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The book is well written and easy to read but I also found it very engaging on an intellectual level.
For some, it will make them think about things in ways they probably never have, for others it will make sense out of things that confused them, for me it did both.
Haidt combines evolutionary and cognitive science, ancient wisdom, and modern psychology to come up with a hypothesis of happiness that makes a great deal of sense.
Perhaps some great information in it but so boring. I have read a lot of books this year and this book is one that I haven't made it to the end yet.Published 1 day ago by Kim
Aristotle believed that all things in the universe had a telos, or purpose toward which they aimed... Read morePublished 4 days ago by James
A superb book. Runs out of steam a bit in the last two chapters, but for anyone interested in positive psychology, or psychology in general, this book will provide ample cause for... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Mark V. Roberts
The Happiness Hypothesis is a good analysis about the balance of life and about the real meaning of happines sPublished 28 days ago by Gabriela Gutierrez
Just some quick impressions. First, don't be fooled by the mention of "ancient wisdom" in the subtitle. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Comandantecero
This is a refreshing book! It's not a "self-help" book, but rather a book to encourage growth and development. Read morePublished 1 month ago by TNS
I really wanted to like this book more than I did. This book promises an exploration of ancient wisdom through psychology, but what it ultimately delivers is a discussion of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rich