Bright Side Up

Bright Side Up100 Ways to Be Happier Right Now (Perigee, 2012)

You don’t have to change your whole life to be happier if you can see what’s right in front of you in new way. This positive, practical book provides fresh strategies for seeing those flat tires, bad dates and tough days from a better, brighter perspective.


“Don’t obsess about changing your life; change the way you look at the life you have. This pithy guide tells you how.”
—O, The Oprah Magazine

“My happiness secret is Bright Side Up, Health contributor Amy Spencer’s new read about getting and staying positive. Favorite advice: When making a tough choice, ask your 100-year-old self what to do.”
—Health magazine

“Want to become more optimistic? Place this engaging new book on your reading list.”
—Shape magazine

For excerpts, reviews, and the exclusive “Where to Turn When Things Go Wrong” guide, visit the book website.


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Audio Edition

Listen to the audio edition of Bright Side Up! Download your copy from Read by the author, Amy Spencer. Length: 5 hours and 14 minutes.

Foreign Editions

Bright Side Up is being read around the world. Here are the current global editions.

  • Korea

    (published by WisdomHouse Publishing Company)

  • Germany


iPhone App

Sometimes, life throws you lemons, right? Well, here’s your lemonade: 365 happy life ideas—one brand new one for every day of the year. Get Bright Side App on iTunes!


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