Happiness Is a Serious Problem: A Human Nature Repair Manual by Dennis PragerIn this unique blend of self-help and moral philosophy, talk-radio host Dennis Prager asserts that were actually obligated to be happy, because it makes us better people. Achieving that happiness wont be easy, though: to Prager, it requires a continuing process of counting your blessings and giving up any expectations that life is supposed to be wonderful. Can we decide to be satisfied with what we have? he asks. A poor man who can make himself satisfied with his portion will be happier than a wealthy man who does not allow himself to be satisfied. Prager echoes other political commentators in complaining that too many people today see themselves as victims; he submits that the only way to achieve your desires is to take responsibility for your life rather than blaming others. Whether or not you agree with that view, if youre willing to put some thought into achieving a happier outlook, you will find plenty to mull over in Happiness Is a Serious Problem.
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Happiness Is A Serious Problem: A Human Nature Repair Manual
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Happiness Is a Serious Problem: A Human Nature Repair Manual by Dennis Prager. All happy people are grateful, and ungrateful people cannot be happy. People who regard themselves primarily as victims are angry people, and an angry disposition renders happiness impossible.
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His book is organized into 31 chapters that individually, are self-contained units with tremendous didactic value and collectively, function as a practical guide to living a happier life. Of all the barriers blocking us from leading happy lives, human nature stands the tallest. Prager adeptly explains the challenges human nature poses to the pursuit of happiness. Prager brings an equally rich understanding of human behaviors and attitudes to the other chapters of his book, rendering it a useful resource for anyone seeking to uncover and decimate the roots of unhappiness. The strongest point of his work is his astute, stimulating discussion of expectations as one of these sources of misery. His insinuation that religion is a prerequisite to happiness could potentially alienate a sizable portion of his millennial readers, since millennials are less religious than previous generations. Prager communicates these insights in a refreshingly simple, accessible fashion, providing an eye-opening lesson on how to turn one of the most elusive human desires into a tangible reality to anyone who is willing to learn.
We owe it to our husband or wife, our fellow workers, our children, our friends, indeed to everyone who comes into our lives, to be as happy as we can be. This does not mean acting unreal, and it certainly does not mean refraining from honest and intimate expressions of our feelings to those closest to us. But it does mean that we owe it to others to work on our happiness. We do not enjoy being around others who are usually unhappy. Those who enter our lives feel the same way p. This has the potential to be one of those books that can have a significant impact upon our lives.