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.
The appearance of “bloodsucking parasites” in one farm family’s pond got them thinking: How could we be so comfortable with our natural world, yet paranoid about harmless—and helpful—creatures in it?
A farmer sings the praises of having non-farmers close at hand.
Forty years ago, almost half of American kids biked to school. A smart idea for getting kids pedaling again.
The downsides of doing it all.
The dystopian tale is really about compassion, empathy, and cooperation, argues Jeremy Adam Smith—and there's scientific reason for that.
Is job security real security? Shannon Hayes makes the case for diversifying your income.
Gus Speth imagines a compelling vision of a better, happier country—and how to make it possible.
The author of Ecotopia, who died in April, left behind his final thoughts on hope and transformation.