When you hear the words 'positive psychology' or 'the science of well-being', do you wonder what it's all about?
'What makes us fulfilled?' and 'Is happiness necessary for a good life?' Discover the latest thinking on the topics of happiness, flow, optimism, motivation, character strengths and love, and learn how to apply it to your life. Ilona Boniwell presents an engaging overview of the science of optimal functioning and well-being, which combines real readability with a broad academic base applied to day-to-day life.
Now fully updated and enhanced with new material on how to:
Change your mindset
Develop better resilience
Enhance your well-being at work
Adopt positive leadership
Introducing positive psychology in a friendly, straightforward way, this international bestseller is peppered with many simple tools and tips for daily living that will help you love your life.
About the Author
Dr. Ilona Boniwell is one of the most prominent positive psychology academics in Europe. Having founded the first Masters in Applied Positive Psychology in Europe at UEL, she now teaches at l'Ecole Centrale Paris, and consults businesses and educational institutions around the globe as Director of Positran. She is also assisting the Government of Bhutan in developing a framework for happiness-based public policy, at the request of the UN.
Series: UK Higher Education OUP Psychology
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 21st September 2012
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 15.0
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised