Creating Your Best Life
The Ultimate Life List Guide
By Caroline Adams Miller (Author), Michael B. Frisch (Author)
For the first time, the science of positive psychology meets the science of goal accomplishment! Comprehensive and evidence-based, Creating Your Best Life breaks new ground in revealing how happiness and success are interconnected. With dozens of interactive exercises and quizzes, it helps readers identify their most cherished needs, ambitions, and wishes so they can take control of their environment and maximize their chances of success. The authors’ unique “life list coaching” explains, step by step, how to set goals in 16 key areas—including love relationships, family, health, work, self-esteem, friendship, money, problem-solving, and creativity—that inspire people to live their lives more consciously, productively, and joyfully.
PRAISEPraise for Creating Your Best Life
“A classic in goal setting.” —Mehmet C. Oz, MD
“Caroline Miller brings together positive psychology research and hands-on exercises into a unique mix, a manual for defining one’s life goals and making strides toward achieving them." —Deepak Chopra
“This powerful book brings together the latest scientific research on goal setting and well-being and presents it in an engaging way anyone can follow to create a better life.”—James Pawelski, PhD, Director of Education and Senior Scholar, Positive Psychology Center, University of Pennsylvania -
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP, is one of the world’s leading experts on the science behind successful goal setting. A Harvard graduate with a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and TEDx speaker, Miller has authored six books, including Getting Grit. She teaches at Wharton Business School’s Executive Education program and has worked with clients around the world, including Morgan Stanley, Lululemon, The Wharton School/UPENN, RE/MAX, Booz Allen, Young Presidents’ Organization, Harvard Law School, and American Bankers Association. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, BBC, NPR, and CNN. To learn more about Caroline Adams Miller, visit carolinemiller.com.
Dr. Michael B. Frisch has been a professor, positive psychology coach, and clinical psychologist in Baylor University's Department of Psychology and Neuroscience for more than 20 years. He developed the Quality of Life Inventory or QOLI®, a well-validated measure of life satisfaction.