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Robert Biswas-Diener, Program Director at the Center for Applied Positive Psychology (UK) and part-time lecturer at Portland State University, lives in Milwaukie, Oregon. He is known as the “Indiana Jones of positive psychology” for his research on subjective well-being in remote cultures around the world.
Table of Contents
|Understanding True Wealth||p. 1|
|Psychological Wealth: The Balanced Portfolio||p. 3|
|Two Principles of Psychological Wealth||p. 13|
|Happy People Function Better||p. 27|
|Health and Happiness||p. 29|
|Happiness and Social Relationships: You Can't Do Without Them||p. 47|
|Happiness at Work: It Pays To Be Happy||p. 68|
|Causes of Happiness and Genuine Wealth||p. 89|
|Can Money Buy Happiness?||p. 91|
|Religion, Spirituality, and Happiness||p. 112|
|The Happiest Places on Earth: Culture and Well-Being||p. 127|
|Nature and Nurture: Is There a Happiness Set Point, and Can You Change It?||p. 145|
|Our Crystal Balls: Happiness Forecasting||p. 165|
|Take AIM on Happiness: Attention, Interpretation, and Memory||p. 182|
|Putting It All Together||p. 205|
|Yes, You Can Be Too Happy||p. 207|
|Living Happily Ever After||p. 221|
|Measuring Psychological Wealth: Your Well-Being Balance Sheet||p. 234|
|Epilogue: About the Science of Happiness||p. 244|
|Further Reading||p. 254|
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