Christine Carter

Sociologist, speaker, coach, and author of The New Adolescence, The Sweet Spot and Raising Happiness

http://www.christinecarter.com

Christine Carter, Ph.D., is an author, speaker, and coach. Her books include The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction (2020), The Sweet Spot: How to Accomplish More by Doing Less (2017) and Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents (2011). A sociologist and senior fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, Carter draws on the latest scientific research in psychology, sociology, and neuroscience to help her clients lead their most meaningful, joyful, and productive lives.

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I Miss Being A Working Mom And That’s Okay

by Christine Carter
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How to Help Teens Shelter in Place

by Christine Carter
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How School Closures Can Strengthen Your Family

by Christine Carter
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How School Closures Can Strengthen Your Family

by Christine Carter
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How Do I Motivate My Teen?

by Christine Carter
THEN (left): I was the single mom of these 2 cuties when Raising Happiness was published.⁠⁠
NOW (right): I’m parenting a brood of teenagers (and THE NEW ADOLESCENCE is out this week)!⁠
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Three Ways to Change Your Parenting in the Teenage Years

by Christine Carter
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Why Staring into Space is an Important Strategy for Success

by Christine Carter
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Why New Year’s Resolutions Succeed

by Christine Carter
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How to Calm a Stressed-Out Teen

by Christine Carter
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5 New Ways to Feel More Grateful

by Christine Carter
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Three Counterintuitive Ways to be Courageous

by Christine Carter
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The Power of Taking Time Off

by Christine Carter
How to stop feeling time-starved
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How to Stop Feeling Time-Starved

by Christine Carter
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How to Stop Ruminating Over Every Little Thing

by Christine Carter
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How to Only Do Things You Actually Want to Do

by Christine Carter
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Misery Loves Expectations

by Christine Carter
Wisdom//

A Sociologist Shares How to Get Better at Saying 'No'

by Christine Carter
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How to Get Better at Achieving Your Goals

by Christine Carter
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Why My Husband Infuriates Me

by Christine Carter
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Why I don’t recommend “fake it ‘till you make it”

by Christine Carter
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3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Make a New Year’s Resolution

by Christine Carter
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The New Sex Talk: 3 Tips to Get You Started

by Christine Carter
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