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Loveologist Radio: Positivity Quest Beginnings

Loveologist Radio: Positivity Quest Beginnings

Change your thinking, change your life.  This week’s enlightening discussion is with Barbara Fredrickson, a Psychology Professor and lead investigator at the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Laboratory (a.k.a. PEP Lab) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  We discuss her research and book, Positivity, and provide the basic tools anyone can use to make their life and relationships flourish.

Her book was the launching pad for my positivity quest and this conversation about how changing your mind changes your life you lead might just inspire you to your own positivity quest. Her work is life changing.

Barbara reveals how positive emotions, can and do tip the scales toward a life of flourishing. Barb describes, through both story and strong scientific data, how positive emotions evolved for our human ancestors and how, today, they vitally shape people’s health and well-being.  This month she had the honor of  presenting her research to His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  Her work provides the fundamental tools for creating the skills to make any life a more positive experience.

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Wendy Strgar

Wendy Strgar, founder and CEO of Good Clean Love, is a loveologist who writes and lectures on Making Love Sustainable, a green philosophy of relationships which teaches the importance of valuing the renewable resources of love, intimacy and family.  In her new book, Love that Works: A Guide to Enduring Intimacy,  she tackles the challenging issues of sustaining relationships and healthy intimacy with an authentic and disarming style and simple yet innovative adviceIt has been called "the essential guide for relationships."  The book is available on ebook.  Wendy has been married for 27 years to her husband, a psychiatrist, and lives with their four children ages 13- 22 in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.


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10:28PM PDT on Jun 9, 2013

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change .Wayne Dyer

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8:05AM PDT on Mar 12, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

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2:07AM PST on Mar 7, 2013

Great Read, Thanks So Much!

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3:52AM PST on Dec 23, 2012

Thank you :)

8:22AM PDT on Jul 31, 2012

It depends on one's circumstances, there are some situation where smile, be happy simply does not work and sugar coating things with looking on the positives if one has just gotten mugged, beaten or whatever is not going to work. There are times when anger over an unjust situation leads to action in changing something that does not work. Some will say that is using positive energy to effect change. Perhaps.

There are many times when looking at a situation from positive angle does help, it really depends on each situation and how things are going.

12:43AM PDT on May 28, 2012

Thanks for the article.

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