This Book Won't Make You Happy: Eight Keys to Finding True Contentment


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Broadleaf Books
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5.7 X 8.6 X 1.1 inches | 0.95 pounds

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About the Author

Niro Feliciano is a psychotherapist, podcast host, national media commentator, and expert on anxiety, brain science, and spirituality. She holds a master's degree in social work from Columbia University and is a columnist for Psychology Today. A first-generation Sri Lankan American, she lives with her family in Fairfield County, Connecticut.


"This book grabbed me from the very beginning. It is thought-provoking, insightful, full of practical tidbits, and a fun read." ----Dr. Leah Katz, psychologist and author of Gutsy: Mindfulness Practices for Everyday Bravery

"A refreshingly novel twist on how to find happiness, based not on what happens in your life but how you relate to it. I'd highly recommend this book to anyone trying to find more ease and contentment in their daily life." ----Dr. Kristin Neff, author of Self Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind To Yourself and associate professor at University of Texas at Austin

"While this book might not make us happy, it does give us a path to what we need even more, contentment. Niro Feliciano writes with laugh-out-loud and relatable humor, honesty, intellect, and practical wisdom. She challenges our desire for a 'normal' life, and instead invites us to a life of health and wholeness. This book is a welcoming and timely guide to a life worth living." ----Amy Julia Becker, speaker and award-winning author of many books, including To Be Made Well and A Good and Perfect Gift

"Niro Feliciano's work is relatable and compelling. She's a busy mom going in four separate directions, a wife who loves her husband, a friend who lends a listening ear, and a therapist with a blossoming career who puts patients' needs first. I appreciate her humor and grace, and cherish the space she gives us in this book to share her insights." ----Dr. Katie Takayasu, physician, speaker, and author of Plants First

"Niro Feliciano is a down-to-earth authority on how we can best care for our mental well-being. Genuinely invested in supporting everyone facing unprecedented levels of anxiety and stress, Feliciano has a relatable, soothing, and valuable voice. Anyone seeking more contentment would benefit from her personal wisdom and research-based methods." ----Maressa Brown, journalist, author, and contributor to

"Any conversation with Niro Feliciano is refreshing, challenging, and transformative. Her style of speaking and engagement transfers beautifully to the written word. Not only will you see yourself in her heartwarming and honest stories; you will begin to find a pathway to living with contentment." ----Brenda Thorn, J.D., executive pastor and care director, Hillsong East Coast

"One of the great new voices to emerge in our cultural crisis of anxiety is Niro Feliciano. There is nothing more elusive in our agitated culture than contentment. We all want it. In This Book Won't Make You Happy, Feliciano clears the path and walks you directly to it." ----Rob Strong, pastor and author of The Big Guy Upstairs: You, Him, and How It All Works