Susanna Halonen, also known as the Happyologist, introduces a new approach to passion that enables you to take control of your happiness. By highlighting the latest research in the field, including her own, Susanna explains how you can choose to unlock the passion inside you so that you can live a more fulfilling life. The secret to living life with passion is pursuing the passionate way of being, and the five keys to that secret are individually explored and discussed in this book. Each discussion is followed by questions of self-reflection that encourage you to create your own, unique action plan to start unlocking your passion.
This book is an eye opener for those who want to understand the real science behind passion. It’s also a must-read for anyone who is looking for more fire, spark and positive energy in their lives and careers. Most of all, it’s a tool to help you to take a more proactive approach to unearthing your best self and setting out on the path towards passionate happiness.
Praise for Screw Finding Your Passion:
"Wanting happiness and knowing how to pursue it are two different things. Scientifically, happiness is a choice, not something you find. Using new research and practical tools, Halonen helps us change the formula for how we pursue passion, allowing us to find more ways of achieving our potential and creating joy." - Shawn Achor, positive psychology researcher and NYTimes bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage
"It's very clear that Susanna Halonen is passionate about her work. And it's very clear that her work can help you unlock the passion within you." - Tal Ben-Shahar, author of international bestseller Happier
"We all have times that life seems flat and not very fulfilling. Susanna's unique stance on passion will enable us to find that love for whatever we're doing right now." - Nina Grunfeld, founder of Life Clubs
"This idea is so important it can't be ignored." - Elliot Newsome, founder and Managing Director of SKT Consulting
About the author
Susanna Halonen, better known as the Happyologist, is a coach, trainer and speaker who helps individuals, teams and organisations to find their best performance through happiness. She is a positive psychology practitioner whose work is based on the science of happiness and performance. Her research has focused on passion at work and in life, and she has personally taken many passion journeys herself while juggling a career alongside her love for horses. She was one of the top graduates in her Master's of Science in Applied Positive Psychology class, and she was the first to research passion using qualitative research methods. With a background in a corporate career, she has first-hand experience of how different organisations function and the important role passion plays in them. Her blog at Happyologist.co.uk has a loyal, engaged following, and she is also a featured expert with her own blog pages at Psychology Today, Psychologies magazine and Huffington Post online. She has also spoken about passion at numerous conferences including at numerous TEDx events.