I didn't want to make the Happiness Hypothesis a self-help book with lists of specific things you can do to make yourself happier. But I have such a list, and here it is.
Here is some information on how to learn about your strengths and then apply them at work.
Here's how to use the book when teaching a psychology class.
See a list of my favorite readings related to each chapter of The Happiness Hypothesis -- the books I would recommend to a wide audience.
Read some of my research articles that were discussed in The Happiness Hypothesis.
Here is the story of how the elephant photo was taken.
Go to my academic home page at New York University.
Learn more about positive psychology
Get involved in research on positive psychology
Here are some videos that illustrate some of the principles in the book:
Ch. 7: The Uses of Adversity
--Amy Purdy, at TED, on losing her legs and finding her purpose
Overview of the book's "big ideas": a 10 minute video from PhilosophersNotes, which lists The Happiness Hypothesis as one of the best personal growth books ever.