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Videos and Podcasts: The Value of Family Dinnertime, Part 2By Jason Marsh | March 24, 2008
This is part two of a discussion session between Christine Carter and Kelly Corrigan on the benefits of sitting down to dinner with family.
Videos and Podcasts: The Value of Family Dinnertime, Part 1By Jason Marsh | March 10, 2008
This is part one of a discussion session between Christine Carter and Kelly Corrigan on the benefits of sitting down to dinner with family.
Raising Happiness: Materialism v. Altruism During the HolidaysBy Christine Carter | December 6, 2007
Videos and Podcasts: How to Make Your Holidays HappyBy Jason Marsh | December 6, 2007
This discussion between Christine Carter and Kelly Corrigan reveals that there are a lot of things you can do to make your holidays happier.
Videos and Podcasts: Teaching GratitudeBy Jason Marsh | November 9, 2007
Ways to cultivate gratitude, and the benefits it can bring. Part of discussion series between Christine Carter and Kelly Corrigan.
Videos and Podcasts: Embracing Kids’ FailureBy Jason Marsh | November 2, 2007
How to embrace children’s failures so that they learn to rise to challenges. Part of a discussion series between Christine Carter and Kelly Corrigan.
Videos and Podcasts: How to Praise ChildrenBy Jason Marsh | October 25, 2007
Learn about the two kids of praise that are particularly powerful. Part of a discussion series between Christine Carter and Kelly Corrigan.
Videos and Podcasts: Effort, Not AchievementBy Jason Marsh | October 19, 2007
Learn why the process of kids’ learning is more powerful than their achievements. Part of a discussion series between Christine Carter and Kelly Corrigan.
Videos and Podcasts: The 21st Century FamilyBy Jason Marsh | October 17, 2007
Panelists discuss how the definition of family has changed, and that change’s implications for our society.
New research suggests how to coach—and be coached—more effectively.
A scientific controversy about the relationship between meaning and happiness raises fundamental questions about how to live a good life.
A new study finds a biological mechanism behind “thank you"—and reveals one way that it bonds couples together.
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