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 - Sue - Goodreads
Martin Seligman's theories about combating negative thinking in "Learned Optimism" made so much sense to me that I wanted to see what else he had to say. "Authentic Happiness" takes his theory of ... Read full review
Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting FulfillmentUser Review - Phil Cornelius - Goodreads
Note: please skip to the last paragraph for a summary of this review This book can be a useful tool. Seligman does provide an easy formula for how to make your life happier and more meaningful. He ... Read full review
Why Bother to Be Happy?
Can You Make Yourself Lastingly Happier?
Satisfaction about the Past
Optimism about the Future
Happiness in the Present
STRENGTH AND VIRTUE