Indiana & Yoga Magazine Summer 2016 Issue 1 | Page 70

10 Titles to Make You Happy Wake Up Happy: The Dream Big, Win Big Guide to Transforming Your Life by Michael Strahan Happy Is the New Healthy: 31 Ways to Relax, Let Go, and Enjoy Life NOW! by Dave Romanelli Do you remember what you did last Thursday? What about two weeks ago Monday? It’s all a big blur! Our lives are so consumed with emails, From America’s favorite foot- telephone calls, errands, social media, texts, ball player turned morning and to-do lists that entire days go by without a talk show host—a man who single moment of joy. Lifestyle and wellness innovator David Romanelli (aka Yeah Dave) offers simple, immediate tips to relax and feel better this very instant. Forget the high-flying workout routines and fancypants diet regimens, Dave’s fresh take on wellness will remind you that makes just about everything look easy—a mélange of stories and motivational advice to inspire the reader to turn up the heat and go from good to great in pursuit of their personal ambitions. happiness leads to better health. With just the right balance of laughter and wisdom, these thirty-one easily accessible takeaways will inspire you to slow down, stress less, and smile more. Dave’s mission? Celebrate life NOW! Yoga and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Guide to Finding Joy in Unexpected Places by Sam Chase Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes Enlightenment isn’t a strange, mystical, or In this poignant, hilarious, and faraway place. It’s a fundamental human exper- deeply intimate call to arms, ience available to us all in different ways and in different moments. Learn how the ancient philosophy of yoga, modern neuroscience, and positive psychology can help you discover your life’s meaning and purpose, rewire your brain, and uncover lasting happiness and joy. Hollywood’s most powerful woman, the mega-talented creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder reveals how saying YES changed her life—and how it can change yours, too. Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition by Walt Whitman In 1855, Walt Whitman published — at his own expense — the first edition of Leaves of Grass, a visionary volume of twelve poems. Showing the influence of a uniquely American form of mysticism known as Transcendentalism, which eschewed the general society and culture of the time, the writing is distinguished by an explosively innovative free verse style and previously unmentionable subject matter. Exalting nature, celebrating the human body, and praising the senses and sexual love, the monumental work was condemned as "immoral." Whitman continued evolving Leaves of Grass despite the controversy, growing his influential work decades after its first appearance by adding new poems with each new printing. 68 INDIANA & YOGA MAGAZINE ISSUE I