With all the advances we’ve made in medicine, we are likely to live much longer than our parents and grandparents. However, living long doesn’t necessarily mean living ‘well’. For the additional years to be a gift and not a curse we need to flourish in several key areas of our lives. Martin Seligman addresses this need in his most recent book, Flourish, A Visionary Understanding of Happiness and Wellbeing.
After reading Seligman’s book and becoming convinced of the importance of this approach particularly at this stage of my life, I discovered to my delight that Cheryl Rickman has written The Flourish Handbook. This guide provides concrete guidance to building a life of wellbeing in five key areas