A unique whole-life plan for navigating these ever-changing times and living a happy, productive and successful life
Centennials. Millennials. Gen X'ers. Baby boomers. Traditionalists. We are in an era that loves a label at a time when how we actually live has never been more fluid.
Unlike previous generations, we no longer expect to leave education forever in our early twenties; to be ready for the mortgage and 2.4 children by the time we hit thirty; to remain in one career till retirement; to give up on love or adventure or intellectual challenge as we age. It's exciting, liberating . . . and also, unsettling.
Drawing on fascinating psychological research on how we are affected by these ever-shifting goalposts The Complete Life is a radical new perspective on making the best of our lives. Distinguished psychologist Maureen Gaffney applies a unique full life approach to navigating these complicated times. In The Complete Life she:
- explores how our past, present and future are inextricably linked and how they influence each other in surprising and complex ways;
- explains what motivates us to grow and develop and be at our best at every age and stage;
- suggests how we can sustain our most important relationships and also manage the key elements of our lives - learning, working, mental and physical wellbeing - in every decade.
The Complete Life is full of lively examples and concrete strategies. It is an inspirational, timely and essential manual for 21st-century living by the renowned author of the Number One bestseller, Flourishing.
A realistic approach to positive thinking
It is the science and professional experience at Gaffney's disposal that makes her book so relevant ... presented in such a friendly and persuasive way that it's hard to resist