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100 Secretos de la Gente Exitosa, Los

by David Niven

En todas las épocas las personas han buscado el éxito y no siempre han obtenido buenos resultados. Este interesante libro indaga en las características de aquellos individuos que han logrado el éxito y da a conocer valiosas conclusiones en un lenguaje claro y directo, para que todos los lectores puedan ponerlos en práctica en su vida diaria. Entre los consejos más relevantes, el autor dice que tener metas bien definidas es vital para la autoconfianza. Asimismo, señala que la productividad es mayor cuando se trabaja con personas que tienen distintas opiniones. También presenta ejemplos como los de un deportista olímpico y el de un destacado profesional de la televisión. Además, afirma que un número significativo de ejecutivos exitosos sostienen que tener una buena vida familiar es decisivo para sus logros laborales y profesionales.

Los 100 Secretos de la Gente Feliz

by David Niven

Los científicos y académicos llevan años intentando descubrir qué es lo que hace feliz a la gente. Pero sus investigaciones tienden a quedar escondidas en diversas publicaciones académicas y científicas, sin jamás llegar al alcance de la gente común. Por eso, en Los 100 Secretos dela Gente Feliz, el científico social y psicólogo, David Niven, Ph. D. , nos presenta de manera clara y comprensiva, lo esencial de los miles de estudios científicos que se han hecho acerca de la felicidad. El autor ilustra con ejemplos y explicaciones, cada una de las cien técnicas, actitudes y costumbres que nos ayudan a transformar una vida mediocre y sin gracia, en una vida llena de felicidad. CREE EN TI MISMO: No importa la edad, el sexo o el origen: creer en sí mismo aumenta la satisfacción en la vida de un 40 por ciento, haciéndonos más felices tanto en la casa como en el trabajo. APAGA LA TELEVISIÓN: Mirar demasiada televisión puede triplicar nuestro antojo de posesiones, lo que reduce nuestro nivel de satisfacción personal de 5 por ciento por cada hora de televisión que miramos. NO OLVIDES DIVERTIRTE: La diversión es una de las cinco claves para llevar una vida satisfecha. La gente que se toma el tiempo de divertirse tiene 20 por ciento más de posibilidades de ser feliz, y 36 por ciento más de posibilidades de sentirse a gusto con su edad y la etapa en la que se encuentra en la vida.

100 Secretos de la Gente Saludable, Los

by David Niven

La Ciencia de una Vida Saludable ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre las personas que se sienten y se ven saludables, y las que están cansadas o deprimidas y jamás están en forma? A diario enfrentamos una cantidad alarmante de estudios y estadísticas que nos dicen qué debemos y no debemos comer, cuánto tiempo tenemos que hacer ejercicio o cómo protegernos del humo de segunda mano y los dañinos rayos del sol. Pero estos estudios, además de ser contradictorios, suelen tener información científica literalmente incomprensible para el lector común. En este libro, David Niven nos hace el favor de resumir los millones de estudios que se han hecho acerca de la salud del ser humano, y de convertirlos en cien fáciles puntos que nos ayudarán a vivir más saludables y felices. Desmontando mitos comunes con consejos reales y aplicables, Niven nos explica la importancia de estos descubrimientos. Coma con frecuencia. Los investigadores de la universidad Oxford hallaron que las personas que comen cinco o seis veces al día tienen un 5 por ciento menos de colesterol que la persona media, y tienen un 45 por ciento más de posibilidades de mantener su peso ideal que las personas que sólo comen una o dos veces al día. ¿Quién dice que la cafeína es mala para la salud? La mayoría de los resultados científicos prueban que, para un adulto saludable, cantidades moderadas de cafeína (aproximadamente tres tazas de café al día) no presentan ningún riesgo a la salud. Hogar, dulce hogar. Según un estudio de la Universidad de California en Los Ángeles, aquellas personas que dicen tener una vida de hogar satisfactoria tienen un 24 por ciento más de posibilidades de vivir más que la expectativa normal de vida.

