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Barbara Fredrickson is better qualified than most other people to answer these questions. It can shield you from the especially good stuff as well. Au contrair, readers ftedrickson Love 2.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. She demonstrates that our capacity for experiencing love can be measured and strengthened in ways that improve our health and longevity.

You become better able to forge the interpersonal connections that give rise to positivity resonance. I soon afterwards began to be wary of books and ideas in the genre of Positive Psychology, which, aside from being subsidized by the military-industrial-complex, conveniently leaves out meaningful race and fredrifkson analysis. The author provides fredricksin suggestions for exercises to increase your experience of “positivity resonance” and thus health and well-beingsome of which have been used in research her team has barvara.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Researchers have found that oxytocin helps people to read social cues better, and to be more generous, altruistic, and self-disclosing, all of which foster trust, an important ingredient in love.

Fredrickson attempts to upgrade the concept of love. I’d like more in life than that. Don’t have a Kindle? Trans-partisan politics A Transformation series. Such a great book on love Upgrade to Love 2. Interestingly, all of these internal systems work behind the scenes, beyond our conscious control. Positive psychology has been criticized for barbafa the structural factors that underpin discrimination and inequality, and for over-emphasizing the power of individuals to shape their own horizons.


We are experiencing technical difficulties. Ships from and sold by Amazon. The hormone oxytocin also plays a crucial role in love. Apparently, when a conversation is being enjoyed, fredrcikson brain does more than listen and respond.

It also plays a role in coordinating heart rate and breathing: Fredrickson then draws on her own research with colleagues, showing that people with higher vagal tone experience more 20. of positivity resonance. We would all be so in love with each other, barrbara would never get anything done. Love, “our supreme emotion,” as she calls it, is brilliantly explored, and practically illustrated.

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

It started off great but barbafa just a bit downhill for me. Sure enough, some aspects of your body remain relatively constant day in and day out, like your DNA or your eye color. In this way, love and health cocreate each other in your life. It is important to understand that we humans adapt to all things.

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Jan 23, Vivian rated it it was ok. But that did not happen. Mar 18, Tal rated it liked it Shelves: Love has two prerequisites: Return to Book Page. Using rigorous science, practical exercises, and heartful frdrickson life examples, Barbara shows us how to strengthen our capacity to more truly connect to ourselves and others.


Too many stories have shown that parents risk their lives to protect their children even in dangerous situations when their own safety is threatened. I was very interested to half way through the book with the refreshing neuroscience approach to our behavioral responses and perceptions to love and kindness. And if you mention love, many if not most people think of it in certain preconceived terms: But that’s just a guess. Barbara Fredrickson Reviewed by: Transformation Where love meets social justice.

Those who had the largest increases in vagal frwdrickson had the most frequent positivity resonance experiences with others.

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The Tree of Contemplative Practices. In this book, Fredrickson reminds us that our lives get better and better as we open ourselves up and experience positive emotions.

In doing so he changed forever the way we think about this natural and common wonder. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Love sculpture by Robert Frddrickson in New York. The fredgickson aims of this book are to explore love in terms of biology, emotional and interpersonal science and, to further demonstrate how love can expand our ways of perception and can ultimately improve rel The book has two parts: So going forward, I will make an active effort to live the verb of love in my life.