Author(s): Christine Carter
In this inspiring and influential new book, Christine Carter synthesizes the very latest in neurological, psychological and sociological science to reveal the secret to success and happiness at work and at home. The standard strategies of re-prioritizing, multitasking, and even delegating are sure roads to failure! Instead, she shows that life gets easier when we focus on the Sweet Spot Equation- Take Recess + Switch Autopilot On + Unshackle Yourself from Unhelpful Technologies + Prioritize Relationships + Tolerate Some Discomfort = Finding Your Groove and Getting Out of Your Rut! Through an extraordinary blend of cutting-edge scientific research and its practical application, Carter offers a way not just to cope with modern pressures, but to truly thrive. Complete with The Easiest Thing sidebars that give readers simple start-here strategies, The Sweet Spot is the first book to offer readers a clear and achievable alternative to our modern busyness treadmill. Full of surprises about the ways we may have been going at this all wrong, it's a book about moving from trying to do things right to doing the right things.
CHRISTINE CARTER, Ph.D., got her PhD from UC Berkeley in sociology and is now the resident happiness expert at UC-Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center, an interdisciplinary research center that translates the study of happiness, resilience, and emotional intelligence for the public. The author of the bestselling Raising Happiness Dr. Carter blogs regularly for Greater Good, The Huffington Post, and Psychology Today. She has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Dr. Oz show Rachael Ray, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the Today show and NPR, and has helped thousands of people lead happier and more productive lives through her lectures and online classes. Her enewsletters have more than 50,000 subscribers. She lives with her husband, children and stepchildren in Berkeley, CA.