Emma Seppala

Emma Seppala

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D., is the science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University and author of The Happiness Track. She is also the founder of the popular news site FulfillmentDaily.com, and a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review and Psychology Today. Her work has appeared in Scientific American Mind, The Huffington Post, and Spirituality & Health. Seppälä holds degrees from Yale, Columbia, and Stanford. More at www.emmaseppala.com.

 
January 07 2016

The Happiness Track

Emma Seppala

Reading is a passion of mine, and finding authors whose message resonates with me is always a gift. This one struck a chord with me because it is not only well-researched and presented, but it is also about a topic I, and so many of you, struggle with. Life is about the journey, not the destination. This is the perfect book to snuggle up with this winter. Check it out!

January 07 2016

Why Parenthood Makes You More Mindful (and Happy!)

Emma Seppala

We sometimes think of parents as harried, tired and exhausted. We feel that parents have very little control of their lives. And that’s true. As parents ourselves, we often feel like we are losing our minds or losing touch with any ounce of wisdom that we might have had. Yet what we don’t realize is that parenthood actually making us more mindful and wise in three important ways. And there’s research to back that up.