The 5 Thieves of Happiness
Author: John Iozzo
About: John Iozzo breaks down his journey to discovering Happiness as our natural state. He backs this up with science. Then he breaks down the 5 thieves of happiness as the thief of control, the thief of conceit, the thief of coveting, the thief of consumption & the thief of comfort. John offers valuable, real ways to get over each of these thieves.
What I Learned… There is so much to learn from this book! John digs into how each thief shows up in our lives. There are examples and parables to understand the dark side of each. This understanding is followed by real strategies to live a happy life. Plus! There are real strategies in each chapter to transform society and move our world into a positive world. I would refer this book to everyone I know for the last chapter alone. That being said, the last chapter made 10 times more sense after reading the first 6 chapters.
How this book found me: I waited months to get this book from the Calgary Library. I tried to borrow it from my Mum’s collection but she was re-reading it again. Now that I have read it, it is on my Christmas list. I will re-read this book often.
Is this book for You? I recommend this book to anyone ready to see and implement positive actions to move towards a life lived intentionally happy.
This is not a starting place. There is work to be done on living with intention. Once you are exploring this level of awareness, I would immediately recommend this book. I can’t wait to hear your experiences of living truly happy.
Also at: John Iozzo is a keynote speaker. His bio is available on his website. He has written an additional 5 books. They are available on his website at https://drjohnizzo.com/books/ .