October 7, 2014
at Katherine Delmar Burke School
7070 California Street
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Fostering Success Raising Kids Who Are Grateful, Gritty
Drawing on what psychology, sociology and neuroscience have shown about confidence, gratitude and grit — and using her own chaotic and often hilarious real-world adventures to demonstrate dos and don’ts in action — Christine Carter, PhD gives parents practical tips for creating families, schools and communities that nurture happy children including:
- The relationship between grit, perfectionism and success
- Tips on how to change your kids’ attitude into gratitude
- The spirit of kindness — how to raise kind, compassionate and loving children.
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: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents (2011). A sought-after keynote speaker, 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, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post, Parenting and dozens of other publications. She has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Dr. Oz Show, The Today Show, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, PBS, as well as NPR and BBC Radio.
Dr. Carter has helped thousands of people find more joy in their lives through her books, online classes, coaching and speaking engagements.