The Science of Happiness. Register Today

Tag: December Holidays


Tag: December Holidays

These are the most recent things on the site for the tag: December Holidays. You can view more tags here.

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


View the most popular tags overall?


  • How Self-Compassion Beats Rumination

    August 20, 2014

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

  • How the Teen Brain Transforms Relationships

    August 12, 2014

    Dr. Daniel Siegel explains how changes to the adolescent brain transform relationships with peers and parents—and what adults can learn from those changes.

  • Eight Keys to End Bullying

    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.


Greater Good Events

The Science of Happiness

Starts September 9, 2014 - Register Now!

The Science of Happiness

An unprecedented free online course exploring the roots of a happy, meaningful life. Co-taught by the GGSC’s Dacher Keltner and Emiliana Simon-Thomas. Up to 16 CE credit hours available.


Take a Greater Good Quiz!

How compassionate are you? How generous, grateful, or forgiving? Find out!


Watch Greater Good Videos

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Talks by inspiring speakers like Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dacher Keltner, and Barbara Fredrickson.


Greater Good Resources


Book of the Week

Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain By Sharon Begley Begley explains neuroplasticity: how experience can shape the brain’s structure—and, in turn, change the way our minds and bodies function.

Is she flirting with you? Take the quiz and find out.

Dr. Christine Carter's blog on the science of raising happy kids.



The Quality of Life Foundation logo Special thanks to

The Quality of Life Foundation for its support of the Greater Good Science Center

"It is a great good and a great gift, this Greater Good. I bow to you for your efforts to bring these uplifting and illuminating expressions of humanity, grounded in good science, to the attention of us all."  
Jon Kabat-Zinn

Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program

thnx advertisement