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Articles: Growing PainsBy Joshua Coleman | July 8, 2010
In his first guest blog post, psychologist Joshua Coleman explains why today's parents sometimes become estranged from their adult children—and how they can overcome these conflicts.
Research Digest Items/Studies: Falling Happiness in the Rising Economy of China
Raising Happiness: Try This: Build Emotional LiteracyBy Christine Carter | May 14, 2010
This video from the Rachael Ray Show features Raising Happiness techniques for increasing gratitude, joy, and emotional intelligence in your household--while reducing sibling conflict and back-talk.
Videos and Podcasts: The Benefits of Family MealtimeBy Jason Marsh | April 1, 2010
Research shows that family mealtime together is a great way to contribute to kids’ health and well-being. Christine Carter gives parents practical tips on ABC’s afternoon talkshow “The View From the Bay.”
Raising Happiness: Walking the Talk: Happiness is…a Holiday TraditionBy Christine Carter | December 10, 2009
Articles: “How Can You Do That To Your Children?”By Meredith Maran | December 1, 2009
Meredith Maran explains why she wanted her children to grow up in a multicultural community—and what effect it had on her family.
Raising Happiness: Finding the Good in a Bad Economy (there’s a video, too)By Christine Carter | August 10, 2009
Articles: Parents Don’t PreachBy Jill Suttie | December 1, 2008
How can we get teens to practice safe sex?
Articles: Global CompassionBy Paul Ekman | December 1, 2008
A conversation between the Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman
Our kids' lives are not our lives. Once you recognize that fact, says Christine Carter, you can start the conversation.
In an adaptation from his new book Altruism, Buddhist monk and bestselling author Matthieu Ricard takes on the notion that humans have a fixed nature.
A new study applies attachment theory to understand why some people donate more to charity than others.
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- "From Jerusalem to Jericho"
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The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, runs a state-of-the-art neuroscience...
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Northeast Foundation for Children is a non-profit educational organization that offers educators the Responsive Classroom...
- Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship
Based at the University of Michigan Business School, this is a networking community for researchers and practitioners...
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