Positive Psychology for Dummies

Positive Psychology for Dummies: Read All About It

  Does positive psychology sound as intriguing to you as it does to us? Then you should think about picking up a copy of the Positive Psychology for Dummies. A comprehensive and easy to understand manual of positive psychology. Positive Psychology for Dummies puts complex ideas i
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An Introduction to the Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

“This Encyclopedia embodies what is known in this new discipline today. It is a ‘must have’ reference for anyone interested in the field of positive psychology.” – Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D., Fox Leadership Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania The Encyclopedia of Posit
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Sacred Sanctions: A Positive Parent’s Alternative to Punishment

When we study the concept of punishment from a historical perspective, it turns out that punishment is the legacy we carry from our prehistoric ancestors. As the first humanoid beings gained increasing understanding and control of their world, there remained phenomena that were beyond
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Emotional Agility: Susan David’s 4 Step’s to Growing with Change

Susan David’s book ‘Emotional Agility’ is the epitome of positive psychology – enforcing the notion of happiness in our daily lives, in our work and relationships. Her book is a positive navigation of our inner constructs; our thoughts, feelings and narratives. David argues that
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Adam Grant’s Originals: A Review by Kristen Truempy

Starting an article with a Steve Jobs quote is so startlingly unoriginal that I couldn’t resist to kick off an article about originality doing it: “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots w
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ran zilca ride of your life

Ride of Your Life: A Helluva Trip with Ran Zilca

Ever thought about leaving your daily routine behind and riding from the East to the West coast on a motorbike? Well, Ran Zilca did, and he didn’t just think about it either. In his latest book ‘Ride of Your Life’, he shares his insights with us, and those of the pos
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Second wave positive psychology: embracing the dark side of life

Second Wave Positive Psychology: Embracing the Dark Side of Life

Book review – Second Wave Positive Psychology: Embracing the Dark Side of Life Itai Ivtzan, Time Lomas, Kate Hefferon, and Piers Worth Published by Routledge 2016 ISBN: 978-1-138-81866-8 (pbk) Background For hundreds of years, dualism was the bedrock of most philosophical and re
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Authentic Happiness book review

Authentic Happiness by Martin Seligman Reviewed

From the time it was published over a decade ago, Authentic Happiness has been considered as a classic positive psychology book. Written by the founder of positive psychology himself, Martin Seligman, however, he has been speaking about positive psychology long before this book came t
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susanna halonen screw finding your passion

Screw Finding Your Passion by Susanna Halonen Reviewed

The topic of passion used to have this problem: the science folks defined something that captured everything about the subject except, well, passion itself. And the self-help folks may have offered lots of passion about passion but lots of it was a bit vague. Susanna Halonen’s b
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before happiness shawn achor summary

Before Happiness: A Summary of Shawn Achor’s Book

In ‘Before Happiness’, Shawn Achor, the Harvard researcher and bestselling author, gives practical guidelines for becoming happier backed up by science. He says: “Before we can be happy and successful, we need to create a positive reality that allow us to see the possibili
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