Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realise your Potential for Lasting Fulfilment

Hachette UK
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'A practical map for a flourishing life' (Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence)

In this groundbreaking, heart-lifting and deeply useful book, Martin Seligman, internationally esteemed psychologist and the father of Positive Psychology, shows us that happiness can be learned and cultivated.

Using many years of in-depth psychological research he lays out the 24 strengths and virtues unique to the human psyche and teaches you how to identify the ones you possess. By calling upon your signature strengths, you will not only develop natural buffers against misfortune and negative emotion, but also improve the world around you - at work, in love and in raising children - achieving new and sustainable contentment, joy and meaning.

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About the author

Martin Seligman PhD, Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Positive Psychology Network, gave the Centennial address to the British Psychological Society in 2002 and is an Honorary Professor at the University of Cardiff. A former President of the American Psychological Association, he has written over 20 books including the bestselling Learned Optimism and Authentic Happiness and in 2009 was awarded the British Academy's Wiley Prize in Psychology. He is widely considered the pre-eminent expert on applied psychology in the world.

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Publisher
Hachette UK
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Published on
Jan 11, 2011
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Pages
336
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ISBN
9781857884135
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Psychology / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition
Psychology / Emotions
Self-Help / Personal Growth / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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