Learned Optimism: How To Change Your Mind And Your Life

January 3, 2006|
Learned Optimism: How To Change Your Mind And Your Life by Martin E.p. Seligman
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National Bestseller

The father of the new science of positive psychology and author of Authentic Happiness draws on more than twenty years of clinical research to demonstrate how optimism enchances 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 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..

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.

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

Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D., professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a past president of the American Psychological Association, is a leading motivational expert and an authority on learned helplessness. His many books include Authentic Happinessand The Optimistic Child. Dr. Seligman''s research has been...
Title:Learned Optimism: How To Change Your Mind And Your LifeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 7.93 X 5.11 X 0.71 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 7.93 X 5.11 X 0.71 inPublished:3 janvier 2006Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1400078393

ISBN - 13:9781400078394

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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