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Positive psychology in a nutshell : the science of happiness

Author: Ilona Boniwell
Publisher: Maidenhead, England : Open University Press : McGraw-Hill, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The book provides a breadth of information about positive psychology with a pinch of critical commentary, and practical tips and tools throughout on how to practice so that you flourish.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Boniwell, Ilona.
Positive psychology in a nutshell.
Maidenhead, Berkshire : Open University Press, 2012
(OCoLC)794814442
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ilona Boniwell
ISBN: 9780335247219 0335247210
OCLC Number: 816029887
Notes: Previous edition: London : PWBC, 2008.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 202 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Half title; Title; Copyright; Praise for this book; Contents; Why I Wrote this Book; Preface to the Third Edition; Acknowledgements; Chapter One --
What is Positive Psychology?; Chapter Two --
Your Emotions and You; Chapter Three --
Optimism and Hope; Chapter Four --
Living in Flow; Chapter Five --
Happiness and Subjective Well-being; Chapter Six --
Is Happiness Necessary or Sufficient? The Concept of Eudaimonic Well-being; Chapter Seven --
Meaning in Making: Values, Motivationand Life Goals; Chapter Eight --
Time in Our Lives; Chapter Nine --
Positive Psychology and Life Complexities and Challenges. Chapter Ten --
The Freedom of Choice and How to Survive itChapter Eleven --
The Positive Psychology of Strengths; Chapter Twelve --
Love; Chapter Thirteen --
Positive Psychology Interventions; Chapter Fourteen --
Putting it into Practice; Chapter Fifteen --
The Future of Positive Psychology; Internet Resources; References; Index; Adverts.
Responsibility: Ilona Boniwell.

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