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HAPPINESS

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

Can Elders Save the World
by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi
This is no time to be wasting the talents and wisdom of elders.
7 Ways to Keep Your Marbles
by Jeanette Franks
Tactics to live a long healthy life.
Where Will I Live When I Get Older? Where Will I Live When I Get Older?
by Carolyn McConnell
Green House Project replaces nursing homes.
Of, By and For Seniors: Japanese Seniors Co-operatives Of, By and For Seniors: Japanese Seniors Co-operatives
by Robert Marshall
Japanese families are getting smaller while the ranks of the aged are growing. A co-operative has stepped into this vacuum, connecting thousands of elders who have something to give and something to receive.
Parenting: The Sequel Parenting: The Sequel
by Steve and Rita Old Coyote, Dee Axelrod
These grandparents bring savvy and compassion to the task of raising another generation
What Is Old Age For?
by William Thomas
It turns out there is a reason humans live decades after our reproductive years end, a reason obscured by reference to "the golden years" and endless products designed to keep us young. The truth is we need our elders to be elders.
Toxins to Be Pulled from Cosmetics
by Stacy Malkan
Three top cosmetics firms announce they are removing toxic chemicals from their products.
Art in the Village Art in the Village
by Abby Scher
From abandoned to beautiful: Lily Yeh partnered with the youth of North Philadelphia to transform a neighborhood.
Appalachian Ecovillage Appalachian Ecovillage
by Christopher Gutsche, Kathleen Smith
Campus housing goes green at Berea College.
Extreme Makeover: Neighborhood Edition
by David Wann
Five Ways to a Great Place Five Ways to a Great Place
by Kathy Madden
Project for Public Spaces works to create places that attract people. What makes these places work?
The New City Beautiful The New City Beautiful
by Francesca Lyman
Vancouver, Seattle, London, and Chicago are getting healthier and more beautiful through "green urbanism."
Cities For All: An Interview with Angela Glover Blackwell Cities For All: An Interview with Angela Glover Blackwell
by Sarah van Gelder
Angela Glover Blackwell is founder and CEO of PolicyLink, a national organization working for economic and social equity. Her work has centered on revitalizing low-income communities and communities of color and public-interest law. She recently co-authored Searching for the Uncommon Common Ground: New Dimensions on Race in America (2002, WW Norton & Co).
The Lost Art of Dropping By The Lost Art of Dropping By
by Patrisia Gonzales
The Lost Art of Dropping By by Patrisia Gonzales - creating neighborliness.
The Fragrance of Faith: the Enlightened Heart of Islam by Jamal Rahman The Fragrance of Faith: the Enlightened Heart of Islam by Jamal Rahman
by Rabbi Ted Falcon
A book as important as Jamal Rahman's The Fragrance of Faith needs to be recommended with as much grace as possible for it contains precious reminders that the spiritual teachings of Islam are as filled with compassion as they can be.
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