This is a superb and highly effective program for developing a positive attitude and learning concrete skills and practices that build resilience, compassion, openness and, well, happiness. It can be life changing. It draws on basic principles of Buddhism, modern neuroscience, mindfulness, gratefulness, and other traditions, expertly brought together by James Baraz. Baraz is a co-founder of the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre (Marin County) California. A meditation teacher since 1978, he leads retreats, workshops and classes around the world. Awakening Joy was . . .