Summary of The Habits of Happiness

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Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard travels from his airy hermitage in the Himalayas to Monterey, California, bringing the teachings of happiness. The witty Frenchman, once a molecular biologist, integrates philosophy, religion and science throughout his lecture. getAbstract recommends his ideas to those seeking a meatier discussion of happiness.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What characteristics define happiness,
  • How to achieve this state, and
  • What cognitive science reveals about meditation and mind training.
 

About the Speaker

Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk and a photographer. He wrote Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life’s Most Important Skill.

 

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Happiness decides the quality of every living moment, so the yearning for it shapes all thought and action. Yet in the East and West alike, definitions of happiness vary. As a result, people often confuse happiness and pleasure. Unlike happiness,

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