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Articles: How Mindfulness Improves SleepBy Adam Hoffman | October 19, 2015
Work can be stressful. A new study suggests that even short meditation training can reduce stress and improve sleep quality.
Articles: The Sleepless See Threats EverywhereBy Yasmin Anwar | July 22, 2015
A new study finds that the sleep-deprived brain can mistake friends for foes.
Articles: Why You Should Sleep Your Way to the TopBy Jill Suttie | December 1, 2013
Many Americans are against sleep, equating it with laziness. But one of the world's leading experts on sleep says that's hurting our relationships and our ability to solve problems.
Articles: Sleep Before You BickerBy Amie M. Gordon | September 17, 2013
Spoiling for a fight with your partner? Before you start, think about how well you or your partner slept the previous night.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Making Sleep a PriorityBy Christine Carter | January 17, 2013
Sleep affects everything, from our moods to our smarts to our body weight
Videos and Podcasts: Is Yelling the New Spanking?By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 20, 2012
Most parents yell at their kids at one time or another, but as stress and exhaustion increase over the holidays, some parents yell more. Rona gives us her tips and tricks for yelling less.
Videos and Podcasts: Managing StressBy Christine Carter | December 17, 2012
Our crazy busy lives—especially at this time of year!—can be stressful. Here are three tips for managing your stress year-round.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Managing Routines, Sleep, and Sugar Intake so Kids Can ThriveBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 13, 2012
Providing more structure over the holidays
Videos and Podcasts: Managing routines, sleep, and sugar intake so kids can thriveBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | December 13, 2012
The holidays are so fun, but many kids get really out of whack. How to manage moodiness and exhaustion at this time of year.
In his new book Dreamland, David K. Randall reveals the scientific and personal importance of sleep—and provides some tips to get more of it.
Raising Happiness: How Not to Have a BreakdownBy Christine Carter | January 9, 2012
Four tips to get more done in less time.
Raising Happiness: Tuesday Tip: Get Enough SleepBy Christine Carter | August 23, 2011
One thing you can do today to be happier.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Getting Back into School RoutinesBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | August 15, 2011
It's still summer...is it time to think about school routines?
Videos and Podcasts: Getting Back into School RoutinesBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | August 15, 2011
Rona and Christine talk about ways to start easing kids back into their school routines to make for a happier week of school. Part 1 of a 3 part series.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Strategies for Feeling Good After You’ve Felt BadBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | July 11, 2011
Christine's list of go-to feel-better tactics.
Videos and Podcasts: Strategies for Feeling Good After You’ve Felt BadBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | July 11, 2011
Rona and I continue the conversation from last week about difficult emotions, but this week is focused on recovery. Part 2 of a 2 part series.
Videos and Podcasts: What I Wish I’d Known About How to be HappyBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 20, 2011
Christine and Rona talk about Christine’s commencement speech at UC Berkeley, which was about the three things she wished she’d known about how to be happy when she was graduating from college.
Videos and Podcasts: Talking About Kids’ StressBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 13, 2011
Many kids are anxious, depressed, and stressed. They are self-medicating with drugs and alcohol, and they are cutting themselves. Let’s TALK about this rather than ignore the trends.
Bad behavior is often a sign that children are stressed—and punishment isn’t the best solution.
Being kind to yourself can make the difference between a good divorce and a bad one.
Teen stress is on the rise. According to a new study, learning mindfulness and self-compassion can help teens cope.
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