A Happy Human Brain

We all know people who remain happy whether they enjoy enormous success or face painful disasters. The reason: they possess, in their brains, a core of stability and optimism. A happy human brain offers a practical, comprehensive guide on what these people do on a daily basis to strengthen their brains. As the first book for the layperson that combines groundbreaking research in the major fields of science aimed at understanding the human condition, it will shatter many of your convictions on what makes us human, happy and authentically successful. Specifically, the book addresses three main questions: What steps can we take to be more happy today? Why does an obsession with material success rob us of our happiness and humanity? How do parenting in early childhood and our culture influence our happiness and humanity?
Author:
Dr Pierre van der Spuy
Format:
Paperback

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We all know people who remain happy whether they enjoy enormous success or face painful disasters. The reason: they possess, in their brains, a core of stability and optimism. A happy human brain offers a practical, comprehensive guide on what these people do on a daily basis to strengthen their brains. As the first book for the layperson that combines groundbreaking research in the major fields of science aimed at understanding the human condition, it will shatter many of your convictions on what makes us human, happy and authentically successful. Specifically, the book addresses three main questions: What steps can we take to be more happy today? Why does an obsession with material success rob us of our happiness and humanity? How do parenting in early childhood and our culture influence our happiness and humanity?

Product details

Author:
Dr Pierre van der Spuy
Subtitle:
Our guide to authentic success
Publisher:
Metz Press
Imprint:
Metz Press
ISBN:
9781920268800
Audience:
General
Pages:
332
Width (mm):
148
Length (mm):
210
Additional Info:
Pierre van der Spuy MD(MBA) practised medicine in South Africa, Canada and London before moving to New Haven in the US to attend Yale. After completing an MBA, he spent many years in various careers-management consulting,executive recruiting, coaching-before he finally found his passion as a writer, director and actor. He wrote Anton, a play on the life of the Rusian playwright Anton Chekhov and in January 2005 he produced, directed and starred in its performance at the Greenwich Street and now lives in Stellenbosch where he creates South African stories for film and theare relevant to a worldwide audience and teaches performance creation to students from previously underprivilaged groups.
Weight (g):
400

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