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The Resource Breaking Murphy's law : how optimists get what they want from life-- and pessimists can too, Suzanne C. Segerstrom

Breaking Murphy's law : how optimists get what they want from life-- and pessimists can too, Suzanne C. Segerstrom

Label
Breaking Murphy's law : how optimists get what they want from life-- and pessimists can too
Title
Breaking Murphy's law
Title remainder
how optimists get what they want from life-- and pessimists can too
Statement of responsibility
Suzanne C. Segerstrom
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Segerstrom, Suzanne C
Dewey number
158
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF698.35.O57
LC item number
S445 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Optimism
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
Label
Breaking Murphy's law : how optimists get what they want from life-- and pessimists can too, Suzanne C. Segerstrom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-226) and index
Contents
Prologue: stop trying to be so happy -- Glass half full, glass half empty, or glass that needs to be washed? the optimistic character -- The persistence instinct: optimists and their goals -- Building (and rebuilding) for the future: optimists and their resources -- So happy together: optimists and their relationships -- Mixed blessing: optimists and their health -- Everything good, especially the bad: optimists and their vulnerabilities -- Is an optimist born or made? the optimistic character revisited -- Doing optimism: optimists, pessimists, and their potential for change -- Epilogue: confessions of a reluctant optimist
Control code
ocm62525100
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 232 p.
Isbn
9781593852092
Isbn Type
(trade cloth)
Lccn
2005035083
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)62525100
Label
Breaking Murphy's law : how optimists get what they want from life-- and pessimists can too, Suzanne C. Segerstrom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-226) and index
Contents
Prologue: stop trying to be so happy -- Glass half full, glass half empty, or glass that needs to be washed? the optimistic character -- The persistence instinct: optimists and their goals -- Building (and rebuilding) for the future: optimists and their resources -- So happy together: optimists and their relationships -- Mixed blessing: optimists and their health -- Everything good, especially the bad: optimists and their vulnerabilities -- Is an optimist born or made? the optimistic character revisited -- Doing optimism: optimists, pessimists, and their potential for change -- Epilogue: confessions of a reluctant optimist
Control code
ocm62525100
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 232 p.
Isbn
9781593852092
Isbn Type
(trade cloth)
Lccn
2005035083
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)62525100

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