Positivity: Groundbreaking Research Reveals How To Embrace the Hidden Strength of Positive Emotions, Overcome Negativity, and Thrive

Discover the real power of positivity

World renowned researcher Dr. Barbara Fredrickson gives you the lab-tested tools necessary to create a healthier, more vibrant, and flourishing life. She 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. With Positivity, you’ll learn to see new possibilities, bounce back from setbacks, connect with others, and become the best version of yourself.

What's your ratio?
80% of Americans fall short of the 3-to-1 positivity ratio that predicts flourishing. Click here to take Barb's 2-minute on-line quiz and see how you score.
The Value of Positivity Ratios
Click here to read Barb's latest thinking on the value of computing positivity ratios, updated in 2013.
Positivity Book Cover
Photo of Dr. Barbara Fredrickson
Photo by Jeff Chappell

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