Table of contents for Happiness : unlocking the mysteries of psychological wealth / Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener.

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Foreword vii
Acknowledgments xii
Part I Understanding True Wealth 1
1 Psychological Wealth: The Balanced Portfolio 3
2 Two Principles of Psychological Wealth 14
Part II Happy People Function Better 31
3 Health and Happiness 33
4 Happiness and Social Relationships: You Can?t
Do Without Them 54
5 Happiness at Work: It Pays To Be Happy 78
Part III Causes of Happiness and Genuine Wealth 101
6 Can Money Buy Happiness? 103
7 Religion, Spirituality, and Happiness 127
8 The Happiest Places on Earth: Culture and
Well-Being 144
9 Nature and Nurture: Is There a Happiness
Set Point, and Can You Change It? 164
10 Our Crystal Balls: Happiness Forecasting 186
11 Take AIM on Happiness: Attention,
Interpretation, and Memory 205
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Part IV Putting It All Together 229
12 Yes, You Can Be Too Happy 231
13 Living Happily Ever After 247
14 Measuring Psychological Wealth: Your Well-Being
Balance Sheet 262
Epilogue: About the Science of Happiness 273
Further Reading 285
References 287
Index 311

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