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The Secrets of Happy Families : Eight Keys to Building a Lifetime of Connection and Contentment: Haltzman, Scott/ Di Geronimo, Theresa Foy: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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The Secrets of Happy Families : Eight Keys to Building a Lifetime of Connection and Contentment
The Secrets of Happy Families : Eight Keys to Building a Lifetime of Connection and Contentment
Publisher : Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
Published Date : 2009/06
Binding : Hardcover
ISBN : 9780470377109

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A31503200 A37384000
Place of Publication: United States
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Review:
Library Journal - Starred Reviews 1997 (And Ongoing)
Baker & Taylor Forecast - June 2009
Core Adult 600
LJ Reviews 2009 May #2
Baker & Taylor Booking Ahead (Adult) May 2009
Table of Contents
 
Acknowledgments                                    vii
Introduction                                       1
Chapter 1 What Is a Family?                        7
Chapter 2 What Is Happiness?                       19
Secret 1 Happy Families... Stick Together          28
Secret 2 Happy Families... Commit and              57
Communicate
Secret 3 Happy Families... Lean                    80
Secret 4 Happy Families... Teach to and Learn      100
from Children
Secret 5 Happy Families... Blend                   131
Secret 6 Happy Families... Handle Conflict         155
Secret 7 Happy Families... Bounce                  183
Secret 8 Happy Families... Breathe                 206
Epilogue: Happy Families ... Evolve                227
Appendix: Aggregate Results of the Happy Family    231
Survey
Notes                                              243
About the Authors                                  251
Index                                              253
 

Proven ways to create a more loving family Research proves that happy families are good for health, longevity, peace of mind, productivity, and success. In The Secrets of Happy Families, Scott Haltzman offers an original approach to building family contentment that works for families of all ethnicities and make-ups--two-parent, single-parent, blended, childless, or same-sex couple. He provides a “positive psychology" way of solving family problems through strategy and leadership, including knowing and accepting who you are, taking a leadership role in loving and united relationships, building a network of support in extended families and communities, and making quality time for fun, adventures, holidays, and rituals. Scott Haltzman, MD (Providence, RI), is a veteran psychiatrist with an active private practice and university-based clinic. Theresa Foy DiGeronimo (Hawthorne, NJ) is the author of more than 50 books on parenting and education. Together, they are the authors of The Secrets of Happily Married Men (978-0-7879-9414-3) and The Secrets of Happily Married Women (978-0-7879-9612-3).

Contents
Acknowledgments. Introduction. Chapter 1What Is Happiness? Secret 1: Happy Families Stick Together. Secret 2: Happy Families Commit and Communicate. Secret 3: Happy Families Lean. Secret 4: Happy Families Teach to and Learn from Children. Secret 5: Happy Families Blend. Secret 6: Happy Families Handle Conflict. Secret 7: Happy Families Bounce. Secret 8: Happy Families Breathe. Happy Families Evolve: An Epilogue. Appendix: Aggregate Results of the Happy Family Survey. Notes. About the Authors. Index.and Abandonment on the L.A. Nightscape Chapter 4 A Fascism of Desire Chapter 5 The Call from Morris Kight Chapter 6 Old Scars on a New Body Chapter 7 The Next Generation Chapter 8 Afterword Chapter 9 Appendix I: On Methods and Methodology Chapter 10 Appendix II: Interviews Chapter 11 Bibliography Chapter 12 IndexNation and States, 1872-1913 Chapter 6 The Filipino Colonial State, 1902-1946 Chapter 7 All Politics is Local, 1946-1964 Chapter 8 Marcos, 1965-1986 Chapter 9 Democratization, 1986-2000 Chapter 10 Twenty-first-Century Philippine Politics