An Appeal by the Dalai Lama to the Worldservice_buecher_pers_engl_1
Ethics Are More Important Than Religion
Franz Alt
Publisher: Benevento ©2015, ISBN: 3710950032

Dalai Lama reminds within this book that the human kind is a big family in the end. Ethics and religion are like water and tea. We long for tea with all its flavors but its basis (and basis of all life) is water. The book appeared on the occasion of his 80th birthday at 6.7.2015 simultaneously in all world languages.


Hector’s Journeysservice_buecher_pers_engl_2
Hector and the Search for Happiness
François Lelord
Publisher: Penguin ©2010, ISBN: 0143118398

This book contains short stories about Hectors journeys to different cultural regions. Through these stories, those rules are explained that enable one to be happy, but also those that impede happiness. The original book is in French (“Le Voyage d’Hector ou la recherche du bonheur”).


How to Simplify Your Lifeservice_buecher_pers_11

Werner T. Küstenmacher, Lothar J. Seiwert
Publisher: McGraw-Hill ©2004, ISBN: 0071433864

This book deals with the 7 layers of the pyramid of life (goods, finance, time, health, relationships, partner, MYSELF). It describes in an easy realisable manner how reduction to the really important things makes life easier and happier. In recent years several other simplify-books have been published (Diet etc.). The original book is in German (“Simplify your life”).


Predictably Irrationalservice_buecher_pers_engl_4
The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
Dan Ariely
Publisher: Harper ©2008, ISBN: 006135323X

This book describes why we take irrational decisions, even though we know better, and which mechanisms are responsible for this. It gives interesting insights, explanations for exiting phenomena and totally new access in situations where one needs to take a decision. The book has been translated into German (“Denken hilft zwar, nützt aber nichts”).


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