Bruce Feiler: Happy Families Share Their Time Together

Author Bruce Feiler explains why arranging a 15-20 minute meeting each week will boost the happiness factor for everyone in the family.

Author Bruce Feiler's new book, The Secrets of Happy Families, draws from copious amounts of research stretching across America. Feiler's starting point was a simple question: What do high-functioning families do that the rest of us could try to adopt? He was met with many overlapping answers related to problem solving, conflict management, and team-building exercises. In today's featured Big Think interview, Feiler discusses one such activity: the weekly family meeting.

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