Welcome to this Book Tour and Giveaway presented by Covenant Communications. This book is primarily directed at an LDS audience but would be a good book for any Christian or other religious individuals to adapt to his/her own belief.
Be Happy by Hank Smith
Keep reading, and I’ll show you how . . .Face it: it’s not always easy to feel happy. With all of the worries and trials of day-to-day life, the cares of the world can seem overwhelming. But as popular spea You can be happy—solidly, genuinely happy—no matter what’s going on around you, no matter what happens to you, no matter what storm comes along to batter and bruise you.
Keep reading, and I’ll show you how . . .Face it: it’s not always easy to feel happy. With all of the worries and trials of day-to-day life, the cares of the world can seem overwhelming. But as popular speaker and author Hank Smith demonstrates, no matter your circumstances, you can be happy—the kind of happy that illuminates you from the inside out, a joy that does not depend on what happens to you but on what you do with what happens. With his characteristic humor, Hank offers readers a fresh perspective on finding joy in the journey with a collection of tools and strategies designed to inspire genuine happiness, such as: • Learning to develop an optimistic outlook
• Understanding how to deal with feelings of depression<
• Mastering ten simple tricks to jump-start your joy each day
Featuring an inspiring collection of real-life examples, enlightening doctrinal direction, and motivating goals, Be Happy is the guide you need to start living a happier life, today!
It took me half of a lifetime to discover Happiness is a choice and it is the responsibility of each individual to create his/her own happiness. If only I would have access to this book in my early teens…!
Can others make you happy? Can things or events make you happy? These are a few of the things discussed in this short, easy-to-read book. Sr. Smith uses scientific data, humor, and personal training to address this and more issues. He also discusses clinical depression.
Did you know 50% of a person’s happiness is in his/her DNA? Don’t forget the other 50%!
Even if you feel you are a well-adjusted happy person, I assure you will still find this book interesting and helpful, such as what not to say when a person is depressed.
The writing is definitely not boring. Even young teens will find entertainment along with knowledge within these pages. The Cover depicts “happiness” and the Title says it all!
This rates a Five Stars rating.
^This book was sent by publisher for review. I am not obligated to give a positive review. This is my honest review.
AUTHOR’S BIO per BYU education system:
Hank R. Smith grew up in St. George, Utah. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Dixie State University (2002), his MBA (2005) from Utah State University, and his Ph.D in Educational Leadership (2014) from Brigham Young University. His studies focused on the development of high trust educational organizations and their impact on student achievement. Prior to joining the religion faculty at BYU he worked for fourteen years with Seminaries and Institutes of Religion as an instructor. He loves to teach from the scriptures, especially to the youth and young adults of the Church. He also enjoys consulting work with school districts and corporations centered on creating a high trust culture. He has addressed audiences in almost every state through seminars and keynote speaking engagements. His outside interests include marathons, history books, and hiking with his family. He and his incredible wife, Sara, are the parents of five children and reside in Mapleton, Utah.