Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being

Martin E. P. Seligman


From the bestselling writer of Learned Optimism and Authentic Happiness comes “a relentlessly confident guidebook on discovering and securing person happiness” (Kirkus Reviews).

“This ebook can assist you flourish.”

With this extraordinary promise, across the world esteemed psychologist Martin Seligman starts off Flourish, his first ebook in ten years—and the 1st to provide his dynamic new idea of what overall healthiness rather is. generally, the objective of psychology has been to alleviate human agony, however the objective of the confident Psychology stream, which Dr. Seligman has led for fifteen years, is different—it’s approximately truly elevating the bar for the human situation.

Flourish builds on Dr. Seligman’s game-changing paintings on optimism, motivation, and personality to teach how one can get the main out of lifestyles, unveiling an electrifying new idea of what makes a very good life—for participants, for groups, and for countries. In a desirable evolution of idea and perform, Flourish refines what confident Psychology is all approximately.

While definitely a part of healthiness, happiness alone doesn’t supply lifestyles which means. Seligman now asks, what's it that permits you to domesticate your skills, to construct deep, lasting relationships with others, to believe excitement, and to give a contribution meaningfully to the realm? In a note, what's it with a view to flourish? “Well-being” takes the level entrance and heart, and Happiness (or Positive Emotion) turns into one of many 5 pillars of confident Psychology, besides Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, and Accomplishment—or PERMA, the everlasting construction blocks for a lifetime of profound success.

Thought-provoking in its implications for schooling, economics, remedy, drugs, and public policy—the very textile of society—Flourish tells inspiring tales of confident Psychology in motion, together with how the total U.S. military is now knowledgeable in emotional resilience; how leading edge faculties can teach for success in lifestyles and never only for place of work luck; and the way organisations can increase functionality whilst they elevate worker health.

With interactive workouts to aid readers discover their very own attitudes and goals, Flourish is a watershed within the realizing of happiness in addition to a device for buying the main out of lifestyles. at the leading edge of a technological know-how that has replaced hundreds of thousands of lives, Dr. Seligman now creates the last word extension and capstone of his bestselling classics, Authentic Happiness and Learned Optimism.

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