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Change Nation: Dr. Robert Emmons (7/25/08)

Dr. Robert Emmons on Being Happier

7/25/08
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We've all met them: those wonderful individuals who seem to be positive and grateful in any situation no matter what happens. But what you might not know is YOU can be that person! On this episode of Change Nation, Ariane talks with gratitude and positive psychology expert Robert Emmons, Ph.D., author of Thanks! How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier. Emmons shares with us the secrets of remaining positive, and being grateful for everything life brings us. For more information on Robert Emmons, visit psychology.ucdavis.edu.


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