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In Positivity, Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D., details both how to increase positive emotions in your life along with the gigantic benefits of doing so. What might first appear to be nothing more than a “Don’t worry, be happy” tale is actually more of a life changer.

I think of positive emotions as nutrients. In the same way that we need to eat a variety of fruits and vegetables to be healthy, we need a variety of positive emotions in our daily experience to help us become more resourceful versions of ourselves" -Professor Barbara Fredrickson (university of N. Carolina)

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Barbara Fredrickson explains how positive emotions build our intellectual, psychological, physical and social resources to allow us to flourish.

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Photo of Dr. Barbara Fredrickson - world renowned researcher that discovered that experiencing positive emotions broadens people's minds and builds their resourcefulness in ways that help them become more resilient to adversity and effortlessly achieve what they once could only imagine...