Give Gifts Top Banner

Sections
Home » Happiness » The Good Life

Get a FREE Issue. Yes! I want to try YES! Magazine

Nonprofit. Independent. Subscriber-supported. DONATE. How you can support our work.

YES! by Email
Join over 78,000 others already signed up for FREE YES! news.
[SAMPLE]
link

The YES! ChicoBag(R). Full-size tote that fits in your pocket!

 

The Good Life

Document Actions

Finding fulfillment in the things that matter.

This Is My Family This Is My Family
8 personal essays on what family is today.
Humanity, in Photos Humanity, in Photos
Photo Essay: A celebration of friendship, family, love, and laughter.
How To Have An Open Relationship How To Have An Open Relationship
by Jen Angel
Three simple tips for making it work
Reducing Our Speed Reducing Our Speed
Video: Why do we call life a journey and rush through it like it’s a race with a prize at the end?
Cycle Chic Around the Globe Cycle Chic Around the Globe
Video: What does fashion have to do with transforming biking from a recreational pastime to a way of life?
51 Ways to Spark a Commons Revolution 51 Ways to Spark a Commons Revolution
by Jay Walljasper
What you can do, alone and with others, to share life.
8 Food Rules from My 10-Mile Diet 8 Food Rules from My 10-Mile Diet
by Vicki Robin
After a month of hyperlocavore eating, Vicki Robin developed her own food rules for a lifetime.
A History of Happiness A History of Happiness
by Darrin M. McMahon, Ph.D.
We can learn a lot from older traditions that focused on being good rather than feeling good and measured happiness in lifetimes, not moments.
How to Make Biking Mainstream: Lessons from the Dutch How to Make Biking Mainstream: Lessons from the Dutch
by Jay Walljasper
The Dutch have spent 35 years perfecting the country's bicycling infrastructure. We, too, can transform biking from a recreational pastime to an integral part of our transportation system.
Resilient Ideas: A Hand-Built Home Resilient Ideas: A Hand-Built Home
by Sven Eberlein
No fortune? No skills? No problem. How a novice builder used mud–and teamwork–to make a house from scratch.
Movies, My Kids, and Me Movies, My Kids, and Me
by Shannon Hayes
Shannon Hayes used movies to give her daughters—and herself—an occasional break. Then they began to take over.
What is Real Wealth? What is Real Wealth?
by John Robbins
In an essay adapted from his new book, The New Good Life, John Robbins points out that we've been measuring happiness in all the wrong ways. How can we find true quality of life?
3 Pillars of a Food Revolution 3 Pillars of a Food Revolution
by Anna Lappé
As marketers learn to fake climate-friendly food, how do we spot the real thing? Anna Lappé says it's a question of values.
A Paradise Built in Hell A Paradise Built in Hell
by Rebecca Solnit
Rebecca Solnit's latest book explores communities that rise to the challenge of disaster.
Leaving It Up To Them Leaving It Up To Them
by Shannon Hayes
What happens when children raised in radical homes choose the straight and narrow?
Personal tools