Authentic happiness : using the new positive psychology to realize your potential for lasting fulfillment / Martin E.P. Seligman.
New York : Free Press, 2002.
xiv, 321 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
pt. 1.Positive emotion 1.Positive feeling and positive character 2.How psychology lost its way and I found mine 3.Why bother to be happy 4.Can you make yourself lastingly happier 5.Satisfaction about the past 6.Optimism about the future 7.Happiness in the present pt. 2.Strength and virtue 8.Renewing strength and virtue 9.Your signature strengths pt. 3.In the mansions of life 10.Work and personal satisfaction 11.Love 12.Raising children 13.Reprise and summary 14.Meaning and purpose.
Argues that happiness can be a learned and cultivated behavior, explaining how every person possesses at least five of twenty-four profiled strengths that can be built on in order to improve life.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.