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HAPPINESS  

Lights. Photo by Corey Balazowich flickr.com/photos/ coreyann The Light of Christmas

Pastor Don Mackenzie   |   Dec 24, 2010

May it be that someday, all people will have access to light in this darkness and be able to help with the important healing of creation.   MORE »



Photo by Dale Chumbley Happy Holidays? 6 Ways to Get There

James Baraz   |   Dec 23, 2010

Research-tested strategies for feeling the joy of the holiday season.   MORE »



NEW ECONOMY  

Tool-sharing: a simple way to share resources. Photo by Juli Learning to Live on Less

Sarah Byrnes   |   Dec 23, 2010

Connie Allen started a support group for friends adjusting to smaller incomes.   MORE »



Photo by John Cavanagh Yes, There is An Alternative

Robin Broad, John Cavanagh   |   Dec 20, 2010

More and more people, communities, and nations are taking steps to reduce their vulnerability to a volatile global economy.   MORE »



PEOPLE POWER  

'All the best for 2010.' Photo by Florian Seiffert flickr.com/photos/ seiffert 10 Most Hopeful Stories of 2010

Sarah van Gelder   |   Dec 22, 2010

There was plenty of disappointment and hardship this year. But the year also brought opportunities for transformation.   MORE »



Detail from book cover of All that We Share by Jay Walljasper All That We Share

Jay Walljasper   |   Dec 20, 2010

Welcome to a new kind of movement—one that reshapes how we think about ownership and cooperation.   MORE »



PEACE & JUSTICE  

Photo by Starhawk Shifting Sands: Jewish Women Confront the Israeli Occupation

Linda Frank   |   Dec 21, 2010

14 women find their voice in this collection of essays.   MORE »



PLANET  

People in Field. Photo by Dave King flickr.com/photos/ djking Why Sign Up for No Impact Week?

Aran Seaman   |   Dec 21, 2010

A veteran reflects on how the one-week carbon cleanse taught him to be happier—and how it could teach you, too.   MORE »



VIDEO OF THE WEEK   

The Third Side of Conflict is Peace

Dec 20, 2010

The secret to peace—within your family or the Middle East—could be as simple as taking a walk.   MORE »
Image from William Ury's TED Talk

YES! This Week will be back next Friday with a special extended edition
featuring the most popular stories of 2010. Until then…


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