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Videos and Podcasts: Grand Theft Childhood?By Jason Marsh | May 6, 2008
A panel discussion covering the newest facts about video game play, and what guidelines they suggest for parents, teachers, kids, and the people who create the games.
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.
What does it take to foster compassion in men? To find out, Kozo Hattori interviewed scientific and spiritual experts.
A new study compares the effects of sitting meditation, body scan, and mindful yoga on health and well-being.
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