Positive emotions expert Barbara Fredrickson investigates the importance of love in improving mental and physical health. Using research from her lab, Fredrickson redefines love as micro moments of connection possible between all people, demonstrating that capacity for love can be measured and strengthened to improve health and longevity. She also presents practices that allow love to be unlocked, to generate compassion and self soothe.
We all know love matters, but in this groundbreaking book positive emotions expert Barbara Fredrickson shows us how much. Even more than happiness and optimism, love holds the key to improving our mental and physical health as well as lengthening our lives. Using research from her own lab, Fredrickson redefines love not as a stable behemoth, but as micro-moments of connection between people, even strangers. She demonstrates that our capacity for experiencing love can be measured and strengthened in ways that improve our health and longevity. Finally, she introduces us to informal and formal practices to unlock love in our lives, generate compassion, and even self-soothe. Rare in its scope and ambitious in its message Love 2.0 will reinvent how you look at and experience our most powerful emotion.
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