The happiness myth

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The happiness myth : why what we think is right is wrong : a history of what really makes us happy

Hecht, Jennifer Michael, 1965- author.

New York, NY : HarperCollins, [2017]

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Examines assumptions of what it means to be "happy" and looks at four factors often involved in happiness: drugs, money, bodies, and celebration. Discusses how many of the popular ideas of what brings happiness are the product of myth, fantasies, and cultural biases.

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ISBN:

9780061744891

LC Call No:

BJ1481 .H44 2017

Dewey Class No:

170 23

Author:

Hecht, Jennifer Michael, 1965- author.

Title:

The happiness myth : why what we think is right is wrong : a history of what really makes us happy / Jennifer Michael Hecht.

Physical:

1 online resource

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text rdacontent

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BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Summary:

Examines assumptions of what it means to be "happy" and looks at four factors often involved in happiness: drugs, money, bodies, and celebration. Discusses how many of the popular ideas of what brings happiness are the product of myth, fantasies, and cultural biases.

Subject:

Happiness--History.

Subject:

Happiness--Social aspects.

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