• Finding Deep Joy: Robert Elwood uses Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, and Sufi wisdom to flush out the multidimensional nature of the spiritual practice of joy.
  • The Happiness Makeover: M.J. Ryan presents a salutary look at practices and mind-training exercises that can be used to achieve happiness.
  • Happiness: Joan Duncan Oliver covers a broad range of material in her quest to understand the elusive bluebird of happiness.
  • The Path to Tranquility: His Holiness the Dalai Lama reveals the spiritual practices that are behind his remarkable and genuine smile.
  • Joy, Inspiration, and Hope: Verena Kast, a psychologist, offers insights into the emotions of elation — joy, inspiration, and hope.
  • Soul Judaism: Wayne Dosick sees Jewish renewal as a process of dancing with God.
  • Jewish Tales of Mystic Joy: Yitzhak Buxbaum shares wonderful stories about the ecstatic devotion to God of the Hasidic teachers, expressed through singing, dancing, and even somersaults.
  • Simple Living: Jose Hobday draws upon her Native American tradition in this book of practical spirituality that encourages moving through life lightly, delighting in the plain and the subtle.
  • I Hear God Laughing: Daniel Ladinsky's versions of the Persian poetry of Sufi mystic Hafiz emphasize love, devotion, and joy.
  • Clowning in Rome: Henri J. M. Nouwen emphasizes the four clown-like elements in the spiritual life.
  • Gesundheit!: Patch Adams hurrahs laughter as a major therapeutic tool.
  • The Courage to Laugh: Allan Klein, who calls himself a "jollytologist" shows how humor can be an uplifting and healing spiritual resource for those hobbled by illness, grief, or depression.
  • Availability: Robert Wicks ponders the joy of serving others.
  • Poverty and Joy: William J. Short salutes Francis of Assisi's infectious joy.
  • Learning to Fly: Sam Keen describes the joy he experiences on the trapeze.
  • Sweat Your Prayers: Gabrielle Roth believes that sweating our prayers while dancing is an outward manifestation of inner joy.

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