Positive Thinking

The Brian Lehrer Show

Laboratory for Love

Friday, January 25, 2013

Barbara Fredrickson, professor of psychology and director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the author of Love 2.0: How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do, and Become, talks about her research into "love" and its effects on health and happiness.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Oliver Burkeman discusses how our constant effort to eliminate the negative can cause us to feel anxious, insecure, and unhappy. In The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking, Burkeman talks to life coaches, maverick security experts, and “backwards” business gurus, who suggest that happiness and success can come from embracing things we spend our lives trying to avoid.

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