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This book is well written and contains a very different perspective than the one I had.
Her statement that there is no true science to support mind/body connection is simply incorrect, and she loses credibility for that alone.
Let me just say, though, that, if you are someone that believes in positive psychology, you will hate this book.
What can I say? I love Barbara Ehrenreich! I read "Nickeled and Dimed" and couldn't put it down and couldn't stop feeling it. Read morePublished 7 days ago by JDA007
Very readable book, as all hers are. In attempting to question the optimistic outlook and its potential magical overkill, Ehrenrich went too far herself ignoring considerable good... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Kim Moore
I liked the premise of the book, so I picked it up. But, it wasn't what I was expecting... at least the portion I was able to make it through. Read morePublished 1 month ago by CorporealBeing
This is a poorly constructed attack on the self-help genre with no clear thesis (are we supposed to be pessimistic perpetually or only in certain, specific cases?). Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ryan Mease
I live in the city with the most church attendance in the country. I find this view of the prosperity gospel and focus on one's "personal relationship" with Jesus all makes so much... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
I've read some of Barbara's other books and find her blunt realistic expression refreshing. I purchased this book to go with a MOOC called "The Science of Happiness. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Scott H. Isaacman