Happiness
The Benefits of Gratitude

There’s an old saying that if you’ve forgotten the language of gratitude, you’ll never be on speaking terms with happiness. It turns out this isn’t just a fluffy idea.

War and Peacemaking in Liberia

Former soldier Christian Bethelson’s only job skill was killing—until a chance meeting on a muddy road transformed his life, and many others through it.

Lily Yeh: Beauty in Broken Places

The YES! Breakthrough 15: Healing war-torn, broken, and economically devastated communities through art.

Why We’re Not Afraid

“Our communities need us—we are all leaders.” A message for the powers that were.

An Interfaith Occupation

The Occupy movement is bringing deep moral questions that many religions confront to the forefront of national conversation. How faith groups are joining in.

Occupy Wall Street’s Moral Ground

Much of the Occupy movement’s power comes from a simple moral message: It’s wrong to wreck the world. It’s wrong to wreck the health and hopes of others.

YES! Recommends: The Legacy Project

At a time of economic uncertainty—when your students are wondering about their future—the Legacy Project might serve as a compass to help them create their lives, connect to others, and change their world.

Father John Blogs on No Impact Week

Appalachian priest John Rausch has to drive 22,000 miles a year as part of his ministry. But he wants to strike a balance between the needs of the earth and those of his community.