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Posts Tagged "positive psychology"

Authentic torture

I’m sure you’ve read about “positive psychology.” You may have even read books by Martin Seligman, its principal theorist and advocate. Among them are Learned Optimism and Authentic Happiness. Now it turns out that Mr. Smiley has been cited in a new book for a most unhappy line of work. This is from psychoanalyst Stephen […]

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The happiest place on earth is…

It’s not the U.S. In fact we don’t even rank in the top 20.  No, the happiest people are the Danes. This piece from 60 Minutes explains why. My favorite moment is when one of the Danes suggests that if Americans want to be happy, they should give up the “American dream.” more about “CBS […]

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