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In a presentation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Dr. Jeff Huffman of Harvard Medical School describes his study of the role that gratitude can play in the healing process following an acute illness.

Videos and Podcasts: Can Gratitude Help People with Heart Disease?

By Jeff Huffman | September 17, 2014

In a presentation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Dr. Jeff Huffman of Harvard Medical School describes his study of the role that gratitude can play in the healing process following an acute illness.

 
In a presentation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Dr. Christina M. Karns of the University of Oregon describes her research into the relationship between gratitude, social reasoning, decision-making, and the brain.

Videos and Podcasts: Gratitude in Your Brain

By Christina Karns | September 15, 2014

In a presentation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Dr. Christina M. Karns of the University of Oregon describes her research into the relationship between gratitude, social reasoning, decision-making, and the brain.

 

Articles: Can Mindfulness Help Stop Substance Abuse?

By Emily Nauman | July 14, 2014

About half of substance abusers who enter treatment use again within a year. Can it help to cultivate moment-to-moment awareness?

 

Articles: Six Habits of Highly Grateful People

By Jeremy Adam Smith | November 20, 2013

Are you bad at gratitude, just like Jeremy Adam Smith? He has some lessons for you from people who know how to say "Thanks!"

 

Articles: Are Positive Emotions Good for Your Heart?

By Adam Hoffman | July 31, 2013

A new study is the first to find that happy people have less risk of a heart attack--even if their family history puts them at high risk.

 
Vinny Ferraro (center, wearing hat) of the Mind Body Awareness Project leads a workshop at a juvenile hall in the Bay Area.

Articles: Five Ways to Make Mindfulness More Manly

By Kozo Hattori | June 25, 2013

Many more women than men enroll in mindfulness and compassion training courses. How can we change that?

 
Daniel Goleman and Tara Bennett-Goleman

Articles: How the Mind Can Heal the Heart

By Jill Suttie | June 19, 2013

Tara Bennett-Goleman and Daniel Goleman explain the science behind "mind whispering"—a technique for overcoming self-defeating habits of mind.

 

Articles: Seven Paths to a Meaningful Life

By Philip Zimbardo | May 28, 2013

A giant in the field of social psychology draws on five decades of teaching and research to reveal the secrets of a fulfilling life to today's graduating seniors.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Making New Year’s Resolutions?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | January 3, 2013

Tips for making resolutions that we can keep

 

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.

 
Rona and I will talk about online safety and ways to create happiness for our children in these social networks sites.

Videos and Podcasts: Keeping Kids Safe—and Happy!—on Facebook

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | October 11, 2012

Rona and I will talk about online safety and ways to create happiness for our children in these social networks sites.

 
Rona and I continue last week’s discussion—and specific instruction—for getting into a new habit. Note: I reference (and recommend!) BJ Fogg’s work in this podcast. His website is www.tinyhabits.com.

Videos and Podcasts: Getting in Good Habits, part 2

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | September 27, 2012

Rona and I continue last week’s discussion—and specific instruction—for getting into a new habit. Note: I reference (and recommend!) BJ Fogg’s work in this podcast. His website is www.tinyhabits.com.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Getting in Good Habits, part 2

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | September 27, 2012

Part 2: Establishing new routines

 
It’s one thing to know what you want to do to make your life better…and quite another to actually be able to do it. Last week Rona and I discussed the benefits of having a mindfulness or meditation habit; this week we talk about how to establish such a habit, or any other.

Videos and Podcasts: Getting in Good Habits, part 1

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | September 20, 2012

It’s one thing to know what you want to do to make your life better…and quite another to actually be able to do it. Last week Rona and I discussed the benefits of having a mindfulness or meditation habit; this week we talk about how to establish such a habit, or any other.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Getting in Good Habits, part 1

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | September 20, 2012

Want to meditate? Exercise? Floss?

 
Rona and my best tips for smooth-sailing in the morning as we go back-to-school: no yelling, no nagging, and no missed buses.

Videos and Podcasts: Best Back-to-School Tips

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | August 30, 2012

Rona and my best tips for smooth-sailing in the morning as we go back-to-school: no yelling, no nagging, and no missed buses.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Best Back-to-School Tips

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | August 30, 2012

Are you a morning yeller?

 

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: 12 Steps to Happiness

By Stacey Kennelly | August 9, 2012

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

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: How Good Are Your Habits, and How Strong is Your Willpower?

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 21, 2012

Tips for boosting your ability to do what you want to do

 

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