Bright Sided

Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 1429942533
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This is Ehrenreich at her provocative best—poking holes in conventional wisdom and faux science, and ending with a call for existential clarity and courage.

Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
ISBN: 9789866723766
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Ehrenreich debunks the notion of the fake and pretentious practice, saying people are led to believe themselves as always the best without self-examination. In Traditional Chinese. Annotation copyright Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

The Antidote

Author: Oliver Burkeman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429947608
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Opponents of the Bush administration's foreign policies might have reason to
think so. This is also one part of the case made by the social critic Barbara
Ehrenreich, in her 2009 book Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is
Undermining America. One underappreciated cause of the global financial crisis
of the late 2000s, she argues, was an American business culture in which even
thinking about the possibility of failure – let alone speaking up about it at
meetings – had come to be ...

Psychiatry 2 Volume Set

Author: Allan Tasman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118753364
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Duckworth, AL, Steen, TA, & Seligman, MEP (2005) Positive psychology in
clinical practice. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 1(1), 629–651. Dunn, EW
, Aknin, L, & Norton, MI (2008) Spending money on others promotes happiness.
Science, 319, 1687–1688. Easterbrook, G (2004) The Progress Paradox: How
Life Gets Better While People Feel Worse. New York, NY: Random House.
Ehrenreich, B (2009) Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining
America. New York ...

What Would Jesus Read

Author: Erin A. Smith
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469621339
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Ehrenreich, Barbara. Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining
America. New York: Metropolitan, 2009. Ehrhardt, Julia. Writers of Conviction:
The Personal Politics of Zona Gale, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Josephine Herbst,
and Rose Wilder Lane. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2004. Ehrman,
Bart D. Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never
Knew. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Eliot, T. S. “Tradition and the
Individual Talent.

The Call Of Character

Author: Mari Ruti
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231536194
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For an incisive critique of “positive thinking” and of Byrne's book in particular, see
Barbara Ehrenreich, Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining
America (New York: Picador, 2009). For a related critique, see Roy F. Baumeister
and John Tierney, Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength (New
York: Penguin, 2011). 4. This notion is perhaps most closely associated with
Eckhart Tolle's influential The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment (
Novato, ...

Left Brain Right Stuff

Author: Phil Rosenzweig
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 184765973X
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23. Jerome Groopman, The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of
Illness (New York: Random House, 2003). 24. Barbara Ehrenreich, Bright-Sided:
How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America (New York: Holt, 2009). 25. “[M]
anagerial risk taking is an endeavor where a manager can use his judgment,
exert control, and utilize skills.” Zur Shapira, Risk Taking: A Managerial
Perspective (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1995), 48. 26. Shapira, Risk
Taking, 80. 27.

Rethinking Positive Thinking

Author: Gabriele Oettingen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698139828
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Barbara Ehrenreich's 2009 book Bright Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of
Positive Thinking Has Undermined America offers a withering critique of what
Ehrenreich calls “the mass delusion that is positive thinking.” Ehrenreich
advocates that we “get outside ourselves and see things 'as they are,' or as
uncolored as possible by our own feelings and fantasies. . . .” We need to detach
from our emotions and moor ourselves to objective facts, including those we
might not like.

The Power Of Gratitude

Author: Liv Larsson
ISBN: 9187489236
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“We become whole-hearted to the degree that we are willing to be broken-
hearted”8 Brené Brown The Positive thinking movement arrived in Sweden when
I was a teenager. I heard the idea ... When I read Barbara Ehrenreich's book
Bright-Sided9, some years ago it was a great relief. I became clear ... Hazelden
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Complaints And Disorders

Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 1558616950
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New edition of this bestselling book about the history of sexism in the medical profession.