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Seligman, Martin E. P
Flourish : a visionary new understanding of happiness and well-being / Martin E.P. Seligman
1st Free Press hardcover ed
New York : Free Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF204.6 .S45 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Positive psychology
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Happiness -- Psychological aspects
Physical Description xii, 349 p.: ill., charts ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-320) and index
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
Summary 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

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