America the Anxious

America the Anxious

How Our Pursuit of Happiness Is Creating A Nation of Nervous Wrecks

Book - 2016
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The author embarks on a pilgrimage to investigate how the national obessession with happiness infiltrates all areas of life, from religion to parenting, from the workplace to academia. She attends a Landmark Forum self-help course, visits Zappos headquarters in Las Vegas (a "happiness city"), looks into the academic "positive psychology movement" and spends time in Utah with Mormons, officially America's happiest people.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2016
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9781250071521
Branch Call Number: 306.097309 W577A 2016
Characteristics: 247 pages ; 22 cm


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