What might history teach us about living more simple, less consumerist lifestyles?
A moving sampling of participants’ reflections from the first two days of the Gratitude Challenge.
At the Karma Kitchen, people enjoy a meal that’s already paid for—and are invited to continue the chain of generosity. In the process, organizers and participants alike learn the transformative power of gratitude.
These filmmakers toured Haiti's rural south in a pickup truck for 10 days. The footage they captured shows a side of Haitian life most have never seen.
Don't think rituals celebrating costumes and candy can make you happier and healthier? Science says they can.
Want to unstuff your life? Find the tools that multitask.
Glamorized consumer culture has serious side effects—and to help people in remote Indian villages understand this, one filmmaker brought them to the West. Here’s what they thought of the dark side of Western lifestyles.
Selling food in the freezing rain is not my favorite thing. But seeing my customers come out in the bad weather reminded me of why of do this work.
Gone are the days of the emotionally distant breadwinner. Today’s dads are more and more involved in their kids’ lives.
Think an island-hopping cruise across the Pacific is only for the elite? Not if you take the slow boat.
Discover natural highs, map your interdependence, and other ways to discover joy within your reach.
Frances Moore Lappé on how countries and cities around the world, from Bhutan to Boston, are measuring well-being beyond GDP.
Children’s future happiness is not tied to how well they behave or whether they will be able to hold a job. It is tied to their ability to create with their minds and their hands.
Breaking our families into nuclear units has an ecological and emotional cost. Could the multigenerational farm remind us where to turn for a viable future?
Video: Take a journey to Yosemite National Park with the Amazing Grace 50+ Club, a Los Angeles-based church group that strives to bring more people of color to our national parks.