Barbara Fredrickson’s research featured in New York Times article
April 10, 2017
The article discusses the importance of positive moments and emotions to create a healthy life, that “micro-moments of positivity” increase happiness and protects individuals from stress and anxiety. The research suggests that well-being and positive self-care can be learned. The article closes with eight practices described to “foster positive emotions.”
Frederickson is a member of the Center’s Research Advisory Board and Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.