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'At last, psychology gets serious about glee, fun and happiness. Martin Seligman has given us a gift - a practical map for the perennial quest for a flourishing life.' —Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence
'Seligman takes the best, most recent science in psychology and applies it to our oldest, most basic human questions: How can we be happy? And how can we be good? His book is groundbreaking, heart-lifting, and most important, deeply useful. With pun intended, I'm optimistic about its success.' —Mary Pipher, author of Reviving Ophelia
'A highly insightful and personal reflection on the nature of happiness, from one of the most creative and ifluential psychologists of our time.' —Steven Pinker, author of The Language Instinct
'An amazing book! Absolutely full of practical wisdom and its authentic sources. What depth of understanding! Seligman affirms our power of choice with a perspective on old and new psychology I found compelling and fascinating. This book will help restore the Character Ethic.' —Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
'An impressive achievement. This book will change how people view psychology and how all of us view ourselves.' —Howard Gardner, Harvard University, author of Multiple Intelligences
'Martin Seligman is on a mission: to take the rich and suprising findings of a young field called Positive Psychology and use them to imporve the mental, moral and spiritual well-being of his readers. Being Positive Psychology's founder, as well as a vivid, inspiring writer, he is uniquely qualified for this job. Only one person could have written Authentic Happiness, but millions could benefit from it.' --Robert Wright, author of The Moral Animal
This book offers a powerful message of hope for millions who long for a deeply satisfying life. It is filled with practical advice, discover your strengths applied to love, friendship, work and parenting.See all Product Description
A great book that has many good ideas, well worth a read, with lots of fun 'self diagnosis' tests you can do on your levels of base happiness, etcPublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
Fascinating ideas but the book is too long, subsequently read Learned Optimism and How Children Succeed and preferred both to this one.Published 11 months ago by KJ
This is a really up to date study of Psychology and it certainly meets my requirements.Published 13 months ago by John Madden
Excellent, gives you a reasoned explanation of what is going to deliver happiness in your life short and long term.... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Scarlette
I love this book and it is one which I would recommend. The authors style is such that it is easy to follow and understand this reasonably complicated subject which seems quite... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Mat
This book has completely altered the way I see myself. Its written in such a clear, intelligent, unsentimental fashion. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Andrew Orr