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L' Equation du bonheur : invitation à la méditation sur le bonheur et la réussite !

Author: Kets de Vries, Manfred F. R. ; Boitelle, Leslie, translationINSEAD Area: Entrepreneurship and Family EnterprisePublisher: Eyrolles, 2008.Language: FrenchDescription: 127 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9782212539646Type of document: INSEAD BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical referencesAbstract: This book adresses the question what makes for happiness. An attempt is made to deconstruct this evlusive concept. It is suggested that essential aspects of happiness are someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for. In this essay, each of these three dimensions is reviewed. The need to achieve balance in life is explored. The dichotomy between outward success and inner success is looked at.The importance of play in people's lives is examined. The role of stress-another importnat topic in th ehappiness equation is investigated. It is argued that in the search for happiness, humankind's exploratory needs have to be taken into consideration ; people have to strive for authenticity ; and an effort nedds to be made to know oneself.
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Includes bibliographical references

This book adresses the question what makes for happiness. An attempt is made to deconstruct this evlusive concept. It is suggested that essential aspects of happiness are someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for. In this essay, each of these three dimensions is reviewed. The need to achieve balance in life is explored. The dichotomy between outward success and inner success is looked at.The importance of play in people's lives is examined. The role of stress-another importnat topic in th ehappiness equation is investigated. It is argued that in the search for happiness, humankind's exploratory needs have to be taken into consideration ; people have to strive for authenticity ; and an effort nedds to be made to know oneself.

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L'équation du Bonheur Invitation à la méditation sur le bonheur et la réussite ! Sommaire Préface..................................................................................... 9 Introduction.................................................................................. 13 Chapitre 1 -- L'insaisissable contenu du bonheur ................... 19 Chapitre 2 -- L'équation du bonheur....................................... 27 Chapitre 3 ­ Notre Weltanschauung............................................. 41 Lieu de contrôle interne ou externe .......................................... 45 Optimisme ou pessimisme ....................................................... 48 Extraversion ou introversion ................................................... 50 Bonne ou mauvaise estime de soi ? .......................................... 51 Chapitre 4 -- Déconstruire le bonheur.................................... 53 Quelqu'un à aimer .................................................................... 55 Quelque chose à faire................................................................ 62 Quelque chose à espérer........................................................... 65 Chapitre 5 -- Trouver le juste équilibre ................................. 71 Vie accomplie ou en diffère ...................................................... 73 Succès apparent ou intérieur ..................................................... 77 Chapitre 6 -- Mettre les situations en perspective ................. 81 Chapitre 7 ­ Gérer le stress ..................................................... 91 Chapitre 8 ­ Homo ludens....................................................... 99 Chapitre 9 -- La quête de l'authenticité .................................. 111 Chercher du sens ................................................................... 115 Se connaitre soi-même .......................................................... 121 Respirer le parfum des fleurs ................................................. 125 Suggestions de lecture.............................................................. 127

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