Other people can make us anxious. Sometimes the fear is justified, says Rick Hanson, but most of the time, it's not. How can we overcome those needless fears?
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Articles: Just One Thing: Leave the Red ZoneBy Rick Hanson | April 4, 2012
Frazzled? Rick Hanson offers tips for calming down.
Articles: Just One Thing: Pet the LizardBy Rick Hanson | July 20, 2011
Rick Hanson offers tips for soothing our anxious impulses.
Videos and Podcasts: What I Wish I’d Known About How to be HappyBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 20, 2011
Christine and Rona talk about Christine’s commencement speech at UC Berkeley, which was about the three things she wished she’d known about how to be happy when she was graduating from college.
Videos and Podcasts: Talking About Kids’ StressBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 13, 2011
Many kids are anxious, depressed, and stressed. They are self-medicating with drugs and alcohol, and they are cutting themselves. Let’s TALK about this rather than ignore the trends.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Talking to Kids about StressBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 13, 2011
Let's not ignore that many children are anxious, depressed, and stressed out.
Articles: Why Self-Compassion Trumps Self-EsteemBy Kristin Neff | May 27, 2011
Researcher Kristin Neff reveals the benefits of going easy on yourself: less anxiety, less conflict, and more peace of mind.
Research Digest Items/Studies: The Roots of Shyness and Anxiety
Raising Happiness: High GPAs, Low Happiness?By Christine Carter | May 11, 2011
We may be sacrificing our kids’ happiness for higher grades
Raising Happiness: What To Do When You Are UnhappyBy Christine Carter | April 6, 2011
Feeling better after we feel bad
Raising Happiness: Tuesday Tip: Slow DownBy Christine Carter | March 29, 2011
One thing you can do today to be happier.
Articles: How to Be a Supportive SpouseBy Whitney Patterson | February 11, 2011
If you want to help your partner deal with a problem, try to act invisible.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Can Yoga Improve Quality of Life During Cancer Treatment?
Raising Happiness: 100,000 Happier Parents: Are You Willing to be One?By Christine Carter | October 26, 2010
A call to arms for happier parents (and kids) everywhere
Four new studies reveal how having power affects your willingness to walk in your partner's shoes.
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?
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