Three Cape Buffalo in brown grass
08/10/2016
I thought bringing my mother to Kenya would help us grow our relationship and friendship, and improve our mother-daughter bonding. I was right, but it was in a way I didn’t really plan… because... read more
back of woman wearing orange shirt says VOLUNTEER
08/03/2016
“Volunteer” and “vacation” may seem like a contradiction of terms – why work on your relaxing holiday? But some travelers over 50 are trading sunning on beaches, standing in line at crowded tourist... read more
a young boy cuddles his baby brother in a white chair
07/27/2016
by Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | Greater Good Science Center What’s behind your choice to help another human being? Are you motivated by sheer, unadulterated benevolence? Do you do it only if the... read more
man and woman helping each other across stream
07/20/2016
by Elizabeth Hopper | Greater Good Science Center The idea that helping others is part of a meaningful life has been around for thousands of years. Aristotle wrote that finding happiness and... read more
graphic of hand turning on light switch in brain
07/13/2016
The events of July have people struggling to comprehend many things – but most importantly how have we allowed citizens of this great nation to become so disenfranchised, ignored, and hurt... read more
Dalai Lama with birthday message and quote
07/06/2016
Today, July 6, is the 81st birthday of His Holiness, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. To celebrate, practice what he preaches and find new ways to express compassion and connection in your world.... read more
close up of smart phone screen with social media app icons
06/22/2016
I am a social media aficionado. The internet allows me to access information immediately. As I am eternally curious, it is a dream come true. Answers to questions are always at a fingertip. And... read more
exterior of Greyhound bus terminal
06/15/2016
by Maria Jain | Daily Good Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in. --Isaac Asimov "Only crack sellers, loonies and... read more
hearing aid held in woman's open palm
06/08/2016
Sisters Camil and Shenoa bounce around the playground at Centro Cristiano de Servicios Medicos in a busy neighborhood of Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic. They show me how they can do... read more

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man and woman helping each other across stream
07/20/2016
by Elizabeth Hopper | Greater Good Science Center The idea that helping others is part of a meaningful life has been around for thousands of years. Aristotle wrote that finding happiness and... read more
graphic of hand turning on light switch in brain
07/13/2016
The events of July have people struggling to comprehend many things – but most importantly how have we allowed citizens of this great nation to become so disenfranchised, ignored, and hurt... read more
Dalai Lama with birthday message and quote
07/06/2016
Today, July 6, is the 81st birthday of His Holiness, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. To celebrate, practice what he preaches and find new ways to express compassion and connection in your world.... read more
close up of smart phone screen with social media app icons
06/22/2016
I am a social media aficionado. The internet allows me to access information immediately. As I am eternally curious, it is a dream come true. Answers to questions are always at a fingertip. And... read more
exterior of Greyhound bus terminal
06/15/2016
by Maria Jain | Daily Good Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in. --Isaac Asimov "Only crack sellers, loonies and... read more
hearing aid held in woman's open palm
06/08/2016
Sisters Camil and Shenoa bounce around the playground at Centro Cristiano de Servicios Medicos in a busy neighborhood of Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic. They show me how they can do... read more
woman looking over cloud filled valley
06/01/2016
by Jocelyn Mercado | Pachamama Alliance We live during a time of awakening consciousness, a time in which we are exploring ways to bring the Sacred Feminine to a more central focus in... read more
workers planting in nursery garden of Haiti
05/25/2016
When was the last time you walked into your yard or car park, looked up at the trees, and in the same thought, gave thanks for the education of your children? It’s not a correlation I’ve ever... read more
Mountain river coursing over rocks past trees
05/18/2016
by Jocelyn Mercado | Pachamama Alliance All of the Earth used to be wild and untouched. Human settlement has impacted landscapes since before written history. In recent centuries, with the... read more

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