What is positivity, positive psychology and the Positivity Ratio?
Dr. Barbara Fredrickson discovered that experiencing positive emotions in a 3-to-1 ratio with negative ones leads people to a tipping point beyond which they naturally become more resilient to adversity and effortlessly achieve what they once could only imagine.
In this video, Psych Central’s Ask the Therapists Daniel J. Tomasulo, Ph.D. & Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. discuss the benefits of positivity and understanding how the positivity ratio might help you in your own life.
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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 17 May 2012
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Grohol, J. (2012). Video: On Positivity and the Positivity Ratio. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 25, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2012/05/18/video-on-positivity-and-the-positvity-ratio/