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- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 18.47
What really makes people glad to be alive? What are the inner experiences that make life worthwhile? For more than two decades Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi studied those states in which people report feelings of concentration and deep enjoyment. His studies revealed that what makes experience genuinely satisfying is 'flow' - a state of concentration so... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
Creativity is about capturing those moments that make life worth living. The author's objective is to offer an understanding of what leads to these moments, be it the excitement of the artist at the easel or the scientist in the lab, so that knowledge can be used to enrich people's lives. Drawing on 100 interviews with exceptional people, from biologists... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's famous investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow . During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life. In this new edition of his groundbreaking classic work,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 16.00
Since Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi published the groundbreaking Flow more than a decade ago, world leaders such as Tony Blair and former President Clinton, and influential sports figures like Super Bowl champion coach Jimmy Johnson have all been inspired by the book. In today's corporate upheaval, a new business paradigm is evolving. While many CEOs are... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 54.99
Brings together thoughts on postive psychology. This work includes historical, philosophical, and empirical views of what matter for personal happiness and well-being. This book agrees on principles of optimal development that start with material concerns and lead to embracing the goals of others and the well-being of the environment. more...
- Editorial Kairos 2005; US$ 15.99
Flow is an optimal state of being in which active concentration and absorbtion in creative activity leads to the sense of completely suspended time?one is alert, energized, and free of self-consciousness. Through an extensive amount of case studies, controlled experiments, and research of historical figures, this study illustrates that flow is a singularly... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 53.00
The meaning of things is a study of the significance of material possessions in contemporary urban life, and of the ways people carve meaning out of their domestic environment. Drawing on a survey of eighty families in Chicago who were interviewed on the subject of their feelings about common household objects, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Eugene Rochberg-Halton... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 40.00
Positive Psychology has experienced extraordinary growth over the past decade. Emerging research in this area is suggesting new strategies for improving everyday life, healthcare, education systems, organizations and work life, and societies across the globe. This book will be of interest to all applied psychologists, applied researchers, social and... more...