58. Balancing the Big Stuff with Miriam Liss and Holly Schiffrin

Are You Curious About How To Build Healthy And Happy Life Balance?

Wondering How You Can Develop More Effective And Sustainable Practices At Work And At Home?

Interested In How Social Science Can Help Shatter Unhelpful Myths That Interfere With Your Effectiveness And Happiness?

Join Us For An Exploration About The Art And Science Of Balancing The Big Stuff With Psychologists And Authors Drs. Miriam Liss And Holly Schiffrin!

In this interview, psychology professors and authors Drs. Miriam Liss and Holly Schiffrin talk with us about their book, Balancing the Big Stuff: Finding Happiness in Work, Family, and LifeWe tackle topics including the science of best work and parenting practices, the myths that interfere with effectiveness, and helpful ways to think about success in our most important roles. We also offer concrete practices that can help you build and sustain happiness in the midst of your busy life. 


Dr. Miriam Liss is widely published on the topics of feminism, division of labor, parenting, and child autism and other developmental disorders. She has been interviewed on the topics of intensive parenting and attachment parenting for the Washington Post, MSNBC, and Live Science, and has co-authored a textbook titled the Psychology of Women and Gender with Norton coming out. 

Dr. Holly Schiffrin specializes in child development, parenting, and early intervention and has served as the president of the Virginia Academic and Applied Psychologist Academy of the Virginia Psychological Association. She has been interviewed about her research on parenting and well-being for and various other newspapers and parenting magazines.

Click the links to go to the university web pages for Dr. Miriam Liss and Dr. Holly Schiffrin.


Check out Balancing the Big Stuff: Finding Happiness in Work, Family, and Lifeby Drs. Miriam Liss and Holly Schiffrin

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Episode 58