2 edition of Capsules of optimism found in the catalog.
Capsules of optimism
|Statement||by Marcel M. Desmarais ; translated by Sister Maria Regina.|
|Contributions||Maria Regina, Sister.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||173 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||173|
This book helped me to analyze how my aversion to optimism isn’t really about optimism but more about vacuous imposters and hucksters peddling their version of optimism. Seligman’s notion of P.E.R.M.A. is a concept that I can wrap my head around and attempt to increasingly try to approximate in my life and values/5(). Atlantic Books () The argument of this book proposes that the tragedies and disasters of the history of the European continent have been the consequences of a false optimism and the fallacies that derive from it. In place of these fallacies, here is a passionate defence of both civil society and freedom.
Software Sites Tucows Software Library Software Capsules Compilation Shareware CD-ROMs CD-ROM The Gospel of Optimism, and Other Sermons by Thomas James Lacey. Publication date Book from the collections of New York Public Library Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded. Like all psychology books that appeal to me, this book cited real research, had a self-help angle, and wasn't dry reading. I very much liked the author's step-by-step ways to challenge pessimism, so much so that I'll probably look into his other book Learned Optimism. But this book was specifically written for parents with exercises and stories 4/5().
In the study, optimism (but not pessimism) influenced how quickly people’s levels of cortisol (a stress hormone) stabilized following a stress test. Meanwhile, pessimism (but not optimism) affected how psychologically difficult the test seemed to people. 4. Optimism protects against anxiety and depression, but in different ways. Optimism, Voltaire's young hero, Candide, asserts, is "the mania for asserting that all is well when one is not." The danger of optimism, Voltaire believed, lies in its essentially passive response to life.
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The Glass Half-Full by Suzanne Segerstrom takes those scientific studies further, and shows us that being an optimist can help you get ahead in life. Yes. Segerstrom is one of the top psychologists working on optimism and pessimism. One of the things that she has found out through her research, and what she writes about in her book, is that optimism isn’t just about thinking.
I'm a professional optimist. Which means I seek out the positive in human experience and help others do the same--because, as I write about in my newest book, Bright Side Up: Ways to be Happier Right Now [Penguin, $], if you can learn to view some of your negative experiences from a more positive perspective, you'll feel happier today and more hopeful about tomorrow.
To prove his point, Gates lists a whole series of fascinating, optimism-boosting facts you'll learn in the book, including: You're 37 times less likely to be killed by lightning than you were at. Entertaining book to read: funny - maybe sometimes even 'too funny' - and a nicely intertwined story of his personal life and his project to analyze and spread optimism.
For him at the end things seem to fall in place, but I still struggle with this man who stayed alive at sea because of his optimism: you never hear from the ones that were just 3/5(34). Here are five books Pinker recommends to change the way you see the world and leverage the power of optimism: The End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in The Twentieth First Century Ronald Bailey challenges the growing fear of imminent environmental doom by offering a comforting and refreshing perspective on the issue.
During their 20 th event, the co-founders of Café Scientifique gathered the minds of scientists, engineers, businessmen and students in a comfortable setting designed with libraries and books to start collecting the gadgets they will be placing in their Time Capsule.
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Emotional Well-Being Contains L. helveticus R and B. longum R, in the amount clinically shown to support mood and relaxation. Digestive &. Fred Comes Home may seem like it was years ago, but it remains a transcendent time capsule of sorts. It’s also a reminder of the significance of shared optimism and responsibility, two words that shape our role as a destination storyteller.
My Books; Browse a person cannot resist noting a modest sense of optimism tugging at his or her enclosed capsule of bodily fluids.” “Agathisim is the doctrine that all things tend towards ultimate good, as distinguished from optimism, which holds that all things are now for the best.
An agathist accepts that evil and misfortune will. Optimism is one of those ingredients and I believe it is the one essential trait that today’s leaders must exhibit. Here are five reasons why optimists make better leaders. Recommended For You. Learned optimism is the idea that these can be addressed.
How To Improve Optimism. There are a few ways to improve your optimism. Seligman recommends Albert Ellis’ ABC Technique in his Learned Optimism book, and it doesn’t hurt to know more about the cognitive distortions that need to be changed.
Cognitive Distortions – The 3 P’s. Optimism: A Key Ingredient to Happiness Optimism is a Thinking Style Maybe you noticed that I talk about optimistic or pessimistic thinking rather than optimistic or pessimistic people.
I do that to underscore one of the most important points about optimism. Optimism is a style of thinking, not a permanent part of your character.
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In a world where discussing discrimination and bias can be quite uncomfortable, the author brings a fresh, pragmatic and humorous perspective to the topic of s: 2.Optimism is so closely related to happiness that the two can practically be equated.
And guess what: optimism is a teachable skill. Hope, faith and optimism are all positive emotions about the future, and so are essential parts of a happy childhood.