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The Fun Habit
How the Pursuit of Joy and Wonder Can Change Your Life
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Discover the latest compelling scientific evidence for the potent and revitalizing value of fun and how to make having fun a habitual and authentic part of your daily life.
Doesn’t it seem that the more we seek happiness, the more elusive it becomes?
There is an easy fix, hiding in plain sight. Fun is an action you can take here and now, practically anywhere, anytime. Through research and science, we know fun is enormously beneficial to our physical and psychological well-being, yet fun’s absence from our modern lives is striking. Whether you’re a frustrated high-achiever trying to find a better work-life balance or someone who is seeking relief from life’s overwhelming challenges, it is time you gain access to the best medicine available. The Fun Habit is the ultimate guide to reap the serious benefits fun offers.
Grounded in current research, accessible science, and practical recommendations, The Fun Habit explains how you can build having fun into an actionable and effortless habit and why doing so will help you become a healthier, more joyful, more productive person. In the vein of Year of Yes, 10% Happier, and Atomic Habits, The Fun Habit is an inspiring and motivational guidebook that you will want to share with everyone in your life.
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Dr. Mike Rucker is an organizational psychologist and charter member of the International Positive Psychology Association whose work has been published in the International Journal of Workplace Health Management and Nutrition Research. His ideas about fun and health have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Vox, Thrive Global, mindbodygreen, and more. Named one of ten digital changemakers by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, he currently serves as a senior leader at Active Wellness. Learn more at MichaelRucker.com.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio (January 3, 2023)
- Runtime: 8 hours and 48 minutes
- ISBN13: 9781797143194
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"You cannot make yourself happy, but you can take action that is fun, says psychologist Mike Rucker in this candid lesson. He narrates clearly in a steely tone and sounds utterly authentic as he delivers his insights and advice. These features of his performance make this audiobook an inviting listening experience. His ideas and can-do strategies sound accessible, even inspiring, but it’s his thoughtful ideas and down-to-earth illustrations that will make listeners want to bring these habits into their lives. His philosophy about work, play, worry, and fear will provoke and motivate listeners to be brave when pursuing joy and wonder. This is a life-expanding audio lesson that will loosen the obstacles many of us erect to enjoying our lives more."
– AudioFile Magazine
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