DO YOU WANT YOUR LIFE TO BE PERFECT?
We're all laboring under our own and society's expectations to be perfect in every way-to look younger, to make more money, to be happy all the time. But according to Tal Ben-Shahar, the New York Times bestselling author of Happier, the pursuit of perfect may actually be the number-one internal obstacle to finding happiness.
OR DO YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY?
YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE PERFECT TO BE PERFECTLY HAPPY!
In The Pursuit of Perfect, Tal Ben-Shahar offers an optimal way of thinking about failure and success--and the very way we live. He provides exercises for self reflection, meditations, and “Time-Ins” to help you rediscover what you really want out of life.
Praise for Tal Ben-Shahar's Happier:
“This fine book shimmers with a rare brand of good sense that is embedded in scientific knowledge about how to increase happiness. It is easy to see how this is the backbone of the most popular course at Harvard today.”
-Martin E. P. Seligman, author of Authentic Happiness
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And while we can move from perfectionism toward optimalism, we never fully leave perfectionism behind and never fully reach optimalism ahead.Jul 02 2009 | Read Full Review of The Pursuit of Perfect
His antidote to perfectionism is “optimalism,” a term whose life was no doubt conceived from early researchers’ description of the concept of positive psychology as the “scientific study of optimal human functioning.” The three sections of the book – theory of perfectionism, application of ideas...| Read Full Review of The Pursuit of Perfect
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