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Articles: Three Easy Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Relatives

By Christine Carter | December 18, 2014

How does your family know how to push your buttons? Because they installed them. Here's how to take stress out of the holidays.

 

Articles: Five Ways to Get the Gift Right

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | December 15, 2014

Do presents make you anxious? Here are research-based techniques to help bring joy back into the holidays.

 
Christine Carter, Ph.D., is a Senior Fellow at the GGSC. She is the author of The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work (forthcoming in January of 2015) and Raising Happiness.

Articles: Why Happiness is the Wrong Pursuit

By Christine Carter | December 11, 2014

The way to lead a joyful life is not to pursue happiness for ourselves, argues Christine Carter, but to pursue it for others

 
Read Roman Krznaric's essay, Six Habits of Highly Empathic People.

Articles: Our Favorite Books of 2014

By Jill Suttie, Jeremy Adam Smith | December 8, 2014

Greater Good's editors pick the most thought-provoking, important, or useful nonfiction books published this year on the science of a meaningful life.

 

Articles: Just One Thing: Be Kind to Yourself by Being Kind to Others

By Rick Hanson | December 5, 2014

We think of kindness as something we do for others. But Rick Hanson says kindness is a two-way street.

 

Articles: Four Steps to Cultivating Compassion in Boys

By Kozo Hattori | December 2, 2014

Kozo Hattori interviewed researchers and spiritual leaders about how to raise compassionate boys. This is what he discovered.

 

Articles: Debunking the Myths about Boys and Emotions

By Vicki Zakrzewski | December 1, 2014

Research has found that boys can connect emotionally with others at a very deep level—we just have to make it safe for them to do so.

 
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Articles: Why Empathy Matters

By Jill Suttie | November 21, 2014

A new book argues that empathy can be a radical force for social change.

 
Kristin Neff considers—and rebuts—some of the main objections to treating yourself with kindness.

Videos and Podcasts: Overcoming Objections to Self-Compassion

By Kristin Neff | October 23, 2014

Kristin Neff considers—and rebuts—some of the main objections to treating yourself with kindness.

 
Kristin Neff, the world’s leading researcher of self-compassion and founder of the Mindful Self-Compassion program, explains the core features of self-compassion.

Videos and Podcasts: The Three Components of Self-Compassion

By Kristin Neff | October 21, 2014

Kristin Neff, the world’s leading researcher of self-compassion and founder of the Mindful Self-Compassion program, explains the core features of self-compassion.

 

Articles: The Battle Between Success and Compassion

By Vicki Zakrzewski | October 17, 2014

If adults want to raise caring kids, research suggests they might need to start by examining the mixed messages they’re sending to kids.

 

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

By Rick Hanson | 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?

 
Charlie Simpson, who is featured in Every Three Seconds.

Articles: Can Fighting Poverty Make You Happy?

By Jill Suttie | September 11, 2014

A Q&A with Daniel Karslake about his new film, Every Three Seconds.

 

Articles: Three Ways to Bring Mindfulness Into Therapy

By Susan M. Pollak, Ronald D. Siegel,, Thomas Pedulla | September 8, 2014

More and more therapists are integrating moment-to-moment awareness into their practice. Here's why—and how.

 

Articles: How Self-Compassion Beats Rumination

By Linda Graham | August 20, 2014

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

 
Rodrigo Guzman and his parents in Mexico

Articles: How to Foster Empathy for Immigrants

By Jeremy Adam Smith | August 6, 2014

Why did a group of fourth graders rally in support of an undocumented classmate while the citizens of Murrieta, California, tried to stop immigrant children from entering their town?

 

Articles: Can Self-Compassion Overcome Procrastination?

By Linda Graham | July 16, 2014

Putting something off can trigger a downward negative spiral. But a recent study suggests that being kind to yourself can help you achieve your goals.

 
We're pleased to bring you another installment of Rick Hanson's Just One Thing (JOT) newsletter, which each week offers a simple practice designed to bring you more joy, more fulfilling relationships, and more peace of mind and heart.

Articles: Just One Thing: Be Mind Full of Good

By Rick Hanson | July 3, 2014

Savoring positive experiences can change the brain for the better, says Rick Hanson.

 
Psychologist and author Shauna Shapiro explains new research into how meditation changes the brain.

Videos and Podcasts: How Meditation Changes the Brain

By Shauna Shapiro | June 30, 2014

Psychologist and author Shauna Shapiro explains new research into how meditation changes the brain.

 
Psychologist and author Shauna Shapiro explains what she sees as the three core components to mindfulness: intention, attention, and attitude.

Videos and Podcasts: The IAA Model of Mindfulness

By Shauna Shapiro | June 24, 2014

Psychologist and author Shauna Shapiro explains what she sees as the three core components to mindfulness: intention, attention, and attitude.

 

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