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Positive Psychology In A Nutshell

The Science Of Happiness

Positive Psychology In A Nutshell - Boniwell, Ilona - ISBN: 9780335247219
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When you hear the words ‘positive psychology’ or ‘science of well-being’, do you wonder what it’s all about?

Discover the latest research findings and thinking on the topics of happiness, flow, optimism, motivation, character strengths, love and more. 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. It is written in an accessible and engaging style with light-hearted illustrations.

The third edition of this bestselling book has been updated throughout with recent studies and new topics which include mindfulness, mindset, resilience interventions, positive leadership and well-being at work.

“The best general introduction to positive psychology available.”
Dr Alex Linley, University of Leicester, UK


Titel: Positive Psychology In A Nutshell
auteur: Boniwell, Ilona
Mediatype: E-book
Taal: Engels
Druk: 3
Uitgever: McGraw-Hill Education
NUR: Psychologie
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780335247219
Intern nummer: 23447058

Biografie (woord)

Ilona Boniwell is the Programme Leader and founder of the first MSc in Applied Positive Psychology in Europe, taught at the University of East London, UK. Ilona is also interested in practical applications of positive psychology, co-founding the Personal Well-Being Centre - a social enterprise dedicated to the promotion of well-being and personal development. She has also co-written a textbook with Kate Hefferon entitled Positive Psychology: Theory, Research and Applications (Open UP, 2011).


Preface to the third edition

What is positive psychology?
Your emotions and you
Optimism and hope
Living in flow
Happiness and subjective well-being
Is happiness necessary or sufficient? The concept of eudaimonic well-being
Meaning in making: values, motivations and life goals
Time in our lives
Positive psychology and life complexities and challenges
The freedom of choice and how to survive it
The positive psychology of strengths
Positive interventions
Putting it into practise
The future of positive psychology