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Articles: Six Habits of Highly Empathic People

By Roman Krznaric | November 27, 2012

We can cultivate empathy throughout our lives, says Roman Krznaric—and use it as a radical force for social transformation.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: How to Encourage Kids

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | August 23, 2012

Empty praise? Or real motivation?

 
Continuing our discussion from last week about coaching, Rona and I parse out the difference between encouragement and praise for truly motivating kids.

Videos and Podcasts: How to Encourage Kids

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | August 23, 2012

Continuing our discussion from last week about coaching, Rona and I parse out the difference between encouragement and praise for truly motivating kids.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Are We Too Critical?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 14, 2012

The specific type of feedback that works best

 
We all sometimes want others to change—especially our children. But does it work to criticize ourselves and others? Rona and I discuss the approach that research shows works best.

Videos and Podcasts: Are We Too Critical?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 14, 2012

We all sometimes want others to change—especially our children. But does it work to criticize ourselves and others? Rona and I discuss the approach that research shows works best.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Does Your Child Have “Problems”?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 31, 2012

Happy people see their problems as challenges

 
Teachers often come to parents when their children have problems, but sometimes their framing can lead kids to believe that they can’t do something, or that they are failing. Are problems better framed as opportunities and challenges?

Videos and Podcasts: Does Your Child Have “Problems”?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 31, 2012

Teachers often come to parents when their children have problems, but sometimes their framing can lead kids to believe that they can’t do something, or that they are failing. Are problems better framed as opportunities and challenges?

 

Raising Happiness: When Dwelling on a Mistake is a Good Idea

By Christine Carter | October 24, 2011

We learn how to get it right by getting it wrong.

 

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    August 20, 2014

    A new study suggests that self-compassion improves mood, largely by helping us avoid negative rumination.

  • How the Teen Brain Transforms Relationships

    August 12, 2014

    Dr. Daniel Siegel explains how changes to the adolescent brain transform relationships with peers and parents—and what adults can learn from those changes.

  • Eight Keys to End Bullying

    August 26, 2014

    Can we stop bullying? Signe Whitson says yes—by consistently reaching out to both children who bully and those who are bullied.

  

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