What people are saying about Jonathan’s new book...
Amid the pressure of our everyday routines, it's easy to forget what matters most. We yearn for lives with more energy, enthusiasm, and connection—but where to start? The brilliant Jonathan Fields shows us, in this thought-provoking and action-provoking guide. With engaging (and often funny) stories, cutting-edge research, concrete ideas, and examples from Fields's own experience, How to Live a Good Life will inspire readers to start living their good lives, today.Gretchen Rubin, New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than
Many people over the years have considered the question of how to live a good life, but only one of them is Jonathan Fields: seeker, leader, thinker, mensch. Drawn from Fields’ wide-ranging intellectual sources and deeply kind heart, HOW TO LIVE A GOOD LIFE is the one book you need to answer the one question that matters.Susan Cain, co-founder of Quiet Revolution and New York Times bestselling author of QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Jonathan Fields’ book takes ideas from psychology, literature and philosophy (both western and eastern) and literature and blends them into a delicious fruit smoothie of wisdom. The book will help those who want to give their life more meaning, value and deep breaths.A. J. Jacobs, New York Times best-selling author of Drop Dead Healthy and My Life As an Experiment
Want to move from dreaming to doing, then How to Live a Good Life is for you. With an irresistible blend of soul, humility, and smarts, Jonathan Fields takes you by the hand and walks you down the path to the life you’ve longed for but didn’t have a clue how to create—one full of meaning, connection, and fun. Don’t just read it, live it!Kris Carr, New York Times best-selling author of Crazy Sexy Diet and Crazy Sexy Kitchen
What is a good life?” has been a question asked by philosophers going back to the ancient Greeks. But somewhere along the line we abandoned the question, and over time our society’s notion of success has taken us further from a life of meaning, fulfillment and authentic connection. In “How To Live A Good Life,” Jonathan Fields provides simple, scientifically-validated daily prompts designed to help you find your own good life, and then live it.Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group, New York Times bestselling author of THRIVE and The Sleep Revolution.
HOW TO LIVE A GOOD LIFE delivers on the promise of its title, with a plethora of practical tips and in-depth exercises to help you become the best you can be. Get off of autopilot. And get into a life of positive energy, meaningful relationships, and powerful purpose with this inspiring -- and fun -- book.Daniel H. Pink, author of DRIVE and TO SELL IS HUMAN
Sometimes, the simplest ideas make the biggest difference in our lives. In How to Live a Good Life, Jonathan Fields offers a simple yet powerful lens through which to look at your life and design your days - through connection, contribution and vitality. Let Jonathan take you by the hand and give you real actions that bridge the gap between your big idea and your awakened life. His work is not just a wake-up call, it's a roadmap and a rousing reminder of your gifts.Elena Brower, Author, Art of Attention
With his trademark warmth, intelligence, and awesome sense of humor, Jonathan Fields does more than explain how a good life is possible--he gives point-by-point, actionable steps to make it so. Based on his personal experience, the wisdom garnered from contributors to his Good Life Project (some of the world’s greatest thinkers on happiness), and his massively wonderful Good Life tribe, this not so much a self-help book as a field guide to your good life. It turns out that a good life, with all of its wonder, brilliance, and chaos is far, far better than a perfect life. I can think of no wiser (or kinder) guide than Jonathan.Susan Piver, Author of Start Here Now: An Open-Hearted Guide to the Path and Practice of Meditation
How to Live a Good Life skillfully pairs potentiality with action. Fields’s voice is refreshingly down-to-earth, and his enthusiasm is contagious. My ‘Good Life’ buckets runneth over after reading this book! I’ve drunk The Good Life Kool-Aid and suspect a lot of others will too!Kristen Noel, Editor-In-Chief, Best Self