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Marty Seligman's latest Positive Psychology book helps you achieve Authentic Happiness

Wonderful extension of his ongoing work on happiness and creating meaning in life inspirational-books personal-development personal-development

Find out how compassionate you are compared to tens of thousands of other people, discover your attachment style in close relationships, find out how happy you are, life satisfaction, life meaningfulness and so much more positive psychology assessments!! :-)

aspx lots of free resources including questionaires to assess your authentic happiness, personality strengths, etc etc.

Positive Thinking & Emotions: The Practice of Positivity

It's the power of positive thinking. We're mindful that positive emotions are fleeting. We're reminded of the impermanence of life and all things will pass.

Positive Psychology at its best! I love Barbara Fredrickson's approach to the topic in "Positivity."

The Paperback of the Positivity: Top-Notch Research Reveals the 3 to 1 Ratio That Will Change Your Life by Barbara Fredrickson at Barnes & Noble.

One of the best books on positive psychology applied to work ever written.

This was a textbook for one of my PSU classes. Great book by a man who's last name is unpronounceable.

"Those three things — autonomy, complexity, and a connection between effort and reward — are, most people agree, the three qualities that work has to have if it is to be satisfying. It is not how much money we make that ultimately makes us happy between nine and five. It’s whether our work fulfills us."

In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?

Peace Is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hahn: In the rush of modern life, we tend to lose touch with the peace that is available in each moment. World-renowned Zen master, spiritual leader, and author Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how to make positive use of the very situations that usually pressure and...

Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Thich Nhat Hanh, Arnold Kotler, H. the Dalai Lama:

Found this when I searched "stroke survivors".  I've read this book and it's interesting.

"The Brain That Changes Itself" by Norman Doidge, MD. This book about the neuroplasticity of the brain has come highly recommended.

Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment

“Books for a Better Life” Psychology Book Award. New York Times Bestseller. “A gift — a practical map for the perennial quest for a flourishing life. “Ground-breaking, heart-lifting and, most importantly, deeply useful.

500 Awesomest Positive Psychology Pieces! (+PDF)

I've decided to build up a database containing 500 of the most popular webpages, writings, articles and pieces written on positive psychology.

Don't sweat the small stuff!!

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff-- and it's All Small Stuff : Richard Carlson : 9780786881857


Positive psychology, flow, Csikszentmihalyi (Fisher, 2005)


Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer