Bibliography – all neatened up!

December 20, 2011 § Leave a comment


Nick Powdthavee, The Happiness Equation: The Surprising Economics Of Our Most Valuable Asset (London: Icon Books, 2011).

Alain De Botton, Status Anxiety (London: Penguin Books, 2004).

Neil Scott and Sandi Mann, This book has feelings: Adventures in the Philosophy and Psychology of your Mind (London: Quid Publishing, 2010).

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Flow: The Classic Work on How To Achieve Happiness (London: Rider, 2002).

Winifred Gallagher, Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life (New York: Penguin Group, 2009).

Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener, Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth, (Malden: Blackwell, 2008).

Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D., Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment (New York: Free Press, 2002).

Tony Fry, Design As Politics (Oxford: Berg, 2011).

“Why Negative Emotions Can Be Our Best Friends,” Psychologies Magazine [London], Nov. 2011: 96.

Suzann Pileggi Pawelski, “The Many Faces of Happiness,” Scientific American Mind [New York], Sept./Oct. 2011: P51-55

“Martin Seligman on Positive Psychology,” Ted Talks, Jul 2008, 29 Nov. 2011

“Initial investigation into Subjective Well-being from the Opinions Survey,” Office of National Statistics, 1 Dec. 2011, 13 Dec. 2011

The Happy Planet Index 2.0, New Economics Foundation, 2009, 20 Dec. 2011

The Happiness Formula, BBC Two, London, 3 May 2006 – 7 June 2006.

Making Slough Happy, BBC Two, London, 15 Nov. 2005 – 6 Dec. 2005.

Further reading

Annie Leonard, The Story Of Stuff (London: Constable & Robinson Ltd., 2010).

Victor Papanek, Design For The Real World (London: Thames and Hudson Ltd., 1991).

Michael Eid and Randy J. Larsen, The Science of Subjective Well-Being (New York: Guilford Press, 2008).

Robert Epstein, “Fight the Frazzled Mind,” Scientific American Mind [New York], Sept./Oct. 2011: 30-35

Bruce Hood, “Mine!: Passion for Possessions,” Scientific American Mind [New York], Sept./Oct. 2011: 56-63

Terry Marks with Matthew Porter, Good Design (Beverly, MA: Rockport Publishers, Inc. 2009).

William Lidwell, Kritina Holden and Jill Butler, Universal Principles of Design (Beverly, MA: Rockport Publishers, Inc., 2003).

Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road (London: Methuen, 2001).

F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Diamond As Big As The Ritz and Other Stories (Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Editions Ltd., 1994).

Earnest Hemingway, Fiesta: The Sun Also Rises (London: Vintage, 2005).

John Martin’s The Apocalypse Exhibition, “The Fall of Babylon,” Tate Britain, London, 2011.

“Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi on flow,” Ted Talks, Oct. 2008, 29 Nov. 2011

Elizabeth Scott, M.S., “Cortisol and Stress: How to Stay Healthy,” Stress Management, 22 Sept. 2011, 30 Nov. 2011

Marina Kamenev, “Rating Countries for the Happiness Factor,” Bloomberg Business Week, 11 Oct. 2006, 11 Dec. 2011

Duncan Clark, “Why is our consumption falling?”, The Guardian, 31 Oct. 2011, 1 Nov. 2011

Richard McKeever, “My Bowes Park”, Bowes & Bounds Connected, 10 Apr. 2011, 21 Oct. 2011

Martin Seligman, “Authentic Happiness,” The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, 2006, 13 Dec. 2011

“Positive Psychology Research,” John Templeton Foundation: Supporting science, investing in the big questions, 2010, 13 Dec. 2011

iOpener, 13 Dec 2011

“Living with less: wellbeing in the slump”, The Guardian, 1 Dec. 2011, 1 Dec. 2011

Steve Doughty, “A £2m bill to find out that most of us are fairly happy”, The Mail Online, 2 Dec 2011, 2 Dec 2011–2m-Britons-fairly-happy.html

Sasha Kerr, “Richard Layard on Happiness @ The School Of Life,” The Happiness Project London: A journey to the smiley side of London life, 25 Jan. 2011, 13 Dec. 2011

Action for Happiness, 13 Dec 2011

“Test your happiness,” BBC News, Programmes: The Happiness Formula, 8 Mar. 2006, 13 Dec 2011

DIY Happiness, 13 Dec 2011

There’s a Riot Going On, conference, 1 Dec. 2011.

Samuel Carlisle, Interview on the London Protests, 28 Oct. 2011.

All images are the author’s own unless stated here.

Leah Dieterich, “Thx thx thx: a thank you note a day,” 5 Dec. 2011, 13 Dec. 2011

“Why Negative Emotions Can Be Our Best Friends,” Psychologies Magazine [London], Nov. 2011: 96.

Graphic Inspiration

Ellen Lupton, Thinking With Type, Second Edition (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2010).

Paul Arden, Whatever You Think, Think The Opposite (London: Penguin, 2006).

Marshall McLuhan, The Medium is the Massage (London: Penguin, 2008).

Thomas Thwaites, The Toaster Project (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2011).


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