Brotherhood of St Laurence

Flourish : a visionary new understanding of happiness and well-being

By: Seligman, Martin E. P
Publisher: New York, NY Atria 2013Edition: 1st Atria paperback edDescription: xii, 349 p. : illISBN: 9781439190760 (paperback)Subject(s): Psychology | Emotions | Quality Of Life | Happiness Social Aspects | Wellbeing | Mental Health | Living SkillsDDC classification: 150.1 SEL
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A new positive psychology. What is well-being? ; Creating your happiness : positive psychology exercises that work ; The dirty little secret of drugs and therapy ; Teaching well-being : the magic of MAPP ; Positive education : teaching well-being to young people The ways to flourish. GRIT, character, and achievement : a new theory of intelligence ; Army strong : comprehensive soldier fitness ; Turning trauma into growth ; Positive physical health : the biology of optimism ; The politics and economics of well-being Appendix. Signature strengths test.

Explains the four pillars of well-being--meaning and purpose, positive emotions, relationships, and accomplishment--placing emphasis on meaning and purpose as the most important for achieving a life of fulfillment. ; Contents: A new positive psychology. What is well-being? ; Creating your happiness : positive psychology exercises that work ; The dirty little secret of drugs and therapy ; Teaching well-being : the magic of MAPP ; Positive education : teaching well-being to young people -- The ways to flourish. GRIT, character, and achievement : a new theory of intelligence ; Army strong : comprehensive soldier fitness ; Turning trauma into growth ; Positive physical health : the biology of optimism ; The politics and economics of well-being -- Appendix. Signature strengths test.

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