Happiness and Learned Optimism (Ep.26)


In Episode 26 of Happiness, A Sceptics Guide, your hosts Dr Gary Wood and Paul Flower looked at whether optimism and pessimism are personality types or just ways of explaining the world. This episode brings together ideas from Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Positive Psychology.

Check out Martin Seligman’s book ‘Learned Optimism. For the UK see https://amzn.to/3tmlk7K and for the USA see https://amzn.to/3N5FH0M


For a summary of ‘Learned Optimism’ check out Gary’s book ‘Don’t Wait For Your Ship to Come In. . . Swim Out to Meet It’ – for UK see: https://amzn.to/37Je6T4  and for USA see: https://amzn.to/3KYqY68


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