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A LIFE WORTH LIVING Contributions to Positive Psychology Contents 1. Introduction Part I. Historical and Theoretical Perspectives 2. Positive Traditions in Western Psychology Csaba Pléh 3. The VIA Classification of Strengths Christopher Peterson 4. Positive Personality Development: Approaching Personal Autonomy Dmitry Leontiev 5. Spirituality: Recent Progress Robert A. Emmons Part II. Positive Experiences 6. The Broaden-and-Build Theory of Positive Emotions Barbara L. Fredrickson 7. Benefits of Emotional Intelligence Daisy D. Grewal Peter Salovey 8. Strategies for Achieving Well-Being Jane Henry Part III. Life-Long Positive Development 9. Adaptive Resources in Later Life Jochen Brändstadter 10. The Impact of Subjective Experience On the Quality of Life Antonella Delle Fave 11. What Works Makes You Happy Jari-Erik Nurmi Katariina Salmela-Aro 12. Materialism and its Alternatives Tim Kasser 13. Getting Older, Getting Better Kennon Sheldon Afterword: Breaking the 65% Barrier Martin E. P. Seligman
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