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Brief Bio

A sociologist and happiness expert at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, Christine Carter, Ph.D., is the author of The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Work and Home (January 2015) and Raising Happiness (2011).

A sought-after keynote speaker, Dr. Carter loves to share her work with new audiences.
Combining scientific research and practical application, she offers audiences not only a
way to cope with modern pressures, but a way to truly thrive. Speaking to executives,
general audiences, and parents, Dr. Carter looks at living life from our “sweet spot”—that
place of both power and ease.

Dr. Carter also writes an award-winning blog, which is frequently syndicated on the HuffingtonPost, PsychologyToday.com, PositivelyPositive.com, Medium.com, and several other websites. 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.

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Recent Blog Entries

Thursday Thought

“Busyness is not a sign of success, significance or importance. It’s a sign that we are not fulfilling our potential.” — Christine Carter in the Sweet Spot: How to Find … Read more…

How to Find Your Sweet Spot

Jill Suttie sat down with me recently to talk about my new book In 2009, Christine Carter felt like she had it all. On top of her dream job here at … Read more…

Happiness Tip: Fail at Your New Year’s Resolution

Photo by Avern This week is an important one for people who made New Year’s resolutions (I hope that’s you)! If you can keep your resolution for the rest of … Read more…

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Thursday, January 29, 2015
Cracking the Habit Code
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Microsoft
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Sunday, February 8, 2015
First Presbyterian Church
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Dominican University
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Sunday, March 1, 2015
Wisdom 2.0
San Francisco, CA