How to Stop Striving For
Perfection and Embrace Everyday
Moments (Even the Difficult Ones)
by Nataly Kogan
Do you find yourself stuck in the “I’ll be happy when . . .” trap, believing that achievements or big life changes are what will bring you lasting happiness? In Happier Now, nationally recognized emotional health expert Nataly Kogan shares her lifelong struggle of searching for the elusive “big happy” to how she finally made the essential mindset shifts that allowed her to live with more self-compassion, joy, and meaning. Nataly redefines happiness as a skill that anyone can cultivate. She shares a wealth of simple, science-backed practices―used successfully by more than a million people―so you can experience more joy in ordinary moments and greater resilience when times get tough. Nataly’s approach is grounded and practical. You won’t be asked to make difficult, time-consuming changes or gloss over life’s very real challenges. Rather, you’ll learn five core skills―and the science behind them―so you can feel more joy and less stress in your daily life.