The Good Life
Finding fulfillment in the things that matter.
One Day Each Week Without Laptop, Phone, or TV? How a "Tech Sabbath" Can Heal Your Mind
by Erika Kosinaposted Jul 12, 2010
- A day of rest, it turns out, is still a good idea.
by Pastor Don Mackenzieposted Jul 08, 2010
- America may be free from a monarch, but can we be truly independent in a consumerist society?
Happy Cities for the Global South: Interview with Enrique Peñalosa
by Jay Walljasperposted Jul 02, 2010
- Former Bogotá mayor Enrique Peñalosa is convincing city planners from Beijing to Mexico City to create lively public spaces that center around people and community, not cars.
Live Dangerously: 10 Easy Steps
by Shannon Hayesposted Jun 28, 2010
- When Shannon Hayes made a list of easy steps for becoming a radical homemaker, she didn't realize just how revolutionary they were.
Back to Shore
by Pastor Don Mackenzieposted Jun 25, 2010
- A drift from substance is a recurring pattern in religious life. What will it take to call ourselves back to the essentials?
Wild Comfort: The Solace of Nature
by Rev. Wendy L. Bellposted Jun 25, 2010
- The Rev. Wendy L. Bell reviews Kathleen Dean Moore latest book.
10 Ways Our World is Becoming More Shareable
by Neal Gorenflo, Jeremy Adam Smithposted Jun 22, 2010
- We're sharing more things, more deeply, with more people. Why sharing is the answer to some of today's biggest questions.
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?