There is more to becoming positive than you might think...

The book Positivity: Top-Notch Research Reveals the Upward Spiral That Will Change Your Lifeby Barbara Fredrickson is filled with information and great ideas for increasing your “positivity ratio.” As the sub-title says, this is groundbreaking research that reveals how to embrace the hidden strength of positive emotions, overcome negativity, and thrive.

 I don't know about you, but being lost in negative emotions has never contributed anything positive to my life or those around me.