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HAPPINESS

The good life doesn't have to cost the planet.

The Story of Stuff :: Another Way The Story of Stuff :: Another Way
by Annie Leonard
See The Story of Stuff, read our review of the film, and explore our selected YES! articles that address the complex issues that relate to our materials economy and how we can choose to live differently.
Christmas with No Presents? Christmas with No Presents?
by Colin Beavan
"No Impact Man" suspected the holidays would be just as merry without all the stuff.
The Good Life Doesn’t Have to Cost the Planet The Good Life Doesn’t Have to Cost the Planet
by Andrew Simms, Joe Smith
What if you woke up one day to find that humans eventually did make the right decisions, and those decisions had all the right effects and, well, the world turned out to be a pretty cool place.
Having a Voice Makes People Happy Having a Voice Makes People Happy
by Frances Moore Lappé
Most human beings are not couch potatoes and whiners. We are doers and creators. In fact, humans need to 'make a dent.'
Prison Meditation Prison Meditation
Real people show how to live the good life and share their secrets to happiness.
Laughter Yoga Laughter Yoga
Real people show how to live the good life and share their secrets to happiness.
Compassion is Good for the Brain Compassion is Good for the Brain
Real people show how to live the good life and share their secrets to happiness.
Pet Therapy Pet Therapy
Real people show how to live the good life and share their secrets to happiness.
Voluntary Simplicity Voluntary Simplicity
Real people show how to live the good life and share their secrets to happiness.
Secular Sabbath Secular Sabbath
Real people show how to live the good life and share their secrets to happiness.
Go Local Go Local
Real people show how to live the good life and share their secrets to happiness.
Bhutan’s Gross National     Happiness Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness
Real people show how to live the good life and share their secrets to happiness.
Happiness Class at Harvard Happiness Class at Harvard
Tal Ben-Shahar teaches the Happiness Class at Harvard University.
Keep Moving Keep Moving
Real people show how to live the good life and share their secrets to happiness. Run when you are over 80!
Urban Playground Movement Urban Playground Movement
The Urban Playground movement is bringing do-it-yourself fun to the heart of big cities. Kevin Bracken, who organizes events in Toronto, says the idea is to create spaces for participatory amusement.
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