LOOKING FOR HAPPINESS? LOOK INSIDE!
A Farewell to Anxiety
by Alberto Vezendi
Pub Date 06 Jun 2019
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Do you believe in self-improvement?
Do you think you could be happier?
IF YOU DO, THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU!
Learn to overcome the two main obstacles to happiness: attachment and anxiety. You already have all you need: the solution is inside; let this book help you find it now!
Why squander our life – the only one we have – in a permanent state of want and anxiety when we can live a life of abundance and bliss?
Why make our happiness depend on externalities when the only truly lasting happiness is inside each one of us?
Why sacrifice the happiness we could be enjoying today on the altar of a vague promise of future bliss when we already have everything we need to be happy in the present?
In this work, the author shows us how to overcome the two main obstacles to happiness: attachment and anxiety. Readers will see that detachment and the ability to stop worrying are neither gifts of the chosen, nor inborn talents reserved for a few, but skills that can be learned at any moment in life, regardless of our situation.
In the first part, on attachment to objects and people, the author explains how attachment inevitably leads to fear, and that fear is incompatible with happiness. He examines the role of craving and desire, of want and satisfaction, of control and freedom, of possessions and love – and we’ll see that precious little is needed to live a happy life.
In the second part, we’ll delve into what is probably the main cause of unhappiness: anxiety. We’ll see that most of the worry that taints our happiness is unjustified because it stems from adversities that only exist in our mind. To understand this reasoning, the author analyzes how we create all our expectations and fears in the present, how we project them into a future that is no less a product of our own imagination, and how we then await with apprehension the arrival of that future in which we have placed our hopes and misgivings.
Happiness is not an unattainable dream, not even a future goal we’re doomed to pursue forever in vain, but a natural, innate gift we’ve all been endowed with. We have now, and always have had, all the happiness we’ll ever have, but we don’t allow it to bloom in our lives because we’ve unconsciously buried it under an ever-thickening layer of impediments that prevent it from manifesting every day of our life.
This book is here to help you find your happiness, but to do so it has to challenge many of the received ideas and dogmas that for centuries have condemned humanity to unhappiness. Please read it with an open mind, and consider with fairness whether the ideas contained herein make any sense for you.
Your happiness is in your own hands, and nowhere else, for only you can make it real.
The solution is inside: discover it and let the magic happen!
Don't wait until it's too late: it's now or never!
"I found the book very inspiring and helpful with its practical examples on how to live a happier life. I found the ideas in the book thought provoking encouraging me to take a step back, look at my life and really think through what's important and what's not. I enjoyed the stories from Alberto's life, those are the best parts of the book, particularly the one that closes the book making me feel impatient to change something!" Peter Vass, Switzerland
"Inspiring and fundamental! I loved the book." Ignacio Inda Caro, Spain
"One man's journey turns into everyman's quest for happiness. Heartfelt, beautifully written, a good read." László Vértes, Hungary