Tag: December Holidays


Tag: December Holidays

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Raising Happiness: I Don’t Care How Big the Market Is: Those Are My Daughters

By Christine Carter | March 28, 2013

Our 12 year olds think thong underwear makes them cool


Raising Happiness: Influencing Teens and Tweeners, Part 2

By Christine Carter | March 25, 2013

Five more ways to get through to adolescents.


Raising Happiness: How to Influence Your Teen, Part 1

By Christine Carter | March 11, 2013

Ten ways to decrease their resistance to your wise advice.


Raising Happiness: Happiness Tip: Nag less

By Christine Carter | March 4, 2013

Increase the odds that your kids will do things the first time you ask


Raising Happiness: Three Surprising Truths about Teens

By Christine Carter | February 18, 2013

A scientific expert on adolescence answers our burning questions.


Raising Happiness: Relationship Tip: Say—or Just Think—Thanks

By Christine Carter | February 11, 2013

An easy way to feel more in love.


Raising Happiness: Does Happiness Undermine Success?

By Christine Carter | February 4, 2013

Are you content to postpone happiness to promote achievement?


Raising Happiness: Don’t Quit Your Resolutions Now!

By Christine Carter | January 21, 2013

Double down for one more week and reap the benefits.


Raising Happiness: Gratitude 365

By Christine Carter | January 14, 2013

Three gratitude practices to make habits in the New Year


Raising Happiness: 3 New Year’s Resolutions that Will Make You Happier

By Christine Carter | December 23, 2012

This year, skip the New Year’s diet and do something fun.


Raising Happiness: Managing Stress

By Christine Carter | December 17, 2012

Why your stress matters--and how to manage it


Raising Happiness: Are We Wired to Want Stuff?

By Christine Carter | December 10, 2012

Neuroscience can explain why your kids have the holiday gimmees.

If you are starting to feel over-whelmed by the December holidays, you aren’t alone! In this quick video, I give three tips for making the holidays more meaningful than they are stressful.

Videos and Podcasts: Surviving the Holidays

By Christine Carter | December 3, 2012

If you are starting to feel over-whelmed by the December holidays, you aren’t alone! In this quick video, I give three tips for making the holidays more meaningful than they are stressful.


Raising Happiness: Surviving the Holidays

By Christine Carter | December 2, 2012

Because it isn't always all fun & games


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