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User Review  - AshRyan - LibraryThing

Learned Optimism is exactly what it sounds like. Dr. Seligman teaches you how to identify your explanatory style in positive or negative situations---how you explain them to yourself---and identifies ... Read full review

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User Review  - stacy_chambers - LibraryThing

I learned, in reading this book, that I am a pessimist. This came as news to me, since I'd always thought of myself as an optimist. But optimism - at least not as Seligman defines it - is not a soft ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel.Estes - LibraryThing

"What is crucial is what you think when you fail, using the power of 'non-negative thinking.' Changing the destructive things you say to yourself when you experience the setbacks that life deals all ... Read full review

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User Review  - DromJohn - LibraryThing

Be an optimist and you can outperform pessimists. More money, more success, better health; just blame others for your failures and perservere. Science proves it. A much better writer than Beck ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sinetrig - LibraryThing

Seligman's lifelong professional interest has focused on helplessness and its relationship to pessimism, depression, anxiety and self-esteem After many studies and controlled experiments, he designed ... Read full review

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User Review  - chelle2345 - Overstock.com

I have really learned about about myself through reading this book and taking the optimism test. Highly recommended to those wanting to change their negative attitudes. Read full review

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User Review  - Neale - LibraryThing

A good book that highlights the roles optimism/pessimism play in people's lives. It has some techniques to change from pessimism to optimism none of them earth shattering - just common sense basically ... Read full review

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User Review  - MarkNeu - LibraryThing

A bit repetitive at points, but still has very useful info on how to gauge your own optimism/pessimism level and why it is important. Read full review


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