The Good Life
Finding fulfillment in the things that matter.
Living Buildings, Living Economies, and a Living Future
by David Kortenposted May 18, 2011
- David Korten: Two ideas that bring me renewed hope that we can end our isolation from nature and from each other.
How Can We Solve the Jobs Crisis?
by Sarah van Gelderposted May 10, 2011
- Targeting workers, the unemployed, and public services won't do it. Help us find the solutions that will.
Radical Homemaking: It’s Not a Competition
by Shannon Hayesposted Apr 29, 2011
- When it comes to ecological living, there's always someone who's doing it better. So what?
The World of Our Dreams
by David Kortenposted Apr 18, 2011
- I find hope in the fact that for all our wondrous differences, at the core we humans all want most of the same things. Fortunately, what we want aligns with where we need to go.
Finding Creativity in Our Frenzied World
posted Mar 14, 2011
- Video: John Cleese on how to let your tortoise mind come out to play.
Dealing With U.S. Deficit: Outdoor Playtime For Kids
by Alyssa B. Johnsonposted Mar 08, 2011
- New Yorkers throw the "Ultimate Block Party" to reclaim play.
My Antidote to Overwhelm
by Shannon Hayesposted Mar 04, 2011
- Shannon Hayes: People ask me, “How do you do it all?” The answer is, I don’t … and there’s a good reason for that.
A Little Meditation Goes a Long Way
by Jason Marshposted Feb 25, 2011
- A new study offers the strongest evidence to date that meditation can change the structure of your brain.
Finding Love: Is it Different for Radical Homemakers?
by Shannon Hayesposted Feb 11, 2011
- Shannon Hayes reflects on Valentine's Day.
by Jonathan Reedposted Feb 04, 2011
- Jonathan Reed’s poem about what life would be like when you turn 50 seems depressing at first—but when you read the poem in reverse, life seems a lot brighter.
Beyond GDP: UK to Measure Well-Being
by Laura Stollposted Jan 27, 2011
- The UK is trying out a new way to see if government policies are improving people’s lives: ask.
Why the Kings of Bhutan Ride Bicycles
by Madhu Suri Prakashposted Jan 14, 2011
- Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley on Gross National Happiness, his country's traditions, and the importance of democracy.
Fixing the Future
posted Jan 14, 2011
- Video: David Brancaccio's full documentary as he travels the country to visit communities that are changing their economy in unique ways.
Out of Chaos
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jan 03, 2011
- 15 years ago, YES! co-founder Sarah van Gelder wrote this piece for the launch issue of YES! How well does it stand up in a world that is, if anything, more chaotic?
How To Keep Love Going Strong
by John M. and Julie Gottmanposted Jan 03, 2011
- Poster: 7 principles on the road to happily ever after.