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Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life

"Vaulted me out of my funk.... So, fellow moderate pessimists, go buy this book." Marian Sandmaier, The New York Times Book Review

The father of positive psychology and author of Authentic Happiness draws on more than twenty years of clinical research to demonstrate how optimism enhances 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 the benefits of a more positive interior dialogue. These skills can help break up depression, boost your immune system, better develop your potential, and make you happier.

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The father of positive psychology and author of Authentic Happiness draws on more than twenty years of clinical research to demonstrate how optimism enhances 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 the benefits of a more positive interior dialogue. These skills can help break up depression, boost your immune system, better develop your potential, and make you happier.

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With generous additional advice on how to encourage optimistic behavior at school, at work and in children, Learned Optimism is both profound and practical–and valuable for every phase of life.

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“Vaulted me out of my funk…. So, fellow moderate pessimists, go buy this book.” —Marian Sandmaier, The New York Times Book Review

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Series: Martin E P Seligman, Book 2
Genres: Designing Your Life, Optimism
Tag: Recommended Books
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Year: 2006
ASIN: 1400078393
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