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Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

User Review  - Lynn - Goodreads

Seligman's ideas are interesting and relevant, but his writing style is hard to follow and he wanders all over the place. I especially didn't appreciate the chapter on child rearing, where he is ... Read full review

Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

User Review  - Heidi - Goodreads

My niece and I have an ongoing project, reading books about happiness recommended by the Brainpickings blog. I chose this one. I didn't find it particularly helpful. I thought the author had a "get ... Read full review

Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

The happiness hypothesis is a better read. Not bad, though. Read full review

Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

User Review  - Robb Seaton - Goodreads

Contains a lot of speculation and most of it strikes me as very probably wrong. Read full review

Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

User Review  - Patrick - Goodreads

Is this authentic happiness? JDN 2456177 EDT 13:59. When I started Authentic Happiness, I had the highest hopes—that this might finally be the way out of my depression. When I finished reading it, I ... Read full review

Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

User Review  - Delnavaa - Goodreads

I have half-read and skimmed this book. It's not a bad book, but it wasn't what I expected or I was looking for. I think it would be better to read about the self and the ego first before you read ... Read full review

Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

User Review  - Greg Linster - Goodreads

Prior to positive psychology, the study of psychology has always seemed to focus on the negative and how best to treat the diseases of the inherently flawed human mind. Freudian Psychology was based ... Read full review

Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

User Review  - Maria - Goodreads

This was okay. Although the psychology research behind the theory is interesting, I felt it drug on too long and made the reading quite dry in places. I don't know that I learned anything new here. Read full review

Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

User Review  - Gabriel - Goodreads

Seligman seems to believe that humans are inherently happy. I don't. The book was decently written, but the simple fact of his opinions really turned me off to the book. Read full review

Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

I thought this book had some useful ideas and recommendations, but I didn't love it. Some of the ideas were simply cognitive psychology repackaged, and some of the science was watered down a bit ... Read full review


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