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A Book Prescription for Happiness

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A Book Prescription for Happiness

Hi! We're Reklist and we’re ecstatic to be guest blogging for Book Therapy. Today we're bringing you 5 books on happiness. Reklist is a platform for making and receiving entertainment recommendations (books, movies, shows, podcasts, and music), keeping track of what you've read, watched and listened to. It's also the perfect place to discover new titles. Our 'Explore' page allows you to browse hundreds of recommendations. There's also a 'Newsfeed' where you can view, like and comment on your friends' activities, and a 'My Reklist' page where you can manage your recommendations. We created Reklist as we frequently found ourselves forgetting recommendations from friends and family...

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Why we need to adopt these words for happiness in other languages

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Why we need to adopt these words for happiness in other languages

The other day I came across some inspiring words in other languages, for which no similar words or phrases existed in English. These words were delightful and I absolutely felt that these needed to be introduced into the English language or borrowed even! I picked out the ones that I felt truly captured the spirit of happiness and taught us that joy is found in the experiential moment. I hope you enjoy reading these as much as I enjoyed discovering them! Aware — a brief, bittersweet, fleeting moment that exudes divine beauty (Japanese) Bon vivant — a person who enjoys a sociable and luxurious lifestyle (French)....

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