Los 100 Secretos de las Familias Felices

by David Niven

La Ciencia de una Familia Feliz ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre las personas que tienen relaciones íntimas y cariñosas con sus familias, y aquellas que tienen relaciones tensas y frustrantes? Sociólogos, terapeutas y siquiatras se han pasado toda una vida investigando los pormenores de la dinámica familiar, pero sus hallazgos tienden a quedar ocultos en publicaciones académicas que sólo leen otros expertos. Ahora, David Niven, autor bestseller a nivel internacional de la serie Los 100 Secretos ha reunido la información más reciente e importante de más de mil estudios científicos que se han hecho acerca de familias. Niven nos explica estos descubrimientos en un lenguaje sencillo y fácil de comprender, resumiéndolo todo en cien consejos claves que nos ayudarán a encontrar y mantener el amor, la felicidad y la satisfacción en nuestras relaciones familiares. No olvide el pasado: Los padres que comparten la historia de su familia con sus hijos generan en ellos un alto nivel de interés por otros miembros de la familia y aumentan la probabilidad de que sus hijos sean felices. Sin precio: Una vez suplidas todas las necesidades básicas, la situación económica de su familia no tendrá ningún impacto sobre qué tan satisfechos se sienten con sus vidas. Escuche la opinión de todos: Las personas de edad que tienen dificultad viviendo solas tienen un 84 por ciento más de probabilidades de estar satisfechas con su situación de vivienda si sienten que su opinión es esencial a la hora de elegir un nuevo hogar. El mejor regalo: La gente que está contenta con su vida familiar tiene un 72 por ciento más de probabilidades de estar satisfecha con su vida en general.

100 Secretos de las Parejas Felices, Los

by David Niven

La Ciencia de ser una Pareja Feliz )Qu_ cosas hacen que una pareja sea feliz? Los cientificos y acad_micos han pasado a_os investigando la naturaleza de las relaciones, los noviazgos, y el matrimonio, pero sus hallazgos tienden a quedar escondidas en diversas publicaciones acad_micas, sin jamfs llegar al alcance de la gente comun. Por eso, el aclamado autor de Los 100 Secretos de la Gente Feliz ha recolectado la informacion mfs significativa y reciente de los miles de estudios que se han hecho acerca de las relaciones, y la presenta de una manera clara y ffcil de comprender. Los consejos aqui contenidos no estfn basados en la experiencia o las opiniones de una persona en particular. Estfn basados en las investigaciones de reconocidos cientificos que estudias las vidas y los amores de los estadounidenses. Cada uno de los 100 secretos va ilustrado por una historieta que lo justifica. El amor es dificil de calcular. Los investigadores han comprobado de la edad, el presupuesto, la educacion y la religion de una persona no tienen nada que ver con el nivel de satisfaccion de una persona en una relacion. El siempre querer ganar puede llevar a una gran p_rdida. La gente que tiene un sentimiento de competitividad con su pareja, tienen 37 por ciento menos de posibilidades de sentir que estfn en una relacion que los satisface. Deje el pasado en el pasado. Mfs de 40 por ciento de la gente reporta que los celos de una relacion previa es una fuente de desacuerdo en la relacion actual.

The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People

by David Niven

Scientists and academics have spent entire careers investigating what makes people happy. But hidden in obscure scholarly journals and reports, their research is all too often inaccessible to ordinary people. Now the bestselling author of the 100 Simple Secrets series distills the scientific findings of over a thousand of the most important studies on happiness into easy-to-digest nuggets of advice. Each of the hundred practices is illustrated with a clear example and illuminated by a straightforward explanation of the science behind it to show you how to transform a ho-hum existence into a full and happy life. Believe in yourself: Across all ages, and all groups, a solid belief in one's own abilities increases life satisfaction by about 40 percent, and makes us happier both in our home lives and in our work lives. Turn off your TV: Watching too much TV can triple our hunger for more possessions, while reducing our personal contentment by about 5 percent for every hour a day we watch.

100 Simple Secrets of Healthy People

by David Niven

The Simple Science of a Healthy Life From fitness to diets to emotional health and longevity, what do people who feel and look healthy do differently than those who are overtired, depressed, or out of shape? Every day we face an avalanche of studies and statistics that tell us what we should or shouldn't eat, how long we need to exercise, or how to protect ourselves from secondhand smoke and the harmful rays from the sun. Not only are these studies often contradictory, but the actual scientific information is usually inaccessible. Moving beyond the myths and misinformation, the advice in these pages is not based on one person's opinions or one expert's study. For the first time the research available on the health of average Americans has been distilled into one hundred essential ways that we can become healthier and happier. Each of the core findings is accompanied by a real life example showing these results in action. Eat more often. Oxford University researchers found that people who ate five or six times a day had a 5 percent lower total cholesterol than average and were 45 percent more likely to be able to sustain their target weight than people who ate once or twice a day. Who says caffeine is bad for you? The majority of scientific evidence shows that, for a healthy adult, moderate quantities of caffeine (about three cups of coffee per day) pose no significant health risks. Home sweet home. People who described their home lives as satisfying were 24 percent more likely to live beyond normal life expectancy, according to a UCLA study.

