Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life

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Vintage Books, 2006 - 319 páginas
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER - The father of positive psychology draws on more than twenty years of clinical research to show you how to overcome depression, boost your immune system, and make yourself happier.

Vaulted me out of my funk.... So, fellow moderate pessimists, go buy this book. --The New York Times Book Review

Offering many simple techniques anyone can practice, Dr. Seligman explains how to break an "I-give-up" habit, develop a more constructive explanatory style for interpreting your behavior, and experience the benefits of a more positive interior dialogue.

With generous additional advice on how to encourage optimistic behavior at school, at work and in children, Learned Optimism is both profound and practical--and valuable for every phase of life.

 

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Published in 1990, Learned Optimism warned of an epidemic increase in depressive mental illness. A quick Google search suggests that the epidemic continues to increase, at least in western ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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Is the glass half empty or half full? Seligman attempts to provide tools to help change the habitual pessimistic self talk to something that's more realistic and hopeful. I found the included test hard to follow as they asked us to analyze the answers. Ler crítica na íntegra

Índice

Two Ways of Looking at Life
3
Learning to Be Helpless
17
Explaining Misfortune
31
Changing
50
Ultimate Pessimism
54
How You Think How You Feel
71
The Realms of Life
93
Success at Work
95
School
136
Sports
155
Health
167
A New Psychohistory
185
From Pessimism to Optimism
205
Notes
293
Acknowledgments 05
305
Index
311

The Origins of Optimism
116

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MARTIN E.P. SELIGMAN, PH.D., professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a past president of the American Psychological Association, is a leading motivational expert and an authority on learned helplessness. His many books include Authentic Happinessand The Optimistic Child. Dr. Seligman's research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Aging, the National Science Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the Guggenheim Foundation.

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