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Robert Emmons, Ph.D.
Prof Researcher, author, & speaker, science of gratitude & joy. Editor-in-Chief,The Journal of Positive Psychology. Science consultant
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 21
"We cannot wrap our minds around grace, we have to wrap our lives around grace. We have to be all in on grace."
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 20
Gratitude matters not because it improves performance. Lots of things do that. Gratitude matters because it is the truest approach to life.
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Katherine Thorn Feb 16
Gratitude matters for connection, happiness, and health! Those grateful have higher self-esteem, more self-control, and better sleep!
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 15
“Reality is not exhausted by knowledge. Inaccessible to research are the ultimate facts.” —Abraham Heschel
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 14
"Gratitude magnifies the sweet parts of life and diminishes the painful ones. It is the wellspring of both humility and ambition, the magnetic pole for prudence, the platform for courage, the inducement to charity and mercy."
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 13
Gratitude powers self-esteem in athletes, but only in those who believe their coach is supportive and responsive:
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 9
tough as nails 💪💪 worth staying up late 4
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 7
Road warriors well-done guys, solid W!
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 7
"Gratitude elevates what is most admirable and noble in human nature. It invites us to take a deeper look at who we are and the place that we hold in the scheme of life." Elfers & Hlava, The Spectrum of Gratitude. They nailed it!
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 5
My pleasure. Doug Abrams was incredible!
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 4
"Joy lives not in the thoughts of tomorrow, but in the grateful acceptance and celebration of today." -Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
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Yale Women’s Basketball Feb 2
This will never get old.
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 2
Need a win here. Les go! 🏀
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 2
“The three factors that seem to have the greatest influence on increasing our happiness are our ability to reframe our situation more positively, our ability to experience gratitude, and our choice to be kind and generous.” Facts! ― Dalai Lama XIV,
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Feb 1
Join me and panelists author Doug Abrams, campus minister , UCD alumna Gina Mussallam & Prof. Jann Murray-Garcia for a panel discussion of joy and community building Monday 2/4 pm free admission!
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Jan 31
If you struggle with chronic pain, addiction, or other afflictions, this daily devotional is for you. I had the privilege of writing the Foreword. A beautiful, affirming book from a wise and compassionate therapist, Dr. Bruce Singer.
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Jan 29
"Gave the professor millions." It doesn't exactly work like that, but love it.
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Jan 29
Trouble keeping gratitude goals 4 weeks into the new year? Resolve to focus on the good being done for you, not on what you need to do. Focusing on your gratitude performance is counter-productive.
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Jan 29
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Jan 27
International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019.
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