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The psychology and economics of happiness : love, life and positive living

Author: Lok-sang Ho
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lok-sang Ho
ISBN: 9780415706162 0415706165
OCLC Number: 851347258
Description: xvii, 131 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction to the economics of life --
2. Love and the economics of love --
3. The role of culture in household production --
4. Mental capital and habit formation, with a digression to spiritual capital --
5. The happiness formula --
6. Marriage, mental capital and happiness --
7. More on mental goods: self-actualisation versus vanity --
8. Insight --
9. Fortitude --
10. Engagement: living with a purpose --
11. Three happinesses and transcendental happiness --
12. Avoiding regrets and coming to terms with past errors --
13. Avoiding worries and coming to terms with an uncertain future and negative emotions --
14. The paradox of choice: more choices and more sophisticated products need not translate into greater happiness --
15. The holistic perspective on life, successful living and happiness --
16. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Lok Sang Ho.

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