Tag: Social Connections

 

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Articles: Just One Thing: Relax needless fear around others

By Rick Hanson | February 19, 2014

Other people can make us anxious. Sometimes the fear is justified, says Rick Hanson, but most of the time, it's not. How can we overcome those needless fears?

 

Raising Happiness: Is Your Marriage Losing its Luster?

By Christine Carter | January 28, 2014

Three easy ways to make it feel like new love

 

Articles: The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2013

By Jason Marsh, Devan Davison, Bianca Lorenz, Lauren Klein, Jeremy Adam Smith, Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | January 2, 2014

The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings published this past year.

 

Articles: Scratch a Happy Adult, Find a Socially Connected Childhood

By Lauren Klein | December 12, 2013

A new study finds that a happy life is much more about making friends than it is about making the grade.

 
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Articles: Why Are We So Wired to Connect?

By Jill Suttie | December 2, 2013

A new book outlines the evidence for the primacy of social connections in our lives, and presents guidelines improving workplaces, schools, and personal well-being.

 

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.

 

Articles: Exercise Reduces Stress—Especially for Social Butterflies

By William Pettus | October 29, 2013

Research suggests exercise is good for our mental health--perhaps even more so if we're highly social, according to a new study.

 

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.

 

Articles: Just One Thing: Feel the Support

By Rick Hanson | October 24, 2013

We get more support than we think, says Rick Hanson. We just have to allow ourselves to feel it.

 

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: How Positive Emotions Improve Our Health

By Lauren Klein | June 20, 2013

A new study sheds light on why good feelings benefit our bodies as well as our minds.

 

Articles: How to Make Giving Feel Good

By Elizabeth W. Dunn, Michael I. Norton | June 18, 2013

Studies show giving makes people happy, and happiness makes people give--but not always. Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton offer three ways to help people feel good about giving.

 

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