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With Thanksgiving approaching, Christine Carter offers three ways to help adults and kids truly make the holidays a time for gratitude.

Videos and Podcasts: Holiday Gratitude Traditions

By Christine Carter | November 12, 2012

With Thanksgiving approaching, Christine Carter offers three ways to help adults and kids truly make the holidays a time for gratitude.

 

Articles: Do We Care for Our Teachers?

By Vicki Zakrzewski | October 23, 2012

To create a caring school community, research tells us that care must be extended to everyone.

 

Articles: Robert Emmons Argues that Gratitude is “Queen of the Virtues”

By Jason Marsh | September 21, 2012

In a new essay for Big Questions Online, he says we overlook gratitude's greatest benefits when we just focus on happiness.

 

Raising Happiness: How to Get the Most Out of Family Dinners

By Christine Carter | August 20, 2012

Part 7 in a series: Christine Carter and bestselling author Kelly Corrigan talk about how to get the most out of family dinners.

 

Articles: When Are You Sacrificing Too Much in Your Relationship?

By Amie M. Gordon | August 15, 2012

Close relationships require sacrifice. Here are seven questions to ask yourself before you give up too much.

 

Articles: 12 Steps to Happiness

By Stacey Kennelly | August 9, 2012

A slideshow illustrating a dozen research-tested happiness activities you can start practicing today.

 

Articles: 10 Steps to Savoring the Good Things in Life

By Stacey Kennelly | July 23, 2012

We get plenty of advice for coping with life’s negative events. But can we deliberately enhance the impact of good things on our lives?

 

Articles: Should Women Thank Men for Doing the Dishes?

By Jeremy Adam Smith | July 5, 2012

Anne-Marie Slaughter’s “Having it All” essay in this month's The Atlantic raises important questions about men, women... and gratitude.

 

Articles: A Scientific Reason to Stop and Smell the Roses

By Stacey Kennelly | July 3, 2012

A new study suggests people are happier when they take time to appreciate the good things in life.

 
The top line represents the "happiness" search volume index, 2004-2012. The bottom line shows how frequently "happiness" has turned up in Google News stories during the same period.

Articles: What We Google When We Google Love

By Jeremy Adam Smith | June 19, 2012

Internet searches for positive emotions and behaviors are increasing; searches for negative emotions are staying flat. We don't know why, but we know people are searching for what's good in humanity.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Is Happiness Selfish?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 24, 2012

Will focusing on other people's happiness ultimately make us happier than if we focus on our own needs?

 
Do happy people focus on being more selfless than selfish? Rona and I discuss how  self-love and self-compassion differ from selfishness, and how kids’ natural self-centeredness can detract from their happiness.

Videos and Podcasts: Is Happiness Selfish?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 24, 2012

Do happy people focus on being more selfless than selfish? Rona and I discuss how self-love and self-compassion differ from selfishness, and how kids’ natural self-centeredness can detract from their happiness.

 
What Makes Me Happy?

Articles: The Runners-Up in Our “Human Happiness” Student Video Competition

By Jason Marsh | May 18, 2012

Watch them all for a major boost of happiness!

 
Want to know what my #1 strategy for raising happy children is? It is the conscious practice of gratitude.  Learn how and why to raise kids who are more grateful than entitled.

Videos and Podcasts: Gratitude v. Entitlement

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 17, 2012

Want to know what my #1 strategy for raising happy children is? It is the conscious practice of gratitude.  Learn how and why to raise kids who are more grateful than entitled.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Gratitude v. Entitlement

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 17, 2012

What do you do to stimulate feelings of gratitude?

 
APA Press, 2012, 371 pages

Articles: The Happiness of Pursuit

By Jill Suttie | April 3, 2012

What's the basis of a good life? Jill Suttie reviews three new books about happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.

 

Articles: Here’s How Grateful You Are

By Gregg Sparkman | February 29, 2012

The results are in from the Greater Good gratitude quiz. Seems like you've been keeping a gratitude journal, haven't you?

 

Raising Happiness: Am I Really Going to Have to Ask You Again?

By Christine Carter | February 20, 2012

Nagging is a particular form of unhappiness—for everyone involved.

 

Raising Happiness: Is Your Spouse Enough for You?

By Christine Carter | February 13, 2012

Four things you can to do to find out

 
Positive Psychology Press, 2011, 260 pages.

Articles: Smarts and Stamina

By Jill Suttie | January 12, 2012

A new book provides 50 tips to help busy people improve their health, one step at a time.

 

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