Rethink Happiness

Dare to Embrace God and Experience True Joy
Author: Paul George
Foreword by: Matt Maher

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Format: Paperback

Publication date: April 27, 2018

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For more than twenty years, life coach and Steubenville speaker Paul George has helped fellow Catholics discover their purpose by searching themselves, reorganizing their priorities, and establishing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. In his debut book, George invites you to pursue authentic happiness by surrendering your life to God and focusing on simple joys: daily prayer, a minimalist lifestyle, meaningful relationships, and an ongoing pursuit of God’s will. 

Rethink Happiness is an essential self-help guide for all of us seeking to define our purpose in life. Chock-full of relatable stories about George and his life-long work in ministry, this book will help you discover that true happiness is found when we are totally oriented to God. With the same high energy he brings to his talks to youth and adult audiences, George will help you identify what you're truly looking for in life.

The book opens with the idea that we are all searching for happiness but looking in the wrong places. We’re hungry for God's love, but we're stuffing ourselves with shallow relationships and unchecked materialism. George invites you to rethink this formula, by first recognizing that it's God you want and then surrendering everything to him.

Embedded in Catholic wisdom, truth, and the basic tenants of living a meaningful life, this book will teach you to

  • reconsider your priorities in light of God’s love;
  • rethink how you spend your time and money;
  • focus on building meaningful and healthy relationships;
  • reject the dizzying pursuit of fame and prestige;
  • seek self-worth in relationship with God; and
  • serve God in the simplest way: by loving others.

Rethink Happiness dares you to live differently. Satisfy your appetite for happiness once and for all by rooting yourself in God and opening to the joy only he can offer. 

Product Details

Pages: 160

Trim size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9781594717918

Imprint: Ave Maria Press

  • “Challenging, honest and encouraging.”


    Rethink Happiness offers a profoundly inspired examination of the heart so that we can embrace God's love for us, our purpose, and ultimately, true happiness. Paul George is challenging, honest and encouraging in helping us become who we were made to be.”

    Leah Darrow
    International speaker and author of The Other Side of Beauty

  • “I loved this book.”


    “Everyone desires happiness but no one seems to know where to find it—until now. Each page is filled with anecdotal proof that a life of happiness and true joy is not only plausible but possible! A gifted storyteller, Paul George has penned a thought-provoking read here—one that will leave hearts and minds engaged and moved. I loved this book and cannot wait to give it to those closest to me.”

    Mark Hart
    Life Teen

  • “Unparalleled.”


    “For years now I’ve witnessed the transforming impact of Paul George at our Steubenville Conferences. His ability to deliver an engaging and relevant message is unparalleled.”

    Mark Joseph
    Franciscan University of Steubenville

  • “Profound wisdom.”


    “In Rethink Happiness, Paul George shares delightful stories about his search for genuine happiness and his missteps along the way. The stories are real and engaging and potentially life-changing. There is profound wisdom in this unassuming book. I highly recommend it to anyone who is longing for greater fulfillment in life. Isn’t that all of us?”

    Bob Schuchts
    Author of Be Healed

  • “Real and transparent.”


    “Paul's ministry has positively impacted millions of young people around the world. He has a unique ability to make the Christian life real and transparent in a way that brings hope for us all.”

    Randy Raus
    Life Teen

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