By Tal Ben-Shahar. What kind of life do you want for yourself? What choices will create this kind of life? In his New York Times bestseller. Our time here is precious and finite. How do you want to live it — by pursuing your dreams regardless of the outcome — or tamping down your. Choose the Life You Want by Tal Ben-Shahar, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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They are people that look for opportunities, read new things, thd new places, talk to new people. May 04, Corinne Rodrigues rated it really liked it Shelves: But I think overall it presents very accessible and simple ways to improve your life one small step at a time. He challenges us to find our freedom to make the choice for the life we want.

At every moment in my life I have a choice. It doesn’t adhere to a calendar, however, so you can read as much as you like or as little as you can stand.

Choose the Life You Want

Those that put on a facade are the people with the least confidence. This book contains many pearls of wisdom. Instead, he proposes being continuously mindful of the power we hold to choose our courses of action at every moment of our lives. The Notes, et al, are brilliant. Easy access and support giving you all need and more for personal success. One surefire way to step into the present moment is to practice mindfulness. This is then followed by a a short description and b an illustration in the form of an example or parable.


Hardcoverpages. Mar 21, Shubham rated it liked it. Optimize Coach It’s officially! I really enjoyed reading it throughout my year of The chapters may be pithy, but they provide a great deal to chew on during the course of a day.

Choose the Life You Want: Really enjoyed how short each suggested excerpt was, because it was easy to pick up and read a few in one sitting. I have to say that I enjoy the anecdotes from others the most and find some of t This is an easy book to read in chunks given the daily reader fashion in which it’s written.

Go on with your job, but if you do the same mistake again I will let you go.

Optimize every facet of your life. Sign Up Now Join tens of thousands of people from around the world. While some chapters may touch upon the same aspect of life, they approach it from varying perspectives. Nov 04, Kirk Hanley rated it really liked it.

Examples, stories and references cover an extremely wide spectrum. Published September 25th by Experiment first published January 1st This book will not only change the way you think about your life, but how you choose to live it. This person views the world as big enough for everyone to succeed and acts accordingly. Encourage, uplift and care for those around you.

Some of the themes presented to his students are mentioned in this outstanding book. His undergraduate thesis, completed inis titled “Honesty Pays: Basically, being lucky, much like happiness, is a mindset. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Topics include leadership, education, ethics, happiness, self-esteem, resilience, goal setting, and mindfulness.


It’s so superficial and basic that I had to double check it was really for adults. Ben-Shahar provides eloquent and clear strategies for living in the potency of daily awareness and choice.

If you shzhar Chicken Soup for the Soul, you will like this one too When I heard the professor saying: I believe wany little tome can help one improve one’s self-awareness. I pick this book up now and again to read excerpts. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Do you tend to suppress your tears and fears OR give yourself permission to be human?

Jan 20, Rubina rated it really liked it Shelves: Pursuit of Perfect excelled when relating material to authors experiences and own sense of wonder and learning.

I’d say it’s in the line of ‘Don’t sweat the small stuff. Get 3 free PhilosophersNotes. Ben-Shahar provides eloquent and clear strategies for living in the potency of daily awareness and choice. It is a short, but inspiring read.

Learn from failure is one leitmotif that I recognized from the Harvard lectures. Some quotes from the book will speak better that whatever I have to say about them.