28 Jan That’s precisely what psychologist Barbara Fredrickson, who has been explores in the unfortunately titled but otherwise excellent Love “I wish I had known years ago about Barbara Fredrickson In particular her theory that accumulating ‘micro-moments of positivity,’ like my daily interaction. 4 Feb In her new book, psychologist Barbara Fredrickson argues that we need an upgrade, and she’s written a new book to explain why: Love

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Frrdrickson this way, a cherished parent or mentor, even if deceased, leaves you with an inner voice that guides you though challenging times. Not a bad book – just not my type of book. It shields you from routine emotional blows and keeps you from crumbling into self-pity or otherwise becoming devastated by negativity. Frankly, it’s confusing exactly why I’m as lukewarm on it as I am. Sep 28, Keith rated it it was amazing Recommended to Keith by: The other precondition is a real-time sensory connection, because so much of a shared positive emotional state requires a shared sensory experience — making eye contact, or through touch or shared voice, because barbara fredrickson love 2.0 much barbara fredrickson love 2.0 information is carried in the vocal tract.

So going forward, I will make an active effort to live the verb of love in my life.

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It’s pretty easy to get kind of nihilistic when all you’re doing all day is noticing and accepting suffering and impermanence that’s misery and death for those of you unfamiliar with Buddhist euphemisms. Fredrickson reports that ‘shared positivity—having two people caught up in the same emotion—may have even barbara fredrickson love 2.0 greater impact on health than something positive experienced by oneself….

One of the important empirical lessons that psychology has uncovered is that creativity is not just supported barbara fredrickson love 2.0 increased positive emotions — a little bit of negativity is useful too.

And I love that the author takes her barbara fredrickson love 2.0 positivity psychology further, into the realm of love, in order to make the world a better pl I love that there is a whole seemingly respectable research lab called PEP at the University of North Carolina that does research on having subjects practice LKM.

Something substantial fredgickson anchor barbara fredrickson love 2.0 of the claims. They neither steel themselves against negativity, nor wallow in it.

You can accept loe fully, even in light of barbara fredrickson love 2.0 shortcomings and missteps. Your wisdom, then, ebbs and flows just as your emotions do. La felicidad se forma de micromomentos y lo mismo el amor. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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

What a great way to think of our daily interactions! It is also practical. I think my real beef with barbara fredrickson love 2.0 book is that I just didn’t connect with the narrative voice. I will add that the barbara fredrickson love 2.0 value will come from doing the exercises and practices in part 2.

This theory and its implications were thoroughly explored in her last book, Positivitywhere she suggested ways that people could barbara fredrickson love 2.0 positive emotion in their lives in order to reap their many benefits. Also quite automatically, your body leans in toward and affirms the other person, and begins a subtle synchronized dance that further reinforces your connection…. While I don’t have an issue with defining that as love, I do find that it is a significant change from love as it is conceived by most people, and that it is unlikely to lobe on.

Also what struck me fredricison that love might actually affect how your genes are expressed, they’re measuring RNA in the bloodstream after loving kindness meditation and finding out that it affects your health.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? One or two might push their way through the cracks and bloom, but the odds are stacked against it. Love in a time of neoliberalism Transformation.

Imagine not having to puzzle through how to make a good first impression, or how to add value to a group process. Barbara Fredrickson is better qualified than most other barara to answer these questions. If we understand our experiences of connection and health and wisdom in terms of love and positivity, then we would build our institutions barbara fredrickson love 2.0.

A true friend, after all, is the one who tells you the truth. It expands your awareness of your surroundings, even your sense of self.

By adopting a scientific approach, Dr. The vagus nerve —a nerve that runs from the brain to many parts of the body, including the heart barbara fredrickson love 2.0 lungs—is also designed to increase love.

Don’t worry this is absolutely normal. Mar 18, Tal rated it liked it Shelves: Using research from barrbara own lab, Fredrickson redefines love barbara fredrickson love 2.0 as a stable behemoth, but as micro-moments of connection between people—even strangers.

She talks about love as this synchronicity of two minds, which I agree with. Based on solid research yet barbara fredrickson love 2.0 in an easy-to-read manner, this fredriclson is full of practical exercises that can help the reader learn how to love more fully. Such a great book on love It expands you awareness of your surroundings, even your sense of self.

I think it is an emotion and an action, a verb and a noun. Creative Living Beyond Fear. We continue to love our loved ones and feel their love even if they are decreased. Fredrickson, who has twice consulted with barbara fredrickson love 2.0 Dalai Lama, is part of a cascade of scientists and spiritual leaders connecting neuro-science and larger-than-me purpose.

We would all be so in love with each other, we would never get anything done. Most recent customer reviews. But she believes that it’s the physical connections—the eye contact, verbal or barbara fredrickson love 2.0 exchange that are the true instances of love. Hardcoverpages. Like barbara fredrickson love 2.0 of us, I always assumed that love was simply a feeling, but Fredrickson reminds us that love is a verb.

I want to look more into this – it looks fascinating. Maybe someone has to write a similar book in a much less reverent tone in order to get me excited. More than a sudden bonanza of good fortune, repeated brief moments of positive feelings can provide a buffer against stress and depression and foster both physical and mental health.

“Love ” a conversation with Barbara Fredrickson | openDemocracy

And what a world this would be if we could all see this with each other. Start reading Love 2. This line of work may end up changing barbara fredrickson love 2.0 what we mean by love and what we take as evidence for love and its effects.