According to author Jacquieline Kelm, this book is the “28-day plan to greater happiness in 3 incredibly easy steps”. The power of Appreciative Living, according to Kelm, is that it is an easy and practical approach that you can use in everyday life to be clear about and achieve what you want, all while focusing on what is good and best for you. By following her strategy, you can have the benefits of: feeling more joy and happiness, having more motivation, making smarter decisions, recognizing your dreams and opportunities – all in a matter of several minutes a day. The book is filled with practical information and a simple to follow guide that has helped many people get more happiness into their lives. It is filled with resources, activities, stories, examples, and practices that can help bring joy to all aspects of your life. The Joy of Appreciative Living “transforms complexity, insight, and years of trial into one focused, high-powered program of daily practice that can make all the difference in your world”.
Dr. Lynn K. Jones is a Certified Personal and Executive Coach based in Santa Barbara, California and a sought after coach and consultant for organizations and individuals across the US. Her doctoral work completed at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University concerned organizational culture; she coaches, consults and trains organizations on what they need to do to create organizational cultures that are aligned with their vision and values using a process of Appreciative Inquiry. She coaches individual on achieving their reflected best selves. An MSW@USC faculty member, Dr. Lynn K. Jones, MSW, DSW, CSWM, teaches Human Behavior and Social Environment.