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Raising Happiness: Are My Kids Already Over-Scheduled?

By Christine Carter | August 31, 2011

Dealing with back-to-school scheduling stress.

 

Raising Happiness: Tuesday Tip: Play with Some Friends

By Christine Carter | July 19, 2011

One thing you can do today to be happier.

 
Random House, 2011, 424 pages

Articles: Social Science, with a Touch of Snark

By Jill Suttie | July 13, 2011

Greater Good’s book review editor examines The Social Animal, by David Brooks.

 

Raising Happiness: Tuesday Tip: Talk to Strangers

By Christine Carter | May 24, 2011

One thing you can do today to be happier.

 

Articles: The Science of Happiness, Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

By Jason Marsh | May 20, 2011

An interview with Roko Belic, director of the new documentary film Happy.

 

Articles: Just Thinking of Comfort Foods Can Reduce Loneliness

By Jason Marsh | May 10, 2011

A new study shows how we hunger for social connection.

 

Articles: Just One Thing: Drop the Case

By Rick Hanson | April 19, 2011

Have you built a "case" against someone who wronged you? Rick Hanson explains how to let it go.

 
W.W. Norton, 2011, 385 pages

Articles: From Our Bookshelf: Changing the World, and Ourselves

By Jill Suttie | April 7, 2011

A round-up of recent books: Join the Club and The Worry Solution.

 
Basic Books, 2011, 384 pages

Articles: From Our Bookshelf: Taking Compassion Offline

By Whitney Patterson | March 24, 2011

A round-up of recent books on the effects new technologies have on our emotional lives.

 

Articles: More Friends, Bigger Brain

By Sian Beilock | March 3, 2011

Evidence that our brain size is linked to the size of our social networks.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How Compassion Protects Us from Stress

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Community Ties Help Low-Income Children’s Health

 

Articles: How to Be a Supportive Spouse

By Whitney Patterson | February 11, 2011

If you want to help your partner deal with a problem, try to act invisible.

 

Articles: You Can’t Buy Empathy

By Jason Marsh | December 14, 2010

New research suggests the rich have a hard time reading others' emotions.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Social Sports are Good for Your Mental Health

 

Articles: Social Connections Keep Pregnant Moms Healthy

By Eliana Osborn | December 6, 2010

A study suggests how a sense of community can help at-risk pregnant women.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Combat Loneliness

 
Fred Luskin explains that the essence of forgiveness is being resilient when things don’t go your way.

Videos and Podcasts: Wanting “Yes” and Getting “No”

By Fred Luskin | August 23, 2010

Fred Luskin explains that the essence of forgiveness is being resilient when things don’t go your way.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Isolation and Stigmatization

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Relationships Reduce Substance Abuse

 

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