29 Mar 2011

The positivity ratio - Barbara Fredrickson

From Nine To Noon, 10:13 am on 29 March 2011

Increasing your daily diet of positive emotions also transforms people for the better; builds their resources, builds their resilience, builds their social networks, builds their health, on a physiological level.

Leading social psychologist on the science of happiness and the value of cultivating positive emotions. She discovered that experiencing positive emotions in a 3-to-1 ratio with negative ones leads people to a tipping point beyond which they naturally become more resilient to adversity.