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

User Review  - Matthijs - Goodreads

This book builds further upon Seligman's (first) book: Learned Optimism. Since then a decade has past and the academic field has progressed with new research and insights. Read full review

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

User Review  - John Rossitto - Goodreads

I appreciate the view that the Dr. presents on happiness. As this is my first exposure to a formal presentation on the topic, I gained from his insight and explanations. His examples of child rearing were real and touching. Many other valuable concepts presented. Highly recommend. Read full review

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

User Review  - John Khoury - Goodreads

Great introduction to Positive Psychology: a worthy "new" branch of Psychology. Seligman does a good job at making happiness less of a vague idea and even provides tested exercises that can improve levels of happiness. Read full review

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  - Renisse - Goodreads

actively read this 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  - Douglas - Goodreads

Seligman is the principal pioneer of the field of "positive psychology," and this book is his umpteenth book on the subject. It is notable for its care in examining what makes for the cultivation of a ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kipriadi prawira - Goodreads

An important book that introduce Positive Psychology-- the science of understanding and furthering what's "right" rather than what's "wrong" with us. The main lesson from this book is: "Authentic ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Nancy Low - Goodreads

Excellent. Truly the Father of positive psychology. His ongoing research and collaboration with others in the field is changing how we view and treat depression, anxiety and PTSD and view our nature to be resilient. Bravo. I highly recommend this and any other books. My favorite is #Flourishing Read full review


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