The Myths of Happiness
What Should Make You Happy but Doesn't, What Shouldn't Make You Happy, but DoesBook - 2013
Lyubomirsky isolates the major turning points of adult life, looking to both achievements and failures to reveal that our misconceptions about the impact of such events is perhaps the greatest threat to our long-term well-being.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2013.
Branch Call Number: 152.42 LYUBO
Characteristics: 298 p. ; 24 cm.
From Library Staff
Psychology professor, Sonja Lyubomirsky, dispels the many myths surrounding happiness and explores why we tend to overestimate how much joy or misery positive and negative experiences will make us feel.