What if you could be as happy as your dog?
Dogs really seem to have happiness figured out—every treat, every walk, every squeaky toy is a reason to celebrate. Wouldn’t it be great if we could discover what makes dogs so happy and use that information to bring more joy, gratitude, and enthusiasm to our own lives?
Be as Happy as Your Dog is a book that bridges the gap between the ways that dogs approach the joys and challenges of everyday life and the ways humans do.
Author Michelle Waitzman brings together the work of leading dog behavior experts and positive psychology researchers to reveal the simple changes you can make to level up your happiness.
There’s no all-or-nothing program to follow, just common sense actions you can take today to become as happy as your dog. You’ll wish you had a tail to wag!
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Praise for Be as Happy as Your Dog
“Be as Happy as Your Dog is the most important book you will read this year. We have been so distracted with what we can teach our dogs, we never realized that one of our most inspirational, upbeat, optimistic friends are, and always have been, willing to share their philosophy with us. Based on the new research in positive psychology, Waitzman shows us how understanding our dog’s mind and behavior can lead us to a happier, more fulfilling life. A pawsitively delightful read.”
– Brian Hare, New York Times Bestselling author of The Genius of Dogs
"It was amazing just how much I said to myself, 'Yep, that's me all over,' how much I realised I was habouring somewhat unhealthy thoughts and habits. The way these 'lessons' were written were easy to digest and even easy to implement. So easy in fact that I was left thinking , "Why aren't I doing this already?!"
- A Quintillion Words, book review blog
"A thoughtful, well researched and delightfully inspiring read. I liked it so much I bought extra to give as gifts. Dogs are inherently happy and we humans think it's all because of us. The fact is, they have a lot to teach us about how to be happy! This fun book taught this old dog a few new tricks."
– Amazon customer
Events and appearances
Check out the Media page to find links to my most recent podcast interviews about Be as Happy as Your Dog.
Recommendation list on Shepherd.com
I put together a list of the "Best books for understanding what your dog is thinking" for the new book site Shepherd.com. Check it out and learn more about your dog's inner world!
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