ISBN-10:
071670112X
ISBN-13:
9780716701125
Pub. Date:
03/28/2004
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Pursuing Human Strengths: A Positive Psychology Guide / Edition 1

Pursuing Human Strengths: A Positive Psychology Guide / Edition 1

by Martin Bolt

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ISBN-13: 9780716701125
Publisher: Worth Publishers
Publication date: 03/28/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 634,084
Product dimensions: 8.08(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
The Why of Human Behavior • Human Freedom • Human Limits • Initiative and Human Values • Overview of Positive Psychology

2. Love
Attachment • Exploring Love • Building Close Relationships

3. Empathy
Seeing and Feeling from Another’s Perspective • Dangers of Snap Judgments • Forgiveness • Cultivating Empathy

4. Self-control
Power of Immediate Rewards • Controlling Our Internal States • Fostering Self-Control

5. Wisdom
Emotional Intelligence • Successful Intelligence • Understanding Wisdom • Learning Wisdom

6. Commitment
Strivings • Commitment in Our Strivings • Fostering Commitment

7. Happiness
Assessing Happiness • Satisfying Life Experiences • Pursuing Happiness

8. Self-respect and Humility
Self-Concept • Self-Esteem • Humility • Practicing Self-Forgetfulness

9. Hope
Optimism • Exploring Hope • Fostering Hope

10. Friendship and Social Support
Functions of Friendship • Features of Friendship • Forming Friendships

11. Epilogue: Meaning and Flourishing 
Life is Pretty Meaningful • Flourishing in the Future

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