At the end of a holiday in Bali, Julian, an unhappy schoolteacher decides to meet a renowned local healer, Samtyang. Through daily sessions at the wise man's house, he begins to identify the source of his unhappiness as a series of simple questions and answers point to his own limiting beliefs and fears. Day after day, their dialogue is punctuated by live examples and challenges Julian is asked to experience on the island's mainland and its surroundings.
From international best-selling author Laurent Gounelle, The Man Who Wanted to be Happy explores the world of new possibilities that are open to us when we discover how to break free of what prevents us from being truly happy.
About the author:
Laurent Gounelle is a personal development specialist who trained in humanities and epistemology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Besides lecturing at the Universite of Clermont-Ferrand, he is now a consultant and takes part in international seminars. His first books, The Man Who Wanted to Be Happy, became a word-of-mouth bestseller in France. It has been translated for markets around the world including Spain, Portugal, Korea, Poland, Japan, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, and Bulgaria. In total, his books, which are based on the principles of neuro-linguistic programming, have sold more than 300,000 copies worldwide.