Learned Hopefulness (eBook)
People who suffer from low mood or depression often lose hope—in themselves and the world—and, as a result, they spiral deeper and deeper into major depression. In Learned Hopefulness, psychologist Dan Tomasulo offers strengths-based practices grounded in positive psychology to help readers break the cycle of depression, improve resiliency and motivation, and move past feelings of hopelessness.
“The perfect recipe for fulfillment, joy, peace, and expansion of awareness.” —Deepak Chopra, MD, author of MetahumanCultivate hope with strengths-based practices grounded in positive psychology.If you suffer from depression, sub-clinical depression, or low mood, you may have days where you feel like you’ve lost hope—hope that you’ll ever feel better, that the world will be a better place, or that you’ll someday find the happiness that always seems to elude you. You aren’t alone. Many people struggle with feelings of sadness and hopelessness—especially in our difficult, modern world. The good news is that you can change.Learned Hopefulness offers powerful exercises grounded in evidence-based positive psychology to help you identify your strengths; ditch the self-limiting beliefs that diminish your capacity for positivity; and increase feelings of motivation, resiliency, and wellness. You’ll also learn to untangle yourself from rumination over past negative events, while shifting your perspective to the present moment and anticipating your future through a more positive lens.With this unique, compassionate, and life-affirming guide, you’ll find the tools you need to break free from hopelessness and start living a life of happiness and vitality.