There are many books on the topic of living a happy life, but here are five that are widely regarded as classics:
1. The Art of Happiness
The first book on our list is by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler
In this book, the Dalai Lama offers practical advice on how to find happiness and inner peace in our daily lives.
2. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
A fantastic book by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
This book explores the concept of "flow," or the state of complete absorption and enjoyment in an activity, and how it can lead to greater happiness and fulfilment.
3. The Happiness Project
An interesting book and experiment by Gretchen Rubin
This book documents the author's year-long experiment in which she tried out different strategies for increasing happiness in her life.
4. The Power of Now
One of the many hugely impactful books by Eckhart Tolle
This book teaches readers how to live in the present moment, rather than dwelling on past regrets or future worries, in order to find greater peace and happiness.
5. The Four Agreements
The last but in no way least book in our list is by the wonderful writer Don Miguel Ruiz
This book presents four principles for living a happier and more fulfilling life, including being impeccable with your word, not taking things personally, not making assumptions, and always doing your best.
We hope you enjoy reading them as much as we have. Which is your favourite?