Press Room

Dr. Carter has been quoted or featured in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post, the Boston Globe, as well as Good Housekeeping, Parenting, Martha Stewart’s Whole Living, Fitness, Redbook, and dozens of other publications. She has appeared on the “Oprah Winfrey Show,” the “Dr. Oz Show”, the “TODAY” show, the “Rachael Ray Show,” “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer”, PBS, as well as NPR and BBC Radio. Following is a selection of Dr. Carter’s press appearances.

The Dr. Oz Show
Happiness Boosters


PBS Newshour
What makes us happy?


The Today Show
Kids crumbling under too much pressure?

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Everyday Health with Dr. Sanjay Gupta
6 Ways to Be Happy Alone
A study suggests that people have a hard time being alone with their thoughts. What can you do about it?
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Success
The Science of Being Happy
Surprisingly easy practices can mold you into a more cheerful, appreciative person—a person who loves their life.
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State of Health
Searching for Happiness? Look for Meaning, Not Money
If you’re one of those people looking, you should know that finding happiness doesn’t mean you have to be cheerful and upbeat all the time. There’s more than one way to get there. Experts say even pessimists can be happy.
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Seleni
How to Stop Resenting Your Spouse
5 steps to regaining your relationship after the birth of your child
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Prevention Magazine
The Secret To Happiness? Failure (Seriously)
Failure: we’ve been taught to dodge it, but science has found that welcoming this dirty little ‘f’ word can actually make us more successful and ultimately happier.
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The New York Times
How to Start a Year-Round Family Gratitude Ritual
Sometime this Thanksgiving or in the coming weeks, you and yours will probably share notes on the things for which you’re thankful.
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Voice America Radio: Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life with Kate Ebner
“Raising Happy, Resilient Kids with the Help of Sociologist and Happiness Expert Dr. Christine Carter”
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Fitness
Don’t Worry, Be Happy: Dr. Christine Carter Tells Us How
As the 80s hit goes, “everybody’s working for the weekend” and now, thanks to a recent Hampton Hotels survey, we know why.
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KQED; California Report
Chasing the Work-Life Balance
According to the Sloan Work and Family Research Network, almost two-thirds of California households with school-aged kids have both parents working outside the home. But striking the balance is an issue all families grapple with. Balancing work and family is a huge subject that takes the proverbial village.
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Whole Living
How to Spend Your Time the Way You Want To
“Managing our time is this generation’s biggest challenge. Busyness can’t be equated with importance or meaning, and it certainly can’t be conflated with happiness. The sooner we recognize that the happier we’ll be.” – Dr. Christine Carter
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Recent Blog Entries

Thursday Thought

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” Anaïs Nin

6 Ways to Be Happy Alone

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