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Happiness-in-Action Heroes
Real people show how to live the good life and share their secrets to happiness.
Just the Facts :: Who’s Happier?
by Noah Grant
A better economy doesn't necessarily mean a happier country.
Readers Forum :: What Makes You Happy?
by YES! Readers
A collection of reader submitted ideas on what makes them happy, and what they are most grateful for in their life.
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.
Quote :: E.L. Konigsburg
by E.L. Konigsburg
“Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place. But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around.”
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?
A New American Dream
by Sarah van Gelder
Does happiness matter when the bottom is falling out the world economy and the politics of our country is changing? We think it does.
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Theme Guide :: Sustainable Happiness
What makes us happy? It's a question we could leave to philosophers and poets, except for this: the pursuit of happiness, as now defined, is running our world into the ground. So the question that may turn out to be key to our future is: How can we have happy people and a happy planet?
Theme Guide :: Sustainable Happiness
What makes us happy? It's a question we could leave to philosophers and poets, except for this: the pursuit of happiness, as now defined, is running our world into the ground. So the question that may turn out to be key to our future is: How can we have happy people and a happy planet?
Theme Guide :: Sustainable Happiness
What makes us happy? It's a question we could leave to philosophers and poets, except for this: the pursuit of happiness, as now defined, is running our world into the ground. So the question that may turn out to be key to our future is: How can we have happy people and a happy planet?
Story of a Sign
Sometimes all it takes is a stroke of a pen. A beautiful film by Alonso Alvarez.
If Everyone Cared
Nickleback's music video reveals what can happen if everyone cared. You and your students will be moved to step it up and give your time, talents, and care to those in need.
Connect and Engage: Addressing Fear
by Jing Fong
Here are lesson plans and how-to resources forcoming to terms with false assumptions about immigrants, the current economic crisis, and walls that separate important relationships. Simply put, it’s about addressing fear with clarity and calmness.
Mix It Up
What if you ate the same thing every day? Same goes with who you eat lunch with at school. It’s great to have your favorites, but it’s also good to have some variety in your life.