Do you wish you lived on Cloud 9---but feel stuck on Cloud 6? Encouraging you to take delight in your life right where you are, Lee explores the relationship between happiness and holiness---and reveals what you can do in five minutes a day to experience more joy; what "happy" means when facing challenges; and more. 288 pages, softcover from Tyndale.
Would you like to be happier?
No matter who you are or how you feel, chances are you would answer yes
. And Jennifer Dukes Lee was no different. For years, she wrestled with a constant nagging sense that she wasnt as happy as she could be. At the same time, she felt guilty for wanting something so shallow. After all, doesnt God only care that we find joy
in our circumstances? Or is it possible that God really does want us to be happy?
Determined to get answers, Jennifer embarked on a quest to find out whether our happiness matters to God and, if so, how to pursue it in a way that pleases him.
In The Happiness Dare
, youll learn what she discovered, including how to:
Will you take the dare?
- Understand the five happiness styles and maximize yours
- Overcome the four biggest obstacles that stand in the way of your happiness
- Find your happiness sweet spotthe place, relationship, or activity that gives you the greatest sense of well-being
- Discover what you can do in just five minutes a day to be happier
Join Jennifer in the pursuit of your truest, most satisfied, and most faith-filled self.
Lee (Love Idol) opens her delightful treatise on all things happiness-related with a confession: she is not always happy. Throughout the book, by admitting to being in the dumps and explaining the mental gymnastics that get her there, Lee does a superb job of encouraging readers to take proactive steps toward finding their own happiness sweet spot[s]. Lee considers herself a doer, and instead of wallowing in her negative thoughts, she has created a series of thought experiments and crucial questions that direct her toward a happier, more fulfilled lifeall of which she shares with readers, tailored to a wide range of dispositions. She offers Scripture-heavy exercises that will equip readers to view life and its many mishaps with confidence and optimism. The book is chock-full of winsome anecdotes and self-help quizzes; readers will find themselves actually having a blast as they figure out what makes them tick and learn habits for healthier living. Lee is a born storyteller and, for those of faith, this text will be a helpful reminder to stay the course of Christeven in the darkest moments.
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