The Happiness Track

How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success

by Emma Seppala

On Sale: 01/31/2017

The Happiness Track

How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success

by Emma Seppala

On Sale: 01/31/2017


About the Book

In The Happiness Track, founder of Fulfillment Daily and science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University Emma Seppälä draws upon the latest scientific research on resilience, willpower, compassion, positive stress, creativity, and mindfulness to reveal the connection between happiness and success, and how to achieve both. Featuring practical strategies we can use in our daily lives, The Happiness Track will show you the fulfilling, rewarding, and anxiety-free life that is within your reach.

Critical Praise

“Through her research-backed strategies, Emma Seppälä not only teaches us how to thrive in our chosen profession, but how to stay true to ourselves—and enjoy every moment of the process.” — Susan Cain, co-founder of Quiet Revolution and New York Times bestselling author of Quiet

“Your ideas about success are probably all wrong—and you need The Happiness Track, Dr. Emma Seppälä’s investigation into the counterintuitive factors that create career and life success. The best news of all? All these skills are well within your grasp.” — Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind

“Backed by extensive research in psychology and neuroscience, The Happiness Track offers a wealth of insight for changing how we approach our work, our personal lives, and our relationships. It’s a carefully researched, engaging look at how to improve ourselves without losing our authenticity or our sanity.” — Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take

“Emma Seppälä convinces us that reconfiguring our brain for happiness can change the way our lives unfold and the way we approach success. A worthwhile read for anyone who wants to achieve a successful and fulfilling life.” — Amy Cuddy, professor at Harvard Business School, and author of Presence

The Happiness Track provides us with a highly-readable, science-backed solution to obtaining sustainable success, the sort of success we are all really striving for, that leaves us fulfilled, happy, and healthy.” — Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D., Scientific Director, the Imagination Institute at the University of Pennsylvania

“Emma Seppälä shows us how we can cultivate a meaningful and successful career and live happy, fulfilled lives by taking care of ourselves first. The world has needed Emma Seppälä’s insight for a long time.” — Chade-Meng Tan, Google’s “Jolly Good Fellow,” and author of the New York Times bestseller Search Inside Yourself

“Emma Seppälä is on the cutting-edge of crucial new insights and practices that can help us redefine success as she illuminates the ways compassion toward oneself and others is the bedrock of living a life of connection and deep meaning.” — Daniel J. Siegel, MD, author of Mindsight, Brainstorm, and The Mindful Therapist, Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, and Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine

“A fast-paced, practical book with profound implications. Remarkably, happiness feels good because it is good for our health, relationships, and work. Drawing on research from neuroscience and psychology, and her own groundbreaking work at Stanford, she gives us six powerful ways to turn greater well-being into greater success.” — Rick Hanson, Ph.D., author of Hardwiring Happiness

“This book is a breath of fresh air, helping to bust the myth that we need to do more, better, faster, and more efficiently to be happy.” — Kristin Neff, Ph.D., author of Self-Compassion

“Emma Seppälä smashes cultural definitions of ‘success’ with a wealth of research-grounded insight about unlocking creativity and a meaningful life. Seppälä is a fast-rising star, and I predict that her work will positively impact countless people for years to come.” — Peter Sims, author of Little Bets and co-founder & CEO of The Silicon Guild

“For many happiness remains elusive. Dr. Seppälä’s book uses the latest scientific research to show us a path to real happiness. It’s not what many of us think. Be ready to change your life for the better.” — James R. Doty, M.D., founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, professor of neurosurgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and author of Into the Magic Shop



Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062344014
  • ISBN 10: 0062344013
  • Imprint: HarperOne
  • On Sale: 01/31/2017
  • Pages: 224
  • List Price:21.00 CAD
  • BISAC1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Success
  • BISAC2 : SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Happiness
  • BISAC3 : SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success

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