We all know love matters, but in this groundbreaking book positive emotions expert Barbara Fredrickson shows us how much. Even more than happiness and . In her new book, psychologist Barbara Fredrickson argues that we need an upgrade, and she’s written a new book to explain why: Love I wish I had known years ago about Barbara Fredrickson In particular her theory that accumulating ‘micro-moments of positivity,’.

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They neither steel themselves against negativity, nor wallow in it. Aug 26, Nicole Taylor rated it it was amazing. Perhaps it’s just to darn self serious. Barbara Fredrickson is better qualified than most other people to answer these questions.

Love 2.0: How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do, and Become

Meaning love must constantly be renewed, re-created, re-entered. Want to buy the book or learn more? Inspired by Your Browsing History.

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Feb 15, Vassilena rated it it was ok Shelves: One person found this helpful. I would have thought love would be a hard thing frevrickson study scientifically but with brain scanning technology it apparently can be studied objectivly. While infused with love you see fewer distinctions between you and others.


What a great way to think of our daily interactions! Published January 24th by Avery first published January 1st Still, I won’t say there is no value to be parsed out, but I can’t recall anything specific about this book to name. While love can certainly catch you by surprise, like a sudden rain, unlike the weather, you can also seed and cultivate the conditions for love all on your own.

Resilient people, our studies have shown, are emotionally agile. Don’t worry this is absolutely normal. Feb 02, Deb rated it it was amazing.

Maybe someone, probably a guy, and not a sensitive new age guy SNAG needs to cover this topic in a more sober more butch voice in order for me to feel it all the way.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Love has two prerequisites: Positivity resonance allows you access to the wisdom of your past experiences and, fdedrickson generally, makes you intellectually sharper.

Read it Forward Read it first. Michael Edwards is a writer and activist based in upstate New York, and the editor of Transformation. At the same time, this reciprocal, upward spiral dynamic between mirco-moments of badbara and lasting changes in your health forges a path toward your higher spiritual sense of oneness.



I read most of it, but couldn’t stand it anymore. Love can even give you a palpable sense of oneness and connection, a transcendence that makes you feel part of something far larger than yourself.

Yet just as a steady diet of a wide range of fresh fruits and vegetables does indeed make you bxrbara, so does a steady diet of a wide range of loving moments. She starts with attachment theory, infant bonding, and the understanding of synchronization and desynchronization, specifically that positive emotions breed synchrony and depression does not.

Get the fredricksln of a meaningful life delivered to your inbox. Not only has Barbara Fredrickson dared to say that love is the most supreme pove all emotions, but she offers a wealth of scientific evidence and inspiring stories demonstrating that affective resonance is a key factor for our happiness and that of others. Feb 04, Angela rated it liked it. And we have the power to increase our ability to experience and give love more frequently in our lives!