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The Art of Living Joyfully

the art of living joyfully.


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The Art of Living Joyfully: How to be Happier Every Day of the Year
by Allen Klein
Foreword by S.A.R.K.
Paperback, 156 pages
Viva Editions

Book Summary:

This joyful book a compendium of advice and plain common sense comprising a guide to good cheer. This wonderful collection of quips, quotes and instruction comes from a variety of people and from all eras of history. Dividing the books thematically, covering such topics as Friendship, Laughter, Beauty, Nature, Faith, and more. This is a book to cherish for oneself and to give as a heartfelt gift.


“I am always looking for ideas that help people enrich their life. This book does just that. I highly recommend you read it and embrace its wise, and sometimes witty, words. They will feed your soul, lift your spirits, and help you live a fuller, richer, and more joy-filled life.“

—SARK (Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy) Founder and CEO of PlanetSARK

“Allen Klein has done it again, in The Art of Living Joyfully he gives us the common sense advice that nourishes joy in all areas of our life. If you are hungry for more joy in you life, then this is a must have book. Open it to any page and all good cheer to embrace you from the inside out.“

—Susyn Reeve, author of The Inspired Life

“The beauty in Allen Klein's work is clear. Be it tragic or triumphant; celebratory or challenging, regardless of the situations that life throws at us, Allen teaches and gently reminds us to indeed laugh loudly, love passionately and live our lives joyfully. Let Allen inspire you and help you embrace and celebrate the joy in your life and in the life that surrounds you“

—Carole Brody Fleet, author of Happily Even After and WIdow's Wear Stilettos


Every day, tell at least one person something
you like, admire, or appreciate about them.

Richard Carlson

A little praise
Goes a great ways.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The trouble with nude dancing is that
not everything stops when the music stops.

Sir Robert Helpmann

I'm tired of all the nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep.
That's deep enough. What do you want—an adorable pancreas?

Jean Kerr

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being.
Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

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