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The happiness curve : why life gets better after 50 / Jonathan Rauch.

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  • 14 of 17 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 155.6 RAU (Text) 33118000185687 Adult: New Book Checked out 12/19/2018
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  • ISBN: 9781250078803
  • Physical Description: viii, 244 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Color illustrations on lining papers.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-230) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The voyage of life: Thomas Cole's journey--and mine -- What makes us happy (and doesn't): the strange illogic of life satisfaction -- A timely discovery: how unsuspecting economists (and apes) found the happiness curve -- The shape of the river: time, happiness, and the curve of the U -- The expectations trap: midlife malaise is often about nothing -- The paradox of aging: why getting old makes you happier -- Crossing toward wisdom: the happiness curve has a purpose, and it's social -- Helping ourselves: how to get through the U -- Helping each other: bringing midlife out of the closet -- Epilogue: Gratitude.
Summary, etc.:
"Draws on cutting-edge scientific studies to discuss the U-shaped trajectory of happiness, which declines from the optimism of youth before surging upward again after age fifty, and offers ways to endure the slump during midlife." --From
Subject: Midlife crisis.
Middle age > Psychological aspects.
Interpersonal relations.

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