The How Of Happiness: A New Approach To Getting The Life You Want by Sonja LyubomirskyThe How Of Happiness: A New Approach To Getting The Life You Want by Sonja Lyubomirsky

The How Of Happiness: A New Approach To Getting The Life You Want

bySonja Lyubomirsky

Paperback | December 30, 2008

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Learn how to achieve the happiness you deserve

"A guide to sustaining your newfound contentment." --Psychology Today

You see here a different kind of happiness book. The How of Happiness is a comprehensive guide to understanding the elemetns of happiness based on years of groundbreaking scientific research. It is also a practical, empowering, and easy-to-follow workbook, incorporating happiness strategies, excercises in new ways of thinking, and quizzes for understanding our individuality, all in an effort to help us realize our innate potential for joy and ways to sustain it in our lives. Drawing upon years of pioneering research with thousands of men and women, The How of Happiness is both a powerful contribution to the field of positive psychology and a gift to people who have sought to take their happiness into their own hands.
SONJA LYUBOMIRSKY is professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside. She received her B.A. from Harvard University and her Ph.D. in social psychology from Stanford University. Lyubomirsky and her research have been the recipients of many honors, including the 2002 Templeton Positive Psychology Prize and a multiyear ...
Title:The How Of Happiness: A New Approach To Getting The Life You WantFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8.36 × 5.45 × 0.76 inPublished:December 30, 2008Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143114956

ISBN - 13:9780143114956

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"Finally we have a self-help book from a reputable scientist whose advice is based on the best experimental data... The How of Happiness is smart, fun, and interesting - and unlike almost every other book on the same shelf, it also happens to be true."-Daniel Gilbert, Harvard University professor of psychology and author of Stumbling on Happiness"A guide to sustaining your newfound contentment." -Psychology Today"Lyubomirsky's central point is clear: a significant portion of what is called happiness . . . is up for grabs. Taking some pages out of the positive psychology playbook, she coaches readers on how to snag it."-The New York Review of Books"Is lasting happiness attainable or a pipe dream? For the last eighteen years, University of California-Riverside professor of psychology Sonja Lyubomirsky has studied this question, and what she reports might even sway pessimists."-U.S. News & World Report"The right place to look for science-based advice on how to become happier."-Martin Seligman, author of Learned Optimism