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The Good Life

Finding fulfillment in the things that matter.

10 Things Science Says Will Make You Happy 10 Things Science Says Will Make You Happy
by Jen Angel
Scientists can tell us how to be happy. Really. Here are 10 ways, with the research to prove it.
Be Happy Anyway Be Happy Anyway
by Sarah van Gelder, Doug Pibel
If money equals happiness, a financial crisis means we’re all gloomy, right? Or could the crisis actually work for us?
Book Review: Every Day is a Good Day by Wilma     Mankiller Book Review: Every Day is a Good Day by Wilma Mankiller
by Lilja Otto
Provides insights into the lives and ideas of indigenous women and invites readers to re-examine their own cultural and spiritual backgrounds.
The Good Life: Consumerism is so '90s
by Holly Dressel
In growing numbers, Americans are rediscovering that the real meaning of the good life doesn't come from things they can buy but from things they can feel.
Out of Time Out of Time
by Jonathan Rowe
The desperate quest to cram more into time has caused it to diminish. Could the cure for time scarcity be a vision of the Eternal?
An Offer of Unconditional Love
by Jamal Rahman
My grandfather, a Sufi Muslim teacher and healer in northern Bengal, often reminded his students: “If I cannot be compassionate with myself, I cannot truly be compassionate with others,” he said.
Book Review: Carfree Cities by J.H. Crawford Book Review: Carfree Cities by J.H. Crawford
by Guy Dauncey
Guy Dauncey reviews a book that praises the details in life that become noticable when people walk through their communities instead of driving.
Appalachian Ecovillage Appalachian Ecovillage
by Christopher Gutsche, Kathleen Smith
Campus housing goes green at Berea College.
The Lost Art of Dropping By The Lost Art of Dropping By
by Patrisia Gonzales
The Lost Art of Dropping By by Patrisia Gonzales - creating neighborliness.
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