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Raising Happiness: Video: Getting Kids to Listen—Without Nagging!

By Christine Carter | January 4, 2012

Wouldn't it be nice to ask just once?


Raising Happiness: Video: How to Make Your Holidays Happy

By Christine Carter | November 23, 2011


Raising Happiness: Wouldn’t You Love to Take the Summer Off?

By Christine Carter | July 27, 2011

The author and his daughter, last year.

Articles: The Surprising Benefits of Playful Papas

By Jason Marsh | June 19, 2011

New research suggests dads who play more with their kids make better husbands. But does it let them off the hook from changing diapers?


Articles: How to Get Dads Involved? It’s a Family Affair

By Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan | June 16, 2011

If we want dad to be more engaged with his kids, we should focus on improving his relationship with mom, according to family experts Philip A. Cowan and Carolyn Pape Cowan.


Raising Happiness: Helping Kids Deal with Stress

By Christine Carter | June 1, 2011

Read the latest Raising Happiness newsletter.


Articles: Should We Talk to Young Children about Race?

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | May 5, 2011

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton explains why colorblindness doesn't work.


Raising Happiness: Rethinking Optimism

By Christine Carter | May 4, 2011

Fostering confidence in children is easier than you think.


Research Digest Items/Studies: When Do We Forgive?


Articles: Holiday Healing

By Joshua Coleman | December 14, 2010

Joshua Coleman discusses how to make the holidays a time for family closeness, not conflict.


Articles: 6 Simple Practices to Handle Holiday Stress

By James Baraz | December 9, 2010

James Baraz explains how you can really enjoy the holidays.


Articles: Social Connections Keep Pregnant Moms Healthy

By Eliana Osborn | December 6, 2010

A study suggests how a sense of community can help at-risk pregnant women.


Research Digest Items/Studies: Positive Workplaces, Positive Families


Raising Happiness: Teenagers: Are Yours More Entitled Than Grateful?

By Christine Carter | November 18, 2010

When gratitude is a good idea that doesn’t work

The award-winning New York Times columnist offers lessons for navigating the practical and emotional challenges of end-of-life, based on research and her own personal experiences.

Videos and Podcasts: Jane Brody on What Makes a Good Death

By The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley | November 4, 2010

The award-winning New York Times columnist offers lessons for navigating the practical and emotional challenges of end-of-life, based on research and her own personal experiences.

Jane Brody

Articles: What Makes a Good Death?

By Michael Bergeisen | November 4, 2010

Award-winning New York Times columnist Jane Brody offers lessons for navigating the practical and emotional challenges of end-of-life--part of Greater Good's podcast series.


Research Digest Items/Studies: Why Some Child Soldiers Don’t Develop PTSD

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Raising Happiness: What Are You Happy About?

By Janine Kovac | September 30, 2010

New Friday Feature: Community Gratitude Journal


Articles: How Parents Can Start to Reconcile with Estranged Kids

By Joshua Coleman | August 25, 2010

In his latest guest blog post, psychologist Joshua Coleman explains that to repair a relationship with estranged children, parents today need to make the first move.


Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Promote Emotional Well-Being after a Brain Injury


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