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Learned optimism : how to change your mind and your life

Author: Martin E P Seligman
Publisher: London : Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Known as the father of the new science of positive psychology, Martin E.P. Seligman draws on more than twenty years of clinical research to demonstrate how optimism enhances the quality of life, and how anyone can learn to practice it. Offering many simple techniques, Dr. Seligman explains how to break an I-give-up habit, develop a more constructive explanatory style for interpreting your behavior, and experience  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin E P Seligman
ISBN: 1473684315 9781473684317
OCLC Number: 1022084932
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 319 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Two ways of looking at life --
Learning to be helpless --
Explaining misfortune --
Ultimate pessimism --
How you think, how you feel --
Success at work --
Children and parents: the origins of optimism --
School --
Sports --
Health --
Politics, religion, and culture: a new psychohistory --
Optimistic life --
Helping your child escape pessimism --
Optimistic organization --
Flexible optimism.
Responsibility: Martin E. P. Seligman, Ph.D..

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The classic book that brought Positive Psychology to the world.  Read more...

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An optimistic case for optimism: you can learn it, you can measure it, you can teach it and you will be healthier and happier for it. -- Aaron T. Beck MD, founder of Cognitive Therapy Vaulted me out Read more...

 
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