Tag: Work-life Balance


Tag: Work-life Balance

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Articles: Why New Paternity Leave Policies Aren’t Enough

By Scott Behson | August 18, 2015

Is this the Golden Age of Paternity Leave? Not so fast. Here are tips for employees and managers to change their workplace cultures.


Articles: How to Increase Compassion at Work

By Jill Suttie | February 16, 2015

A new program tries to help business leaders to identify and alleviate suffering in the workplace.

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Articles: How Christine Carter Got Her Groove Back

By Jill Suttie | February 6, 2015

A new book by long-time Greater Good contributor Christine Carter provides tips for finding balance in your life.


Articles: How to Find Your Sweet Spot

By Jill Suttie | January 21, 2015

Jill Suttie talks with the GGSC's Christine Carter about her new book.

Tris in the film version of Divergent

Articles: Want Success and Happiness? Be Divergent, Not Perfect

By Christine Carter | January 19, 2015

True happiness and satisfaction are found in balance, says Christine Carter, not in the unyielding pursuit of an impossible ideal.


Articles: Starved for Time? Here’s a Surprising—and Easy—Solution

By Christine Carter | November 4, 2014

Christine Carter explains how "doing nothing" could be a key to happiness... and productivity.


Articles: Three Insights from the Frontiers of Positive Psychology

By Elise Proulx | August 7, 2013

Last month, the third World Congress on Positive Psychology convened leading scientists to explore the keys to a happy and meaningful life. Here are three of the most striking and practical insights from the conference.


Articles: How to be a Happy Working Dad, Part One

By Jeremy Adam Smith | March 27, 2013

A new report finds that fitting work with family isn't just a women's issue. Jeremy Adam Smith offers 10 tips for helping fathers to navigate a changing landscape at home and on the job.


Raising Happiness: Wouldn’t You Love to Take the Summer Off?

By Christine Carter | July 27, 2011


Research Digest Items/Studies: The Benefits of Bringing Work Home


Research Digest Items/Studies: Positive Workplaces, Positive Families


Raising Happiness: Do Kids Need More “Quality Time”?

By Christine Carter | September 22, 2010

Is there even such thing as "quality time"? Or is there just time time?


Raising Happiness: Putting it All Together

By Christine Carter | August 1, 2010

The best sermons are lived, not preached. --Unknown


Raising Happiness: July Newsletter: Are you a miserable parent?

By Christine Carter | July 15, 2010

Our generation isn’t successfully developing the skills we need to parent happily.


Raising Happiness: Borrowing Time for Bliss

By Christine Carter | July 11, 2010

Putting time for yourself on the calendar is a little like scheduling sex: Once it’s a task, the joy is sucked right out of it.


Raising Happiness: Book Club: Raising Happiness, Ch. 1

By Christine Carter | July 1, 2010

Want Your Kids to Be Happy? You Go First.

Charles Halpern (left, foreground) leads a Qigong exercise at a retreat for 75 lawyers at the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California.

Articles: Quiet Justice

By Charles Halpern | June 29, 2010

Meditating lawyers? It's no joke. Charles Halpern has been leading a movement to promote empathy and mindfulness in the practice of law.


Raising Happiness: Taking My Own Advice

By Christine Carter | June 28, 2010

I just disabled the function that allows me to check email on my mobile phone.

Looking for the Half Full blog?!?  This is it!  We've renamed it Raising Happiness.  Same author (Christine Carter) same content.

Raising Happiness: Mother’s Day Happiness Challenge

By Christine Carter | April 29, 2010

If you haven't read The Trouble with Motherhood yet, I think you'll like it. I've never gotten so many calls, texts, or emails in response to a posting before.


Articles: Better Together: A review of The Lonely American

By Jill Suttie | June 18, 2009


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