Happy Together: Using the Science of Positive Psychology to Build Love That Lasts
Penguin, Jan 16, 2018 - Family & Relationships - 272 pages
How do you get to “happily ever after”?
In fairy tales, lasting love just happens. But in real life, healthy habits are what build happiness over the long haul. Happy Together, written by positive psychology experts and husband-and-wife team Suzann Pileggi Pawelski and James O. Pawelski, is the first book on using the principles of positive psychology to create thriving romantic relationships. Combining extensive scientific research and real-life examples, this book will help you find and feed the good in yourself and your partner. You will learn to develop key habits for building and sustaining long-term love by:
• Promoting a healthy passion
• Prioritizing positive emotions
• Mindfully savoring experiences together
• Seeking out strengths in each other
Through easy-to-follow methods and fun exercises, you’ll learn to strengthen your partnership, whether you’re looking to start a relationship off on the right foot, weather difficult times, reignite passion, or transform a good marriage into a great one.
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What Aristotle Can Teach
Slowing Down to Savor
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The Gratitude Dance
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