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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

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

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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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  • How Self-Compassion Beats Rumination

    August 20, 2014

    A new study suggests that self-compassion improves mood, largely by helping us avoid negative rumination.

  • How the Teen Brain Transforms Relationships

    August 12, 2014

    Dr. Daniel Siegel explains how changes to the adolescent brain transform relationships with peers and parents—and what adults can learn from those changes.

  • Eight Keys to End Bullying

    August 26, 2014

    Can we stop bullying? Signe Whitson says yes—by consistently reaching out to both children who bully and those who are bullied.

  
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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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Why I Yell at My Kids

Why I Yell at My Kids

April 29, 2014

Do you sometimes yell at your kids, just like Christine Carter? A new book can help.

 
  
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