Many of us believe getting more of the things we value will make us happier, but new research suggests that cutting back on life’s pleasures helps us enjoy them significantly more.
Discover natural highs, map your interdependence, and other ways to discover joy within your reach.
Whether you’re looking for ways to save a few bucks or to be kinder to the environment, these are some fun tips to fight the cold.
Spoons, sardines, telephone charades, and other activities to put a boost in your get-togethers.
Erin McCoy tells the story of how she gave up driving, despite her love for cars, and examines the challenges facing drivers who don't live in cities.
Last year, YES! publisher Fran Korten shared her efforts to move more stuff out of her house than into it. With the season of “stuff” upon us again, here’s what she’s learned about unstuffing her life.
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Getting your stuff fixed instead of throwing it away is good for the environment as well as for your bank balance. So why is this craft dying out in America?
A study suggests that the experiences that make us notice the vastness of the universe also make us feel there’s more time in the day.
Don’t let the spandex-clad iron men scare you off! Here are seven reasons why all types of people are biking to work—and why cities are encouraging them.
Tending your yard doesn’t have to be noisy, irritating, or fuel-intensive. Here’s how you can unplug.
How can planners attract the 60 percent of Americans who say they would bike more if they felt more secure? The answer could be cheap and simple.
Why go back to the way things were when we can create housing that embraces the best of tradition and the best of new thinking?
Corbyn Hightower and her family moved from affluence to poverty—and into a "funky, junky" house that's been the happiest move of their lives.