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Positive Psychology: A Workbook for Personal Growth and Well-Being
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Positive Psychology: A Workbook for Personal Growth and Well-Being

First Edition

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Psychological Health

March 2019 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Positive Psychology: A Workbook for Personal Growth and Well-Being offers students a wealth of different activities to make concepts in positive psychology come alive. Based on scientific, psychological research that supports learning, activities include self-reflection and interviews with the reader’s family and friends. The workbook can be used with William C. Compton and Edward Hoffman’s Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing, Third Edition or as a supplement to other core texts.

INSTRUCTORS: Bundle Positive Psychology: A Workbook for Personal Growth and Well-Being with the core text by the same authors, Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing, Third Edition, for only $5 more! Bundle ISBN: 978-1-5443-7019-4


 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
Chapter 1. An Introduction to Positive Psychology
1. Aristotle: The Virtue of Friendship  
2. William James: Getting Your Second Wind  
3. Alfred Adler: Developing Social Interest  
4. Romanticism  
5. My Greatest Satisfaction  
 
Chapter 2. Foundations: Emotions, Motivation, and the Nature of Well-Being
6. Use Your Strengths  
7. Self-Acceptance  
8. Emotional Intelligence (EI)  
9. Moving Toward Your Goals  
10. The Famous Lamp of Aladdin  
 
Chapter 3. Subjective Well-Being
11. Daily Diary Activity  
12. Fordyce’s 14 Fundamentals of Happiness  
13. Nostalgia  
14. Explanatory Style  
15. Time Affluence  
 
Chapter 4. Leisure, Flow, Mindfulness, and Peak Performance
16. Flow and Optimal Experience  
17. Mindfulness: Being More Aware of Each Moment  
18. Savoring  
19. Micro-Leisure  
20. Curiosity  
 
Chapter 5. Romantic Love and Positive Families
21. Love Maps  
22. Love 2.0  
23. Minding in Relationships  
24. Self-Disclosure  
25. Empathy  
 
Chapter 6. Positive Health
26. Coping With Challenges  
27. Regrets  
28. Tears of Joy  
29. Pets  
30. Daily Hassles  
 
Chapter 7. Excellence, Aesthetics, Creativity, and Genius
31. Restorative Nature  
32. Aesthetics: Art Appreciation  
33. Aesthetics: Photography  
34. Passion  
35. Aesthetic Appreciation Week  
 
Chapter 8. Well-Being Across the Life Span
36. Resilience  
37. Flourishing in Adolescence  
38. Mindful Parenting  
39. Mentoring  
40. Flourishing in Old Age  
 
Chapter 9. Models of Optimal Well-Being
41. Your Best Possible Self  
42. Meditation for Personal and Spiritual Growth  
43. Random Acts of Kindness  
44. Self-Actualization  
45. Your Personal Heroes  
 
Chapter 10. Religion, Spirituality, and Well-Being
46. The Gratitude Exercise  
47. Loving-Kindness Meditation  
48. Forgiveness  
49. A Sense of Wonder  
50. Moral Elation  
 
Chapter 11. Positive Institutions and Cultural Well-Being
51. Callings  
52. Volunteering  
53. Leadership  
54. Worldviews and Why They Matter  
55. Travel  
 
Chapter 12. A Look Toward the Future of Positive Psychology
56. Negative Emotions and Well-Being  
57. The Happiness Pill  
58. The East Asian Approach to Well-Being  
59. The Latino/a Approach to Well-Being  
60. Top Three Lessons  
 
References

For instructors

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