Why Don’t Most Parents Teach the Golden Rule?
A new survey finds that only 14% of parents teach their kids the Golden Rule, and over a quarter don't even know what it is. Why?
What Happens When You Use Your Phone Around Your Kids
The more often parents are on their smartphones in front of their kids, the lower the children's emotional intelligence.
Your Happiness Calendar for June 2023
This month, be your best self.
Six Ways to Help Kids Grow Their Creativity
Brené Brown and other experts share insights on how parents and teachers can foster children’s creativity while nourishing their own.
What Kind of Support Do Moms Need?
Instead of judgment and unreasonable expectations, what mothers need is love and care—from friends, partners, and each other.
How to Help Your Teen Be a Good Person
Instead of just surviving the teenage years, parents have an opportunity to help their teen grow and to strengthen their relationship.
Can Children’s Media Be Made to Look Like America?
Children's media is an important part of building a diverse society.
How Our Relationship to Stress Changes Over a Lifetime
A new study suggests that we tend to feel less stressed as we get older.
What Can We Do Now?
While votes for the 2020 election are counted, our contributors weigh in on what we as individuals can do now to preserve our well-being and…
How to Find Your Purpose in Life
Are you struggling to discover your purpose? That may be because you feel isolated from other people. Here's how you can overcome that.
How Your Siblings Can Make You Happier
Sibling relationships affect us more than we probably realize—and we can work on improving them at any age.
How Cosleeping Can Help You and Your Baby
The decision whether to cosleep with your baby is extremely controversial—and there are two sides to the story.
20 Questions to Ask Your Mother
Print this list for Mother’s Day—or for your next family dinner or gathering.
Greater Good Resources for Women’s Well-Being
For International Women's Day, we gathered articles that aim to help women take care of themselves and each other, make a living, raise…
How Teens Today Are Different from Past Generations
A psychologist mines big data on teens and finds many ways this generation—the “iGens"—is different from Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials.
The Best Greater Good Articles of 2021
We round up the most-read Greater Good articles from the past year—and our editors pick the best of the rest.