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Robert Emmons, Ph.D.
Prof Researcher, author, & speaker, science of gratitude & joy. Editor, The Journal of Positive Psychology. Consultant
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Dec 12
Gratitude and the brain: New study finds that grateful people have a larger cerebellum, facilitating mentalizing and autobiographical memory:
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Dec 11
Gratitude myths: It's merely positive thinking, it undercuts ambition, it makes us self-effacing, it's impossible in face of adversity. All false.
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HRAF Nov 21
Happy Thanksgiving from HRAF! 🦃🦃🦃 Have you seen our post on thanking and expressions of gratitude?
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Dec 7
The Time We Lose to Santa Claus (and Hanukkah Harry) | Psychology Today
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Dec 6
Replying to @DShorts_04
Facts!
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Dec 5
Gratitude is a practice into which we live, not an occasional feeling in response to a benefit we receive.
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Dec 4
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Dec 4
Gratitude does not always come easily or naturally. Even to Einstein.
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Dec 3
"Grace, the non-material aspect of giving and gratitude, is found in all societies. If it were not, these societies would fall apart." --Margaret Visser, The Gift of Thanks
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Dec 2
Gratitude rescues us from a complaint-based lifestyle to one focused on affirming the good and its origin.
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Nov 30
Agreed it’s not exhaustive. Science is a continually evolving and cumulative enterprise. Much more work needs to be done on the science AND spirit of gratitude.
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Nov 30
Replying to Not an exaggeration at all. The science of gratitude exploded because of the investments in it beginning in the late 1990's. Check out this graph of the acceleration of research starting then until present.
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Nov 29
The science of gratitude exists thanks to the vision and generosity of this man.
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Nov 29
"The discipline of gratitude is the explicit effort to acknowledge that all I am and have is given to me as a gift of love, a gift to be celebrated with joy.”
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Nov 27
"Love, like the other positive emotions (awe, joy, hope, gratitude), is religion without the side effects."--George E. Vaillant
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Nov 27
"There are two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind we feel for what we take (g); the larger kind we feel for what we give" (G). --Edwin Arlington Robinson
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Nov 25
"A grateful heart is a generous heart, and a generous heart is a liberated heart. Gratitude is the starting point." --One Way Love
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Nov 23
"We can express gratitude for a heritage not of narrow special interests, but of full-dimensional freedom." The link between gratitude, freedom, and flourishing:
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Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Nov 22
Loving all the gratitude articles this season of
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Acton Institute Nov 22
"Gratitude helps widen our vision of global trade to see it for what it really is: creative and productive fellowship with neighbors to meet human needs and cultivate creation."
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