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Raising Happiness: What Are You Happy About?By Janine Kovac | September 30, 2010
New Friday Feature: Community Gratitude Journal
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
Research Digest Items/Studies: Social Support and Caregiver Burdern in Taiwan
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
Feeling forced to say “thanks” at Thanksgiving dinner? Here are four exercises to help get the gratefulness going.
"Thank you" doesn't just bring light to people's faces. It also lights up different parts of the brain.
The emphasis on testing can squeeze the feeling out of today’s classrooms. Here is one teacher’s journey to re-connect with herself and her students.
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Finds that feeling gratitude produces kind and helpful behavior, even when that behavior is costly to the individual actor.
- "Compassion: An Evolutionary Analysis and Empirical Review"
Compassion evolved as a distinct affective experience whose function is to enable cooperation and protection of those who...
- "From Jerusalem to Jericho"
This article on bystander intervention in emergency situations suggests that we are likely to help a “shabbily dressed”...
- Jeffrey J. Froh’s Laboratory for Gratitude in Youth
Learn more about one of the leading researchers of gratitude.
- Expanding the Science and Practice of Gratitude
The GGSC’s new project which aims to expand the scientific database of gratitude and promote practices of gratitude in...
- The Research Project on Gratitude and Thankfulness
The Research Project on Gratitude and Thankfulness, co-directed by Robert A. Emmons and Michael E. McCullough, is a...
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Emotional Intelligence and Social Intelligence