Researchers say we’re distracted 47 percent of our lives. Increasing our focus could help us—and the people around us—feel happier.
In this collection of watercolor illustrations, a comics artist illustrates her journey through grief after the sudden death of her first child.
This Visual Learning lesson will get your students thinking about preparing for natural disasters and how they can reach out to those in need of relief aid.
As a young girl, Elizabeth Traina had a teacher tell her that she wasn’t an artist. Now she helps empower teachers and students through the belief that we are all artists. This is Elizabeth’s story.
This colorful poster compares eight healthy diets—vegan, Mediterranean, ancestral, glycemic index, anti-inflammatory, raw, traditional Asian, and Natl. Institutes of Health—and shares what they have in common (besides kale) and how they are different.
This mandala-esque poster is a happy self-care tool, and can also be adapted to classroom use.
Read Constantin's essay about feeling dependent on large corporations, and his efforts to ensure that his decisions remain his own.
Akaya Windwood, president of the Rockwood Leadership Institute and author of "What Can Change When We Learn to See Each Other," responds to essay winners of the Winter 2013 writing competition
Read Reyna's poem about a misunderstood young girl and a lonely old woman who find each other.
Read Adam's essay about how he was humbled by the kindness of someone he would normally ignore in a depressing area of town.
Read Nizhone's essay about his challenge of opening up to strangers and his commitment to keep trying.
Read Sumaiyah's essay about how the smile of the young grocery bagger gave her hope for her soon-to-be-born sibling.
TEDTalk by Candy Chang on connecting communities through art, sharing, and usable public spaces.
Are animals capable of feeling emotions? PBS Nature shares evidence that humans are not the only ones on the planet who cares, loves, and empathizes. Meet five animal odd couples.
Though not every participant can win the Fall 2012 writing contest, we'd like to share some excerpts that caught our eye.