Positive Psychology in Practice: Simple Tools to Pursue Happiness and Live Authentically
Learn how to live well and thrive―with tools and insights from positive psychology
We often view the path to happiness and fulfillment as a mission to fix ourselves and solve our problems―but positive psychology has proven that true, lasting happiness is created from focusing on what works: cultivating your strengths and virtues, enhancing positive feelings and experiences, and fully engaging with all that life throws at you. Positive Psychology in Practice helps you find your personal definition of happiness, using insightful strategies to tune into your virtues, cope with hardship, connect meaningfully with others, and live each day with purpose.
Armed with more than 75 down-to-earth explanations of key positive psychology concepts (such as eudaimonia, flow, and signature strengths and virtues) and proven, real-world strategies to set your own life in alignment with your values, you’ll learn easy, in-the-moment techniques to live better and find deeper, more meaningful, sustainable happiness. Then apply what you’ve learned through a variety of insightful activities, like journal prompts, quizzes, reframing exercises, and mindfulness strategies you can use again and again.
Positive Psychology in Practice includes:
- A new approach―Examine what happiness means to you and explore the building blocks of positive psychology as you learn how to view the world with a more positive perspective.
- Journey to the center―Discover your authentic self through engaging exercises, like Finding the Flow State, Mental Subtraction, Maximize or Satisfice, and Cultivating Eudaimonia through Self-Acceptance.
- Real relationships―Learn how to create lasting, loving relationships using positive psychology activities that will help you feel appreciated, find compassion, build trust, and live with openness.
Refresh your perspective and realize your true potential with Positive Psychology in Practice.