Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 July 2018

176 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190637163

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Feeling Good by Doing Good

A Guide to Authentic Self-Esteem and Well-Being

Christopher Mruk

  • Offers a new evidence-based approach to defining, understanding, and increasing what is known as "authentic self-esteem"
  • Presents the view that self-esteem is not just feeling good about oneself - rather, it comes from taking specific actions to earn positive self-regard
  • Shows connections between healthy self-esteem, positive psychology, and well-being
  • Features vignettes, exercises, and thought-provoking self-assessments for the reader