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

User Review  - Dave Baird - Goodreads

This book was difficult to read because as the author admits, he's a psychologist not a writer. Which made the pages go on like reading Charles Dickens (good writer, just not my style of writing ... Read full review

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

User Review  - BriAnna Shultz - Goodreads

Interesting stuff to some degree, but most of it is covered better in Jonathan Haidt's Happiness Hypothesis. The problem with this one is that it's like Seligman's autobiography tied into an overview ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

Same review as The How of Happiness, but I didn't like the writing quite as much. Read full review

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

User Review  - Candace - Goodreads

I finished our special book club selection. I found parts of it interesting and insightful and I found other parts to be complete crap. I am suspicious of his data gathering techniques as well as his agenda upon presenting his findings. Read full review

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

User Review  - Lynda - Goodreads

While I liked this book, I disagree with the idea that this is "new psychology". These ideas have been around for a long time. Probably before there was a science called "psychology". We have a habit of taking ideas and repackaging them in new forms and call them new ideas. Read full review

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

User Review  - Amber - Goodreads

I don't exactly agree with everything he says on the subject of positive psychology, however, i'm finding thath i can incorperate my own beliefs into this subject and make it my own, because i really love the idea of it all. Read full review

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

User Review  - Ruth - Goodreads

I heard the author on a BYU Forum and was intrigued enough to want to read his book. I got tired of all the personality tests, but it was interesting to know the scientific reasoning behind the fact that we're most happy when we show gratitude, help others and work towards meaningful goals. Read full review

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

User Review  - Sue - Goodreads

Seligman made me look at happiness as steps above neutral. I like the ideas for children more than for adults. Read full review

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

User Review  - Bellablumama Brockert - Goodreads

ok ok so it's a self help book. it came highly recommended and it's been a while since I dipped my toe into psychology literature. Read full review

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

User Review  - Nicholas - Goodreads

Employ your strengths. Be social. find meaning. Write down 5 things you are grateful for each day. Forgive others by empathizing Quotes: "You should take particular care with endings, for their color ... Read full review


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