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The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness: A Four-Step Plan for Resilient Living (Paperback)

The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness: A Four-Step Plan for Resilient Living By Amit Sood, MD, Mayo Clinic Cover Image
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Happiness is a habit. For some of us, that habit is a natural inclination; for others, it is a learned behavior. The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness combines wisdom from neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, and spirituality to help you choose contentment. Dr. Amit Sood's actionable ten -- week program has helped tens of thousands of people reduce anxiety and find greater fulfillment in life. Each of the book's four sections is filled with practical insights and easy -- to -- implement exercises. You'll understand why your brain struggles with finding happiness and what real -- world practices can help you to better manage stress and choose peace and contentment instead.

Praise for the Stress-Free Living Program:

"This book can change your life." -- Dr. Andrew Weil

"An important innovative approach to well-being." -- Dr. Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence

About the Author

Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life. For more information, visit

Amit Sood, M.D. is Director of Research and Practice in the Mayo Clinic Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program and Associate Professor, Chair of the Mayo Mind-Body Initiative.

Praise For…

Manhattan Book Review, 7/26/15
“In just ten weeks, anyone can put themselves on the path to greater happiness with the four-step plan outlined in The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness… With its friendly, conversational tone, this book is sure to inspire readers to make positive changes in their lives, and the many exercises and guidelines make it possible for anyone to achieve a greater sense of happiness in their own life.”

Product Details
ISBN: 9780738217857
ISBN-10: 0738217859
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Publication Date: March 31st, 2015
Pages: 256
Language: English