Learned Optimism

  • by Martin E. P. Seligman
  • Narrated by Martin E. P. Seligman
  • 1 hrs and 24 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

You can acquire optimism and significantly improve your life! Are you an optimist or a pessimist? How often do you take on exciting new projects or celebrate your successes? Now psychologist Martin E.P. Seligman, one of the world's experts on motivation, shows you how to chart a new approach to living with "flexible optimism." Dr. Seligman's principles of reasoned, flexible optimism will help you rise above pessimism and the depression that accompanies negative thoughts.Learned Optimism shows you how to:

Attain maximum personal achievement
Boost your mood - and your immune system - with healthful thoughts
Help your children by practicing the patterns of thought that encourage optimism at an early age
Change your interior dialogue and experience the astonishing positive results


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

I ve found the test online

I have been optimistic and thought the test should be somewhere online :) I ve found it here: www.stanford.edu/class/msande271/onlinetools/LearnedOpt.html
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- Peter Levius

Without booklet, not worth it

This book was probably pretty good with the self-diagnostic survey, but without it, the first 30 minutes--of a 1.5 hour tape--are not so meaningful. I'm not even sure I should bother to listen to the rest. It was a waste of my book credit.
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- David

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-27-2001
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio