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?
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.
Color like a butterfly, eat like an ancient healer, and other ways to rediscover your inner wildness.
This 16-year-old is building himself a future free from mortgage payments, not to mention college accommodations that are a bit homier your average dorm room.
What’s better than turning a profit by selling your work? Filmmakers, cafe owners, and even corporations like Panera Bread point to the satisfaction that comes with giving it away.
Last year’s most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings on the science of living a meaningful life.
Video: Christine Carter offers three tips to avoid holiday stress and experience the joys of the season.
All of us lose loved ones over the course of our lives, and the pain of those losses is especially sharp during the holiday season. Passing on their memories to younger generations is a gift that truly lasts.
Video: This Black Friday, celebrate your favorite non-shopping activity with this invitation from The Story of Stuff Project.
Studies show that gratitude has an inverse correlation with depression—the more grateful you are, the happier you are. Eleven thinkers, throughout the ages, on why being thankful matters.
A study suggests that the experiences that make us notice the vastness of the universe also make us feel there’s more time in the day.
Laughter, the arts, touch, sleep. What you can do in your everyday life to get healthier.
Farmers across the country are taking to rooftops, vacant lots, any space they can find to build an urban farm revival.
A series of studies shows that wealth doesn’t make us happier—but the respect of others does.