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, 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

The Happiness Track

Reading is a passion of mine, and finding authors whose message resonates with me is always a gift. This one struck a chord with...

Why Parenthood Makes You More Mindful (and Happy!)

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....