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

User Review  - Lindsey - Goodreads

This is another book that I read for my Positive Psychology class. With this book I also thought that the beginning was a little slow but I really enjoyed his insights on how to find true and lasting ... 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  - Katelin - Goodreads

Another book from Positive Psych. Much of the same research as The How of Happiness only from the man who was one of the founders of the movement of positive psychology. Focusing on strengths and again, all the research as to why/how certain behaviors cause us to be happy. 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  - Stef Wakeman - Goodreads

I picked up this book randomly, while traveling through Costa Rica. The title itself turned me off, but I was desperate for an English language book and would have read anything at that point. I was ... 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  - Scott - Goodreads

It's a self help book that is actually based in science and empirical evidence! Perfect! At the same time, it doesn't read like a journal article and has some nice anecdotal evidence as well. Read full review

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

User Review  - Errol - Goodreads

This is a transformational book that that goes deep into descovering your 'signature strengths' and using them to develop virtue that ultimately leads to meaning. Really phenomenal. 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


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