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Authentic happiness : using the new positive psychology to realize your potential for lasting fulfillment / Seligman, Martin E. P.

Argues that happiness can be a learned and cultivated behavior, explaining how every person possesses at least five of twenty-four profiled strengths that can be built on in order to improve life.

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Building resilience in children and teens : giving kids roots and wings / Ginsburg, Kenneth R.

Offers coping strategies for facing the combined elements of academic performance, high achievement standards, media messages, peer pressure, and family tension.

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Convinced : how to prove your competence & win people over / Nasher, Jack

"In his book "Convinced!" Jack Nasher offers an incisive look into how to confidently put forward the most competent version of oneself through effective body language, communication and presentation in order to achieve respect"--

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Design your next chapter : how to realize your dreams and reinvent your life / Travis, Debbie.

Motivation (Psychology)
Self-actualization (Psychology)

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How to hold a grudge : from resentment to contentment--the power of grudges to transform your life / Hannah, Sophie

Argues that readers can use grudge-holding to be their happiest, most optimistic, and most forgiving selves.

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Mistakes were made (but not by me) : why we justify foolish beliefs, bad decisions, and hurtful acts / Aronson, Elliot

"Why do people dodge responsibility when things fall apart? Why the parade of public figures unable to own up when they screw up? Why the endless marital quarrels over who is right? Why can we see hypocrisy in others but not in ourselves? Are we all liars? Or do we really believe the stories we tell?Renowned social psychologists Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson take a compelling look into how the brain is wired for self-justification. When we make mistakes, we must calm the cognitive dissonance that jars our feelings of self-worth. And so we create fictions that absolve us of responsibility, restoring our belief that we are smart, moral, and right -- a belief that often keeps us on a course that is dumb, immoral, and wrong.Backed by years of research and delivered in lively, energetic prose, Mistakes were made (but not by me) offers a fascinating explanation of self-deception -- how it works, the harm it can cause, and how we can overcome it"--Provided by publisher.

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Secrets of health and healing / Kriyananda, Swami

"This four-part volume brilliantly encapsulates essential keys to health and healing in seed thoughts and affirmations that readers can repeat and instill within themselves."--Back cover.

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Seizure the day : living a happy life with illness / Orend, Brian

"Everyone can live a happier life, especially those with chronic illnesses. Brian Orend's smart and accessible guide for people with illness, injury, or other challenges provides both a satisfying look into happiness as well as practical steps for living a measurably happier life. When Brian Orend began having debilitating seizures that his doctors couldn't explain, he began a quest to learn how he could be happier, even despite his challenging circumstances. He dove into the research about happiness, only to realize that much of the advice about happiness was aimed at "everyone"--failing to take into consideration the significant obstacles and circumstances faced by those with chronic conditions. Orend realized that the advice required for augmenting happiness needs to be tailored for those experiencing ongoing health challenges. And so he wrote Seizure the Day--a smart, accessible guide, grounded in the latest scientific research, that tackles not only the background of happiness, but also provides concrete how-to advice for living a happier life. As Seizure the Day demonstrates, people confronting challenging circumstances can make themselves measurably and sustainably happier. A better life, for each of us, awaits."--