In Learned Optimism, Martin Seligman who is an authority on positive psychology and motivation, writes about the positive effects of optimism on the quality of life and provides a program of specific exercises designed to break the pessimism habit and help with depression, while developing an optimistic outlook.
Included in this book is information on:
- recognising your explanatory style - what to say to yourself when you experience setbacks - and how it influences your life
- how to boost your mood
- how to help your children by practicing patterns of thought that encourage optimism at an early age
- how to change your interior dialogues
- tests to reveal your present level of optimism and pessimism and techniques to transform negative thoughts and talk yourself out of defeat.
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