The Courage Quotient
Managing fear and boosting the willingness to act are two distinct processes, both related to improving your courage quotient. In this book Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener reviews the latest scientific findings on bravery and offers a variety of specific strategies for facing life head on.
By Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener
Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching
In this follow-up book, Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching Dr. Biswas-Diener extends the work presented in Positive Psychology Coaching. This updated and expanded volume shifts attention from the science of positive psychology to the actual practice of positive psychology. This book includes chapters on strengths, hope, positive emotion and introduces the concept of positive diagnosis. One chapter is devoted entirely to positive psychology assessments. Recommended for anyone using positive psychology!
Positive Psychology as Social Change
In Positive Psychology as Social Change Robert Biswas-Diener takes the science of positive psychology in a radical new direction. In direct response to critics of this new science Biswas-Diener has edited a collection of chapters that shifts the focus from individual happiness to collective well-being. Non-American authors outnumber Americans in this provocative volume that addresses topics as diverse as poverty, the environment, recreation, positive computing, and public policy. Available in Hard Cover and Paperback.
Happiness is the product of three decades of research from the father-son team who are known, respectively, as the “Jedi Master of happiness research” and the “Indiana Jones of positive psychology.” Chapters cover income, religion, attention, memory, culture and other fascinating aspects of happiness. Winner of the 2008 PROSE Award.
The Strengths Book
In The Strengths Book three thought leaders unpack a sophisticated new approach to understanding your best qualities. This forward thinking book offers readers easy-to-understand concepts such as “unrealized strengths” and “learned behaviors” to demystify the science of strengths. Also included is a comprehensive strengths library with detailed explanations of 60 common strengths.
Positive Psychology Coaching
In Positive Psychology Coaching– the seminal book on the topic– authors Biswas-Diener and Dean introduce coaches, managers and consultants to the science of positive psychology. Specific chapters cover happiness, empirically validated interventions and other area of this exciting new science.