Sexual dysfunction among women is more pervasive than many realize. But research is revealing that non-judgmental, moment-to-moment awareness can help.
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How to teach kids loving-kindness meditation
Articles: How to Spot an AbuserBy Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | April 12, 2012
Do you sometimes mistake psychological abuse for compatibility? Look to friends for help.
Videos and Podcasts: How Stress Hurts Men’s Sex LivesBy Robert M. Sapolsky | March 22, 2012
Combining wit with deep knowledge, the researcher and best-selling author explains why stress interferes with male sexual response.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: The Power of RomanceBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 16, 2012
Why a little lovin' makes mom happy
Articles: Greater Good Sex Tips for GuysBy Jeremy Adam Smith | February 12, 2012
Jeremy Adam Smith offers three science-based sex tips for the emotionally intelligent gentleman.
Raising Happiness: Five Simple Sex Tips for ParentsBy Christine Carter | February 8, 2011
The happiest couples do the no-pants dance frequently.
Videos and Podcasts: The Power of RomanceBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 7, 2011
Tips for improving your relationship—and your parenting!
Raising Happiness: Podcast: The Power of RomanceBy Rachel Lee | February 7, 2011
Why a little lovin' makes mom happy
A review of Is There Anything Good about Men?: How Cultures Flourish by Exploiting Men.
Raising Happiness: Daddy Wants a Little NookieBy Christine Carter | June 3, 2010
The science of happy marriages suggests (surprise!) many dads would probably choose sex over a material gift this Father's Day.
Raising Happiness: From My Experience: Rona Renner on MarriageBy Christine Carter | February 25, 2008
New research suggests how to coach—and be coached—more effectively.
A scientific controversy about the relationship between meaning and happiness raises fundamental questions about how to live a good life.
A new study finds a biological mechanism behind “thank you"—and reveals one way that it bonds couples together.
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