The Good Life
Finding fulfillment in the things that matter.
Solstice in a Finnish Village
posted Jun 21, 2010
- Bonfires, birch branches, and saunas. And a chance to discover who will be your true love.
Life After Worry
by Akaya Windwoodposted Jun 15, 2010
- Imagine what could happen if instead of focusing on worst-case scenarios and fears, we put our attention on what we deeply desire and are working toward?
Radical Homemaking for the Real World
by Shannon Hayesposted Jun 09, 2010
- Relationships around here are hardly ideal or like-minded. They’re complex. And I wouldn’t have it any other way.
The Work Ahead
by Shannon Hayesposted May 24, 2010
- Growing renewed relationships with our food, homes, and communities requires getting our hands dirty.
A World on Two Wheels
posted May 19, 2010
- Video: Can you imagine a city where bikes rule? Flashback to the Netherlands' vibrant mid-century bike culture.
Compassion Comes First
by Rabbi Ted Falconposted May 06, 2010
- Seattle makes a 10-year commitment to become a more compassionate city.
Making a Difference Makes You Happy
by Tim Kasserposted May 05, 2010
- A series of studies find that activism brings pleasant emotions, greater life satisfaction, and more experiences of freedom, competence, and connection to others.
posted Apr 23, 2010
- The residents of Portland are literally tearing their city up. Who says cities have to be islands of concrete?
Social Action: The Church’s Ministry in the World
by Pastor Don Mackenzieposted Apr 16, 2010
- Somewhere in our history, the link between inner spirituality and its expression in the world as loving social action grew faint. To renew that connection, we can draw deeply on traditions that call attention to our Oneness.
Maryland Launches Genuine Progress Indicator
by Scott Gastposted Apr 02, 2010
- By changing what they measure, Marylanders can see for themselves whether chasing the benefits of continued economic growth is worth the costs.
The Birthday Balloon
by Shannon Hayesposted Mar 11, 2010
- Somewhere in our consumer culture, we have confused material items with expressions of love.
Why Everyone Suffers in Unequal Societies
by Brooke Jarvisposted Mar 04, 2010
- An interview with epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson, whose research shows that what the healthiest and happiest societies have in common is not that they have more, but that what they have is more equitably shared.
by Caitlin Battersbyposted Feb 01, 2010
- Mystified by all the labels? How to buy humane eggs and meat.
An Invitation to Sacred Intention
by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Sheikh Jamal Rahmanposted Jan 26, 2010
- Three friends from different faiths offer guidance for forming intentions that focus not on what we do or don't have, but on who we are.
Between Overworked and Out of Work
by Dean Bakerposted Jan 15, 2010
- Giving employers incentives to offer paid time off would boost employment, stimulate the economy, and help the U.S. move toward a healthier life-work balance.