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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: Don’t Quit Your Resolutions Now!

By Christine Carter | January 21, 2013

Double down for one more week and reap the benefits.

 

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: Are We Wired to Want Stuff?

By Christine Carter | December 10, 2012

Neuroscience can explain why your kids have the holiday gimmees.

 

Raising Happiness: Is Marital Bliss Sexist?

By Christine Carter | March 3, 2012

A brief Q&A with myself.

 
Rona and I discuss the hard work of BEING the right partner, rather than always trying to FIND the right partner.

Videos and Podcasts: Is Your Spouse Right for You?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | March 1, 2012

Rona and I discuss the hard work of BEING the right partner, rather than always trying to FIND the right partner.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Is Your Spouse Right for You?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | March 1, 2012

Four Ways to Find Out

 

Raising Happiness: On the Blog in February: Expectations

By Christine Carter | February 27, 2012

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Feeling Unhappy in Your Marriage?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 23, 2012

Maybe your expectations are too high.

 
Our expectations color our perceptions of everything, as well as how we feel.  Is your spouse crumbling under the pressure of your high expectations?

Videos and Podcasts: Feeling Unhappy in Your Marriage?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 23, 2012

Our expectations color our perceptions of everything, as well as how we feel.  Is your spouse crumbling under the pressure of your high expectations?

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: When it Comes to Relationships, Reality Might Be Overrated

 
Research from around the world suggests that low expectations and good people are more likely to make us happy than material possessions, explains Sonja Lyubomirsky.

Videos and Podcasts: Does Money Bring Happiness?

By Sonja Lyubomirsky | July 8, 2010

Research from around the world suggests that low expectations and good people are more likely to make us happy than material possessions, explains Sonja Lyubomirsky.

 

Raising Happiness: Are You Sadder Than Your Mother?

By Christine Carter | October 1, 2009

 

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