Dr. Carter is the author of RAISING HAPPINESS: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents. She has helped thousands of people find more joy in their lives through her books, online classes, coaching, and speaking engagements. She teaches happiness classes online throughout the year to a global audience on her website www.christinecarter.com.
After completing her masters and doctoral degrees in sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Carter lead the Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) as the executive director. After five years in this role, she hired a new executive director so that she could pursue her writing and speaking career full-time. She remains a faculty affiliate and science writer at the GGSC.
My Top 5
Twenty percent of kids are damaged by divorce. Here’s how to make your children part of the other 80 percent.
In most aspects of our lives we get used to the surroundings and circumstances that stay the same, so the answer to a stale relationship is often to shake things up!
What do we do when having a “bad mother” moment? Is there an alternative to losing our temper?
My ideas on the foundation of happiness, the compassionate imagination, and the choice that I think can change the world.
Research demonstrates the incredible power of loving-kindness meditation: No need to be self-conscious when this stuff might be more effective than Prozac.