Positivity

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Oneworld Publications, Jan 1, 2010 - Psychology - 288 pages
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.
 

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Contents

Waking Up to Positivity
Means Not Ends
What Is Positivity?
Broaden Your Mind
Build Your Best Future
Bounce Back from Lifes Challenges
The Positivity Ratio
PART II
Decrease Negativity
Increase Positivity
A New Toolkit
Flourishing
Positivity Self Test
Recommended Resources
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Dr Barbara Fredrickson is Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and principal investigator of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a leading scholar within social psychology, affective science, and positive psychology.

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