A few of Tony’s Favorite Books

  • Ackerman, C. E. (2019). “Positive Emotions: A List of 26 Examples & Definition in Psychology.” Retried from
  • Algoe SB. Positive Interpersonal Processes. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 2019;28(2):183-188. doi: 10.1177/0963721419827272
  • Ben-Shahar, Tal (2021).  Happier, No Matter What: Cultivating Hope, Resilience, and Purpose in Hard Times. The Experiment.
  • Fredrickson, B. L. (2013). “Positive Emotions Broaden and Build.” Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 47.   Retrieved from
  • Hanson, Rick (2016). Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence. Harmony.
  • Jabr, F. (2013). “Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime” Scientific American. Retrieved from
  • Kobau, R., Seligman, M. E. P., Peterson, C., Diener, E., Zack, M. M., Chapman, D., & Thompson, W. (2011). Mental health promotion in public health: Perspectives and strategies from positive psychology. American Journal of Public Health, 101 (8), e1-e9.
  • Neff, K. (September/October 2015) The 5 Myths of Self-Compassion: What Keeps Us from Being Kinder to Ourselves? The Psychchotherapy Networker.
  • Oettingen, Gabriela (2014). Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside The New Science Of Motivation. Current Publishing.
  • MEP Seligman, TA Steen, N Park, C Peterson. Positive psychology progress: empirical validation of interventions.American psychologist 60 (5), 410
  • Seligman, Martin E. P., Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being. New York: Atria Paperback, 2013.
  • Thich Nhat Hanh (1999). The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Mindfulness. Beacon Press.

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