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A new study compares different responses to bullying—and finds that forgiveness may have to wait.
Articles: Eight Keys to End BullyingBy Signe Whitson | 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.
Articles: Why Do We Blame Victims?By Juliana Breines | April 8, 2014
Why do so many people take the side of bullies over their victims? The answers might surprise you.
A new longitudinal study finds children are affected by bullying throughout their lives—and reveals that even perpetrators can struggle as adults.
Raising Happiness: 20 Questions to Ask Your FatherBy Christine Carter | June 10, 2013
Print this list for Father’s Day—or for your next family dinner or gathering.
Raising Happiness: How to Build a Happy FamilyBy Christine Carter | June 3, 2013
Creating strong children and cohesive families through the stories we tell.
Raising Happiness: Failure Makes You a WinnerBy Christine Carter | May 20, 2013
And what all heroes have in common.
Raising Happiness: My Love-Hate Relationship with Mother’s DayBy Christine Carter | May 7, 2013
How we’re turning it into a kindness scavenger hunt.
Raising Happiness: Three Quick Tips for Saving the EarthBy Christine Carter | April 22, 2013
Outsmart the brain boobie-traps that make you wasteful
Raising Happiness: How to Deal with Mean PeopleBy Christine Carter | April 15, 2013
Hint: Don’t just turn the other cheek.
Articles: April Education NewsletterBy Vicki Zakrzewski | April 9, 2013
From lessening the stress of testing to the neuroscience of learning, here's a round-up of our recent education content.
Articles: Too Many BulliesBy Jill Suttie | March 14, 2013
Emily Bazelon's new book explores bullying among kids—and finds the solution in fostering empathy among both kids and adults.
Articles: Training Kids for KindnessBy Brooke Lavelle Heineberg | March 5, 2013
Brooke Dodson-Lavelle explains how a trailblazing compassion training program expands children's natural capacity for empathy and kindness—even toward so-called "bullies."
Articles: Fixing the Mean Girl SyndromeBy Vicki Zakrzewski | January 29, 2013
Research tells us that kindness may be the antidote to “popularity-through-meanness.”
Facebook is confronting cyberbullying and online conflict. Can a team of researchers help boost kindness among the site's 900 million users?
Articles: How to Bullyproof Your KidBy Jill Suttie | July 19, 2012
Two new books explore how to curb bullying in the classroom and online.
Articles: Educating for EmpathyBy Stacey Kennelly | July 18, 2012
More and more educators are helping kids develop empathy—and a recent contest highlights some of the most inspiring projects.
Mitt Romney stands accused of homophobic bullying in high school. But what positive lessons can we draw from the story?
Videos and Podcasts: Forgive and Forget?By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 10, 2012
Is the old adage “forgive and forget” still good advice? Rona and I talk about the relationship between forgiveness and happiness, and we suggest some things we can do with kids that will help teach them the skills they need to forgive and move on.
Does total integrity mean always acting on our feelings? No, says Christine Carter—but we do need to acknowledge our feelings, and not confuse a false self with a real one.
New research reveals how our media choices reflect and shape our mood and behavior.
According to a new study, people who give more get more (if you know what we mean).
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