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Positivity

by Barbara Fredrickson

One of the leading members of the positive psychology movement draws on cutting-edge research and lab-tested tools to explain: * Why positivity is more important than happiness * How it relieves depression, broadens minds, and builds lives * How to tap into your own sources of positivity With Positivity, you'll learn to see new possibilities, bounce back from setbacks, connect with others, and become the best version of yourself.

Positivity

by Barbara Fredrickson

One of the leading members of the positive psychology movement draws on cutting-edge research and lab-tested tools to explain: Why positivity is more important than happiness How it relieves depression, broadens minds, and builds lives How to tap into your own sources of positivity With Positivity, you'll learn to see new possibilities, bounce back from setbacks, connect with others, and become the best version of yourself.

Positivity: Groundbreaking Research Reveals How to Embrace the Hidden Strength of Positive Emotions, Overcome Negativity, and Thrive

by Barbara Fredrickson

World renowned researcher Dr. Barbara Fredrickson gives you the lab-tested tools necessary to create a healthier, more vibrant, and flourishing life through a process she calls "the upward spiral." You'll discover: * What positivity is, and why it needs to be heartfelt to be effective * The ten sometimes surprising forms of positivity * Why positivity is more important than happiness * How positivity can enhance relationships, work, and health, and how it relieves depression, broadens minds, and builds lives * The top-notch research that backs the 3-to-1 "positivity ratio" as a key tipping point * That your own sources of positivity are unique and how to tap into them * How to calculate your current positivity ratio, track it, and improve it. With Positivity, you'll learn to see new possibilities, bounce back from setbacks, connect with others, and become the best version of yourself.

Positivity: Groundbreaking Research to Release Your Inner Optimist and Thrive

by Barbara Fredrickson

Drawing on more than twenty years of scientific research into positive emotions, world renowned researcher Dr Barbara Fredrickson shows us that attaining positivity is not about striving to be an annoyingly and unnaturally cheerful `Pollyanna'. Rather, it is about putting into practice the `3-to-1 ratio' of positive to negative emotions, the crucial tipping point that will enable you to embark on an `upward spiral' towards a healthier, more vibrant, and flourishing life.

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