Raising Happiness


Is Happiness Learnable?

October 22, 2012 | The Main Dish, Posts with Videos | 0 comments

Happiness isn’t only determined by genetics. It’s a skill we can develop with practice.

Have you been wondering if you can encourage your Eeyore to be a bit sunnier? Or if your cynical spouse could look at the bright side a little more often? This quick video answers those questions.

Convinced, but wondering what skills foster happiness in kids? Start by teaching kindness (see also last week’s quick video), forgiveness, or stress management.

I’d love to know what you think! Post a comment here.

© 2012 Christine Carter, Ph.D.

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