Positive Psychologists on Positive Psychology (vol. 2), is now on Amazon. Especially the interview with Dr. Angela Duckworth may be of great interest to many of you because she speaks about grit and self-control. Here is the link and below is my little blurb for the gem. http://www.amazon.com/Positive-Psychologists-Psychology-Aaron-Jarden-ebook/dp/B00HMGDNNG/ref=pd_rhf_se_p_tnr_1
You can download the pdf here (for free, sisu tribe! : ).
There is nothing more fulfilling than to be completely immersed in your purpose; perhaps the next best thing is surrounding yourself with the elevating presence of others who are also following their passions. Dr. Aaron Jarden, Maria Ovejero Bruna, Yukun Zhao ad I interviewed 14 eminent positive psychologists around the world about their thoughts on the field, as well as its present state and future directions. Furthermore, the interviewees shared their constructive criticism of the field and also their deep excitement for its vast potential to create a more positive future for all.
Some of the phenomenal people whose brilliance is captured within these pages include Adam Grant, James Pawelski, Tayyab Rashid, Angela Duckworth, Esa Saarinen, Margarita Tarragona, Ken Sheldon, Robert Biswas-Diener, Dianne Vella-Brodrick – the magnificent list just goes on and on. All of these fascinating trailblazers, pioneers and adventurers on a quest for human flourishing share their personal stories on how they became so passionate about positive psychology and what drives them. The book is an inspiring inside look beyond what you usually get to read about these exciting researchers, while being a wonderfully stimulating and substance-rich journey into positive psychology. It is a great intro for anyone new to the field and interested to learn more.