Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment
A national bestseller, Authentic Happiness launched the revolutionary new science of Positive Psychology—and sparked a coast-to-coast debate on the nature of real happiness.
According to esteemed psychologist and bestselling author Martin Seligman, happiness is not the result of good genes or luck. Real, lasting happiness comes from focusing on one’s personal strengths rather than weaknesses—and working with them to improve all aspects of one’s life. Using practical exercises, brief tests, and a dynamic website program, Seligman shows readers how to identify their highest virtues and use them in ways they haven’t yet considered. Accessible and proven, Authentic Happiness is the most powerful work of popular psychology in years.
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Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting FulfillmentUser Review - Christian - Goodreads
Don't be fooled by the title. This isn't nearly the sort of yuppie self-help hippie BS that it sounds like. Seligman provides a detailed and eye-opening look at just what exactly happiness is, on a ... Read full review
Review: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting FulfillmentUser Review - Zhi Ling Tan - Goodreads
i was largely skeptical during the initial chapters of the book. the author's emphasis on an empirical-based approach to positive psychology appeared to me both dull and confounding, and i wasn't much ... Read full review
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