The Thriving Program is based on the research and experience of numerous psychologists and mindfulness experts. While some of the material comes from research papers several of the prominent researchers and practitioners have produced books that pull together years of research into one handy resource. Below is a list of those books with links to where you can buy them.
Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being by Seligman, Martin E. P.
The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom by Haidt, Jonathan
Introducing Mindfulness: A Practical Guide by Watt, Tessa