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Author Segerstrom, Suzanne C.

Title Breaking Murphy's law [electronic resource] : how optimists get what they want from life-- and pessimists can too / Suzanne C. Segerstrom.

Imprint New York : Guilford Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 232 p. : ill. (some col.).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: stop trying to be so happy -- Glass half full, glass half empty, or glass that needs to be washed? the optimistic character -- The persistence instinct: optimists and their goals -- Building (and rebuilding) for the future: optimists and their resources -- So happy together: optimists and their relationships -- Mixed blessing: optimists and their health -- Everything good, especially the bad: optimists and their vulnerabilities -- Is an optimist born or made? the optimistic character revisited -- Doing optimism: optimists, pessimists, and their potential for change -- Epilogue: confessions of a reluctant optimist.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Optimism.
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1593852096 (trade cloth)
9781593855055 (e-book)

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