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Loved the strength assessments piece... very informative and definitely a nice change of pace from negative mental illness focus of modern psychology. Lots of good take away in the book.

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

User Review  - Lisa Sipe - Goodreads

I am reading a selection of books from the field of positive psychology. I selected this one based on my understanding that Martin Seligman is one of the founding fathers of the field. The first half ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Anne Rosales - Goodreads

I listened to the unabridged audio version of this book, which worked out well, as it's probably not something you need to focus 100% of your attention on. I really enjoyed the first few chapters ... Read full review

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

User 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

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

User Review  - Virginia - Goodreads

The first chapter of this book earned my trust in the credibility of the author - and was well written. (And made up for the cheesy cover and title.) I'm looking forward to more. UPDATE: I must note ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Isabella Tugman - Goodreads

I didn't finish this book. I found the writing to be dull and not anything new from what I've read before (though not bad points or anything). There are tests you can take in the that are available ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

I'd known about Seligmman's work for quite some time. I first started taking questionnaires at his website back in 2008. The fact that three years later, I still haven't taken them all, should be a ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jill Anderson - Goodreads

Skimmed through this one. Took all the quizzes on the related website. Great fun. Very influential book/movement. I would not recommend this onda as anyone's guiding star, lacks some depth, but some nice tools and opportunities for insight here. Read full review

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

User Review  - Sharon - Goodreads

Only okay! Didn't find the answers I was looking for!!! Read full review

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

User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

There's some good stuff in this book. The main thing that I took away from it is that instead of trying to "fix" our weaknesses, we should just play up our strengths. Read full review


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