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Just as burning is the proper function of fire, so happiness is the proper function of our existence

First published in 1977, in this extraordinarily prescient book Edward de Bono sets out his method for achieving the ultimate 21st century goal: work-life balance.

Defined in terms of life-space and self-space, de Bono invites the reader to look at their life and measure the gap between these spaces – the smaller the gap, the greater our chances at happiness; but if the life-space is vastly bigger than the self-space, our coping ability is compromised and anxiety is likely.

For anyone concerned with happiness and life-fulfilment this book is essential reading, and is perhaps more resonant with readers now than ever before.

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    9781785040870

    January 3, 2017

    Vermilion

    288 pages

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  • EBook

    9781473529977

    November 3, 2016

    Ebury Digital

    288 pages

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