Happier Now : How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Embrace Everyday Moments (Even the Difficult Ones)
Experience more joy and meaning each day-and have greater resilience when times get toughWhat if you could be happier, right now, without radically changing your life? In Happier Now, nationally recognized happiness expert Nataly Kogan teaches readers how to stop searching for some elusive "big happy" in the future and start finding more joy in everyday moments. Drawing on her experiences as a refugee, entrepreneur, and tech executive, Nataly teaches that happiness can be elusive even amidst the trappings of material success. In fact, happiness isn't just some pleasant emotion that we feel-it's a skill that we can all learn and improve through practice. Now in paperback, Happier Now teaches five core skills for building your happier skills-acceptance, gratitude, intentional kindness, knowing your bigger why, and self-care-along with the scientific research that supports each one. This isn't a book about positive thinking, silver linings, or always being happy. This is a book about living fully in good times and bad, and enjoying life more because of it. It's time to stop saying, "I'll be happy when . . ." and start saying, "I'm happy now because . . ."