On Tour 9/01/20- 9/24/20 ”Preaching Happiness: Creating a Just and Joyful World” by Ginny Sassaman


Release Date: May 8, 2020

About The Book:

Warm, enlightening, and inspiring, this is a happiness book like no other, making clear the interconnected nature of both personal and international happiness movements. Preaching Happiness relies on spirituality, history, economics, and conflict resolution theory to show that spiritual transformation is necessary to create new systems of well-being. Inviting and accessible, with easy-to-read personal stories interwoven with research and expertise, it is full of helpful, and hopeful, information for those seeking to make the changes necessary to live a full and happy life, and, to create a just and joyful world.

About The Author: 

Ginny Sassaman is a co-founder, immediate past president, and advisory board member of Gross National Happiness USA, an organization working to promote the use of well-being measures in the United States. She created the Happiness Paradigm as a platform for teaching, writing about, and advocating for greater personal happiness and creating systems change for maximum well-being for all. Since 2013, she has also served as a lay preacher at Unitarian Universalist churches in Vermont, Massachusetts, Wisconsin and South Carolina. She has given speeches and made presentations on the nexus between personal well being and systems change in Seattle, WA; Burlington, VT; Princeton, NJ; Charlotte, NC; Santa Fe, NM; and New York City. Additionally, to promote greater well-being, Sassaman teaches secular meditation classes. Originally from Central Pennsylvania, Ginny and her husband Bob spent many years living in Washington, DC before settling in Maple Corner, Vermont in 2001.

Social Media: 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HappyInVermont/

Instagram: @happinessparadigm

Twitter: @happyinvermont

Book Blurbs: 

The perfect inspiration for these dystopic times.” – Laurie Forest, author of The Black Witch Chronicles

If you love animals, including the human kind, then it will do your heart good to read Ginny’s collected sermons. They poignantly remind us that we are all just trying to make our way in the world, that we are all connected, and that our actions influence other people, animals, and the planet. Ginny’s words inspire us, give us food for thought, and provide hope that we may actually be able to find a better, more hopeful, and happier way forward, together.” – Beth Allgood, U.S. Campaigns Director – International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), GNHUSA Advisory Board Member

”Preaching Happiness is an important voice in our quest for a more joyful and just world. Ginny Sassaman’s down-to-earth wisdom both elevates and elates.” – Tal Ben-Shahar, co-founder and chief learning officer of Happiness Studies Academy, Potentialife, Maytiv, and Happier.TV

Bloggers On Tour:

Sept. 1st – Lindas Book Obsession https://www.facebook.com/lindasbookobsession/

Sept. 2nd – Sealed With A Book https://instagram.com/sealedwithabook

Sept. 4th– Well Read Traveler https://instagram.com/wellreadtraveler

Sept. 4th – Nurse Bookie https://instagram.com/nurse_bookie

Sept. 5th – Noor The Bookworm https://instagram.com/noorthebookworm

Sept. 8th – Books With Bethany https://instagram.com/books_with_bethany

Sept. 10th – Love My Books 2020 https://instagram.com/lovemybooks2020

Sept. 15th – Amy Lynn Lifestyle https://instagram.com/amylynnlifestyle

Sept. 20th – Dani Reads https://instagram.com/dani.reads.1225

Sept. 21st – Bookish Heidi https://instagram.com/bookish.heidi

Sept. 23rd- Reading With Caffeine https://instagram.com/reading_with_caffeine 

Sept. 24th – Iowa Amber Reads-  https://instagram.com/iowaamberreads


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