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Does Your Dark Side Have an Upside?

Sep 6, 2019


This week, we're reviewing the 2017 Audible bestseller The Upside Of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self – Not Just Your “Good” Self – Drives Success and Fulfillment, by Todd Kashdan, Ph. D., and Robert Biswas-Diener, Dr. Philos.

This book was listed in New York Magazine’s Best Psychology Books from 2014.It’s also been referenced on CNN, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Forbes, Fast Company, Psychology Today, and Oprah Magazine.

And let us tell you -- it is like a love letter to your "negative" emotions! WE LOVE THIS BOOK!

Lisa walks us through each chapter during this two-part Upside of Your Dark Side book review:

  • Chapter 1: The False Nose of Happiness
  • Chapter 2: The Rise of the Comfortable Class
  • Chapter 3: What’s So Good About Feeling Bad?
  • Chapter 4: How Positive Emotion Can Lead to Your Downfall
  • Chapter 5: Beyond the Obsession with Mindfulness
  • Chapter 6: The Teddy Effect
  • Chapter 7: The Whole Enchilada

If you like what you're hearing, you can purchase the book here!

You can also learn more about Todd Kashdan and Rob Biswas-Diener

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May your dark side be abundant :)!

Misty & Lisa