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The Other Side of Happiness by Brock Bastian - 9780241239841

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The Other Side of Happiness

Author:

Brock Bastian

Publisher:

Allen Lane

Date Published:

2018, 1st Edition

ISBN No:

9780241239841

Condition description:

Hardback in very good+ condition, very clean and bright. Dustwrapper in very good condition. Please allow 3-5 days for delivery within the UK, please contact me for international delivery prices and times. No quibble refund if not entirely satisfied. Cardiff Books supports SCOPE: About Disability.

Synopsis:

A beautifully written and important book that should be required reading for anyone who's ever wondered why well-being so oftenflourishes in unexpected places' Adam Alter, author of DRUNK TANK PINK In today's culture, happiness has become the new marker of success, while hardships are viewed as personal weaknesses, or problems to be fixed. We increasingly try to eradicate pain through medication and by insulating ourselves from risk and offence, despite being the safest generation to have ever lived., Yet in his research, renowned social psychologist Brock Bastian has found that suffering and sadness are neither antithetical to happiness nor incidental to it: they are a necessary ingredient for emotional well-being.Drawing on psychology, neuroscience and internationally acclaimed findings from Bastian's own lab, The Other Side of Happiness encourages us to take a more fearless approach to living. The most thrilling moments of our lives are often balanced on a knife edge between pleasure and pain, whether it is

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