The 100 Simple Secrets of Successful People

by David Niven

What are the keys to success? Scientists have studied the traits, beliefs, and practices of successful people in all walks of life. But the answers they find wind up in stuffy academic journals aimed at other scientists. The 100 Simple Secrets of Successful People takes the best and most important research results from over a thousand studies and spells out the key findings in ways we can all understand. Each entry contains advice based on those findings, a real life example of what to do or not to do, and a telling statistic based on scientific research.

100 Simple Secrets of the Best Half of Life

by David Niven

Practical advice on how to thrive in the second half of your life, based on scientific studies. The sixth book in the bestselling 100 Simple Secrets series. What do people who relish the second half of their lives do differently than those who dread getting older? Sociologists, therapists and psychiatrists have spent entire careers investigating the ins and outs of successful aging, yet their findings are inaccessible to ordinary people, hidden in obscure journals to be shared with other experts. Now the international bestselling author of The 100 Simple Secrets series has collected the most current and significant data from more than a thousand of the best scientific studies on the second half of life. These findings have been boiled down to one hundred essential ways to find and maintain joy, health, and satisfaction every day of your life. Each one is accompanied by a true story showing the results in action. The Baby Boomers are hitting retirement age. This upbeat, light approach will appeal to the enormous market of citizens grappling with the effects of becoming 'senior', looking to discover the positive benefits of aging beyond discount tickets at the movie theatre. Books about aging well continue to sell year in and year out. The Simple Secrets approach will stand out among the heavier self-help/psychology titles and will without a doubt become an affordable impulse and gifty mainstay in this category. A good inexpensive gift for parents and grandparents.

100 Simple Secrets Why Dogs Make Us Happy

by David Niven

Why do people who have dogs live happier, longer, and more fulfulling lives? Sociologists and veterinarians have spent years investigating the positive effects that dogs have on people's health and happiness yet their findings are inaccessible to ordinary people, hidden in obscure journals to be shared with other experts. Now the international bestselling author of the 100 Simple Secrets series has collected the most current and significant data from more than a thousand of the best scientific studies on the profound relationship between humans and our canine companions. These findings have been boiled down to the one hundred essential ways dogs positively impact our lives. Each fact is accompanied by a inspiring true story. If you love your dog, and science tells us that you do, this book will inspire and entertain. Communicate Better: It sounds odd to say a creature that communicates with barking and body language can have such a profound effect on human communication. But by providing a common point of reference and concern, dogs help us to feel a connection to other humans. That connection makes us feel more comfortable communicating with each other. When meeting a new person, the presence of a dog reduces the time before people feel comfortable while talking with each other by 45 percent. Live Longer: There is perhaps no better gift that dogs offer us humans than this simple fact. People who care for a dog live longer, healthier lives than those who do not. On average, people who cared for dogs during their lives lived 3 years longer than people who never had a dog. No Monkey Business: Primates are genetically more similar to humans than any other creature. But try to tell a chimpanzee something and you will be hard pressed to get your message across. Dogs are uniquely attuned to the messages we send. Dogs study humans and have evolved to build social skills that help them to function around us. Dogs are 52 percent more likely to follow human cues such as pointing toward a source of food than are primates. Around the Block: Good habits are often misunderstood as difficult or unpleasant chores. But there is tremendous value in the simple act of taking a walk. Walking not only burns calories, it also decreases stress. Having a dog means regularly talking walks - it's something you do for your dog but in truth your dog is doing for you. Dog owners walk 79 percent farther in an average week than non-dog owners.

Bring On the Empty Horses

by David Niven

Hollywood was Lotus Land between 1935 and 1960 and bore little relationship to the rest of the world, but it was vastly exciting to be part of a thriving, thrusting "first growth" industry-- the greatest form of mass entertainment so far invented-- and if exaggeration became the norm, it was hard to recognize the fact, when a "great star" could confidently expect to receive 20,000 letters a week and newspapers all over the world daily set aside several pages for the news and gossip pumped out by the Hollywood self-adulation machines.

The Moon's a Balloon

by David Niven

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The Simple Secrets for Becoming Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

by David Niven

Sociologists, therapists, and psychiatrists have spent entire careers investigating the ins and outs of health, success, and happiness, but their findings are inaccessible to ordinary people, hidden in obscure journals seen only by other experts. Now David Niven, the international bestselling author of the Simple Secrets series, has collected the most current and significant data from more than a thousand of the best scientific studies on three of the most important aspects of our daily lives. Niven has boiled these findings down to sound, succinct advice for each day of the year, presenting 365 essential ways to find and maintain health, wealth, and wisdom. Each entry is accompanied by a true story showing the results in action. Whether you want to enhance your body, your bank account, your IQ, or all three, this bestselling series offers 365 essential ways to let science help you.

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