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Articles: The Social Artist

By Jill Suttie | September 23, 2014

A new book argues that creativity can be—and often is—a social endeavor, rather than the work of a lone genius.

 

Articles: Five Tips for Helping Teens Manage Technology

By Diana Divecha | June 25, 2014

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to guiding teens’ technology use, but it helps to understand both the technology and normal brain development.

 
According to a recent report from the NFL, Miami Dolphins player Richie Incognito (left, number 68) bullied Jonathan Martin (right, 71).

Articles: Why Do We Blame Victims?

By Juliana Breines | April 8, 2014

Why do so many people take the side of bullies over their victims? The answers might surprise you.

 

Articles: What Bonobos Can Tell Us About Our Parents

By William Pettus | March 6, 2014

A recent study reveals unexpected similarities between the emotional lives of human and ape kids—bound together by the quality of parenting.

 

Articles: When is Parenting All Joy and No Fun?

By Jill Suttie | February 20, 2014

A new book explores why contemporary parenthood can be so stressful—and at the same time so meaningful.

 

Raising Happiness: Is Your Marriage Losing its Luster?

By Christine Carter | January 28, 2014

Three easy ways to make it feel like new love

 

Raising Happiness: Tablet and Smartphone Boot Camp for Middle School Parents

By Christine Carter | November 26, 2013

‘Tis the season for electronic gifts. But these days, parents need to provide their kids with much more than batteries for all their devices.

 
The author and his son modeling their Halloween costumes.

Articles: Five Reasons Why Humans Need Halloween

By Jeremy Adam Smith | October 30, 2013

Scientifically validated reasons to celebrate the scary things in life.

 

Raising Happiness: How to Help Kids Adjust to College

By Christine Carter | October 28, 2013

Four ways to support new college students who are experiencing a rocky transition.

 

Raising Happiness: How to Eliminate “Junk Stimulus”

By Christine Carter | October 15, 2013

Reigning in clutter adds ease to your life.

 

Raising Happiness: How to Avoid Burnout—or a Breakdown

By Christine Carter | October 7, 2013

Three ways working parents can combat exhaustion that don’t require radical social change.

 

Raising Happiness: Would Working Less Make You Happier?

By Christine Carter | September 23, 2013

Is it even possible to work less in today’s economy?

 

Raising Happiness: Are you Maxed Out?

By Christine Carter | September 16, 2013

Many American moms are on the brink of breakdown. Are you?

 

Raising Happiness: Passion + Adversity = Success?

By Christine Carter | September 9, 2013

Now that the kids are back in school, I’m thinking about what really leads to success--as well as happiness. Part 3 in a 3 part series. Click here to read Part 1 and here to read Part 2.

 

Raising Happiness: The Quiet Secret to Success

By Christine Carter | September 2, 2013

As the kids head back to school, I’m thinking about what really leads to success--as well as happiness. Part 2 in a 3 part series. Click here to read Part 1.

 

Raising Happiness: A New Theory of Elite Performance

By Christine Carter | August 26, 2013

As the kids head back to school, I’m thinking about what really leads to success--as well as happiness. Part one in a three-part series.

 

Raising Happiness: Advice for New Parents

By Christine Carter | August 12, 2013

An open letter to my brother and his wife, who are expecting their first baby--a boy!!!--this fall.

 

Raising Happiness: It’s Summertime: Let’s Play!

By Christine Carter | July 15, 2013

Don’t squander your summer at work or at summer school -- you’ll miss all the best benefits

 

Articles: Tech’s Best Feature: The Off Switch

By Tiffany Shlain | June 28, 2013

Our brains crave connection. But sometimes disconnecting from technology is the best way to reconnect with each other, and ourselves.

 
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Articles: Helping Kids Delay Gratification

By Jill Suttie | April 9, 2013

A new book explains how to help kids mature and improve their executive functioning… without relying on punishments.

 

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