Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment (Google eBook)
A national bestseller, Authentic Happiness launched the revolutionary new science of Positive Psychology—and sparked a coast-to-coast debate on the nature of real happiness.
According to esteemed psychologist and bestselling author Martin Seligman, happiness is not the result of good genes or luck. Real, lasting happiness comes from focusing on one’s personal strengths rather than weaknesses—and working with them to improve all aspects of one’s life. Using practical exercises, brief tests, and a dynamic website program, Seligman shows readers how to identify their highest virtues and use them in ways they haven’t yet considered. Accessible and proven, Authentic Happiness is the most powerful work of popular psychology in years.
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Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting FulfillmentUser Review - Alan - Goodreads
This book provides a detailed and insightful model of all the different contributors to happiness (fulfilment is probably a better word). Best of all, the author offers up a hypothesis as to how to ... Read full review
Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting FulfillmentUser Review - Patricia Mauerhofer - Goodreads
I read this book two years ago after a recommendation by Donna Mayerson, one of the Directors of the VIA Institute for Character and a leading figure in the research and application of Positive ... Read full review
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