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Greater Good Gratitude Summit

Clips and full-session videos from the Greater Good Gratitude Summit on June 7, 2014, which highlighted new scientific insights from our Gratitude Research Fellows.

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The Science of a Meaningful Life Video Series

The Science of a Meaningful Life Video Series

Provocative talks and revealing interviews with leading experts on the science of happiness, compassion, mindfulness, and more.

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Parenting Videos

Parenting Videos

Christine Carter offers research-tested tools for happier, healthier kids and families.

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Education Videos

Education Videos

Videos exploring how to teach compassion, gratitude, mindfulness, and other keys to a meaningful life, including videos from our TEDxGoldenGateED event and the 2013 and 2014 GGSC Summer Institutes for Educators.

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Greater Good Event Videos

Greater Good Event Videos

Greater Good events have featured talks and discussions with some of the world's greatest minds, including Jonathan Kozol, Robert Reich, and Arlie Hochschild.

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Podcasts

The Greater Good Podcast

The Greater Good Podcast

Host Michael Bergeisen interviews leading researchers and thinkers on the roots of compassion, happiness, morality, and more. Provocative, enlightening, and inspiring.

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Happiness Matters Podcast

Happiness Matters Podcast

Dr. Christine Carter and Nurse Rona Renner give busy parents tips for raising happy children and leading more joyful lives as parents.

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Most...

  
  • Just One Thing: Be at Peace with the Pain of Others

    September 26, 2014

    We can feel threatened by another person's stress, says Rick Hanson. So how do you stay open, caring, and brave enough to help them?

  • When Does Power Hurt Romance?

    October 2, 2014

    Four new studies reveal how having power affects your willingness to walk in your partner's shoes.

  • What is a Good Life?

    October 1, 2014

    A new book explores what we know and don’t yet know about human nature and the role of the environment in shaping our moral character.

  
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The Evolutionary Roots of Compassion

The Evolutionary Roots of Compassion

Dacher Keltner explains why Darwin thought compassion is humans’ strongest instinct.

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The Greater Good Guide to Mindfulness

The Greater Good Guide to Mindfulness

This invaluable resource, a special benefit for GGSC members, offers insight into what mindfulness is, why it’s important, and how to teach it.

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Self-Compassion & the Cultivation of Happiness with Kristin Neff

International House, UC Berkeley campus
November 7, 2014
Self-Compassion & the Cultivation of Happiness with Kristin Neff

This day-long seminar led by self-compassion pioneer Kristin Neff, will offer strategies for cultivating self-compassion, boosting happiness, and reducing stress in yourself and others.

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