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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.
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 13 days 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 months ago by Scott H. Isaacman
Barbara Ehrenreich's self-appointed career is to force the populace to face reality. This is her best work so far in that task. Read morePublished 2 months ago by LFD
Read this book but don't kill yourself afterwards.
Ehrenreich is a thoroughly accomplished investigative journalist and we need more like her in print. Read more
Great book. Sure, she can be irritating with the liberal bias at times. My biggest criticism is it is too polar to the extreme. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Brain Powers