Creating the world we want to live in : how positive psychology can build a brighter future / Bridget Grenville-Cleave [and six others]. - 1 online resource

Introduction: Foundations for a brighter future / Vanessa King & Felicia Huppert -- Childhood / Sue Roffey -- Education / Sue Roffey -- Work / Vanessa King -- Ageing / Bridget Grenville-Cleave -- Relationships / Sue Roffey -- Health / Felicia Huppert, Dóra Guðrún Guðmundsdóttir & Marten de Vries -- Community / Marten de Vries -- Leisure / Bridget Grenville-Cleave & Sue Roffey -- Media / Marten de Vries -- Society / Sue Roffey & Felicia Huppert -- Economics / David Roffey -- Politics / Bridget Grenville-Cleave, Felicia Huppert & David Roffey -- Environment / Felicia Huppert -- Conclusion: Making Choices for a Brighter Future / Felicia Huppert & Vanessa King.

"This book is about hope and a call to action, to make the world the kind of place we want to live in. It aims to provoke conversation and positive change, and may challenge long-held views and extant ideologies. Written by eminent researchers and experienced practitioners, the book explores the principles that underpin living well, and gives examples of how this can be achieved not just in our own lives, but across communities and the planet we share. Chapters cover the stages of life from childhood to ageing, the foundations of everyday flourishing, including health and relationships, and finally wellbeing in the wider world, addressing issues such as economics, politics, and the environment. Based in the scientific evidence of what works and supported by illustrations of good practice, this book is both ambitious and aspirational. The book is designed for a wide audience - anyone seeking to create positive change in the world, their institutions or communities"--

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10.4324/9781003031789 doi

Positive psychology.
Quality of life.
Social change--Psychological aspects.
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / General
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health


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