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Stock your library with the best and most inspiring books on emotional intelligence, positive psychology and the brain. Read The Emotionally Intelligent Manager, learn about Your Brain at Work,discover The How of Happiness, and get Curious. 50+ books to choose from!

  • There are many things in life that we cannot change. Tagor the scribblybark tree found he could change how he handled some things, how he chose to think about them, and in realising that we have the freedom to choose our thoughts, we take our power back and become much stronger. This book shows how one small tree became strong, and so can you.
  • Yarralin

    USD $9.56
    There’s a bunyip crying in Wombat's field. Yarralin is sad because he doesn't smile. He may be having treatment for a serious illness, he may be lonely, bullied or afraid. Because Yarralin is sad, everyone around him is sad too. He must go on an adventure to find a smile. Along the way, Yarralin realises he can CHOOSE to be happy. He just needs to look in the mirror and smile.
  • A beautifully illustrated tale of nurturing yourself, your dreams and kindness, delivering a body positive message that everything enabling you to make your dreams come true, is found within you
  • The Strengths Book reveals the sixty strengths that make us who we are. Bursting with insights on using each strength in relationships, at work and at play, it also gives examples of famous people who share the strength with you.
  • Learned Optimism shows us how to stop automatically assuming guilt, how to get out of the habit of seeing the direst possible implications in every setback and how to be optimistic. With concrete examples, Dr Seligman documents the effects of optimism on the quality of life, provides tests to determine the degree of our negative and positive orientation, and offers a program of specific exercises to help break the habit of pessimism and learn the habit of optimism for both ourselves and our children.
  • A national bestseller, Authentic Happiness launched the revolutionary new science of Positive Psychology and sparked a coast-to-coast debate on the nature of real happiness. Accessible and proven, Authentic Happiness is the most powerful work of popular psychology in years.
  • Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival.
  • Flourish builds on Dr. Seligman’s game-changing work on optimism, motivation, and character to show how to get the most out of life, unveiling an electrifying new theory of what makes a good life for individuals, for communities, and for nations. In a fascinating evolution of thought and practice, Flourish refines what Positive Psychology is all about.
  • The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor will appeal to anyone who wants practical advice on how to become happier and also more successful.
  • Love holds the key to improving both mental and physical health, and lengthening our lives.
  • Willpower Roy Baumeister, one of the world's most esteemed and influential psychologists, and journalist John Tierney reveals the secrets of self-control and show that like a muscle, willpower can be strengthened and improved.
  • Written by David Eagleman, a neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling authour, ‘The Brain, the story of you’ is a book that journeys into the questions at the myseterious heart of our existence.
  • Ever wanted to understand why habits exist and how they can be changed? This award-winning book, through scientific evidence, intelligence, and engrossing narratives, provides answers to these questions
  • The Inspire Action Journal contains inspirational quotes and actions to embed positive psychology practices. This journal has been designed for you to capture your thoughts, ideas, emotion and goals, and to inspire you and help you achieve those goals by keeping a positive psychology focus. This journal pairs with our Inspire Actions Cards, which you can buy as a set.
  • In Thanks! Robert Emmons examines what it means to think and feel gratefully and invites readers to learn how to put this powerful emotion into practice.
  • According to recent discoveries in science, we are just 10 % human. We are not simply flesh and blood, brain and skin, muscle and bones, but also bacteria and fungi.
  • Based on exciting discoveries in mathematics, genetics, psychology and sociology,Connected by Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler is an innovative and fascinating exploration of how social networks operate.
  • Stumbling on happiness by Daniel Gilbert describes the foibles of imagination and illusions of foresight that cause each of us to misconceive our tomorrows and misestimate our satisfactions.
  • In his quest to answer questions such as ‘why are some people so quick to recover from set backs?’, and ‘why are some people always up and others always down?’
  • Renowned psychologist Paul Ekman explains the roots of our emotions: anger, fear, disgust, sadness, and happiness, and shows how they cascade across our faces, providing clear signals to those who can identify the clues.
  • Counterclockwise describes ways to reorient our attitudes and language in order to achieve better health. Langer shows the ways in which belief in physical limits can be constraints and demonstrates how the desire for certainty in medical diagnosis and treatment often prevents fully exploiting the power of uncertainty.
  • Drawing on more than twenty years of academic research, consulting and her own experiences over-coming adversity, Susan David PhD, a psychologist and faculty member at Harvard Medical School, has pioneered a new way to enable us to make peace with our inner-self, achieve our most valued goals, make real change and live life to the fullest.
  • World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly ground-breaking idea—the power of our mindset.
  • The Myths of Happiness by Sonja Lyubomirsky shares practical lessons that prove we are more adaptable than we think we are. It empowers readers to look beyond their first response, sharing scientific evidence that often it is our mindset—not our circumstances—that matters most.
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