Thursday, 10 December 2015

Book Review: The Happiness Code by Suvasish Mukhopadhyay

Book Name: The Happiness Code
Author: Suvasish Mukhopadhyay
Publisher: Peacock Books
Pages: 208
Genre: Self Help
Price: ₹ 150

The book talks of art of achieving happiness. It is filled with author’s lifetime experiences about human psychology. It is highlighted that happiness is nothing but a state of mind and that state can be attained only by exploring the inner world. Simple lifestyle, benevolent deeds, positive mindset and clarity in thoughts are the prerequisites for being happy. By chasing and trying to be happy no one can attain happiness. It is spontaneous.

There is a disbelief that money is the yardstick of happiness but in most of the cases excess money is the root cause of unhappiness. Ego is the greatest barrier in the way to happiness. The key to happiness is to make others happy. Several real life incidents are portrayed in a lucid manner in various chapters of this book. This book has the potential to transform a human being and show him or her the right way of living and enable the readers to get the true meaning of life. The mission of the author is to awaken the dormant happy persons, who are in deep slumber within the folk.

REVIEW: The Happiness Code is not just another Self Help book, rather it has 107 chapters having 107 different ways to achieve happiness. Author has given  examples which relate to real life situation and that makes it interesting.
Language is simple and easily understandable. Narration is impressive having short stories and some good self help quotes.
There are some typographical errors and some editing flaws,otherwise its a smooth read. So if you're looking for a self help book you can give a chance to The Happiness Code.

Book Cover: 3/5
Language: 4/5
Narration: 4/5

Final Rating: 4/5

Review by: Ravi Gurunani

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