Leadership                    Daniel Goleman, Ph.D,         2013

Unleashing the Power of Emotional Intelligence

100 Leadership Secrets of Happy People         David Niven, Ph.D.             2009

What Scientist Have learned & How You Can Use It

Attitudes of Gratitude                    MJ Ryan,                2009

How To Give & Receive Joy Everyday Of Your Life

Happiness Is An Inside Job                Sylvia Boorstein, Ph.D.,         2008

Practising For A Joyful Life

True Happiness                    Pema Chödrön,             2006

Cultivating A Life of Unconditional Joy & The Power To Benefit Others

A Path with Heart                    Jack Kornfield, Ph.D,             1993