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Science shows that intentional acts can be used to induce good
feeling. It also suggests having at least three times as many
positive emotions as negative ones can have a lasting impact on our
happiness. So why not work on getting this balance right for you
and those around you?
Feeling positive emotions make us happy in the short term and experiencing enough of them helps to build our wellbeing and our ability to cope in tough times. So feeling good now helps us feel good in the future too. And more, this can have a positive knock-on effect for others.
3. Put together a positive pack
4. Keep it up. Mix it up.
Based on Barbara Fredrickson's research on positive emotions - summarised in lay terms in her book: Fredrickson, B. L. (2009). Positivity: Groundbreaking research reveals how to embrace the hidden strength of positive emotions, overcome negativity, and thrive. New York: Crown Publishing Group.
Discover the power of the 3-to-1 Ratio with Dr. Barbara Fredrickson
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Positive emotions make us more resilient
"I've been able to show that fear closes down our minds and
our hearts, whereas positive emotions literally open our minds and
hearts... they really change our mindsets and our
Dr. Barbara Fredrickson
Professor of Psychology, University of North Carolina
"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are
the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom"
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