Upset man screaming into phone
05/08/2019
Easy tips to feel more resilient and controlled—or, at least, exude the image that you are. Communication is ingrained in every facet of life, yet many struggle with fear, insecurity, and general... read more
Kneeling man gives red flower to woman
05/01/2019
New research suggests that spending money on ourselves gets old fast, but not spending money on others. Imagine what it would be like to eat at your favorite restaurant every day. Going there... read more
Young man looks at statue busts in museum
04/24/2019
One of the most fundamental aspects of aesthetics is to make you see, hear, feel, touch, and smell something that makes you know and sense you are fully alive. But what are the elements that... read more
overhead shot of beach with lots of sunbathers
04/19/2019
Are you stressed about how to entertain your kids spring break and warmer weather weekends? While having everyone more active after winter hibernating can feel daunting, it’s also a great chance... read more
A woman hiking in mountains reaches back to help another
04/01/2019
The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic, or hospital. ~Mark Hyman Over the five years I lived with my Mom’s cancer diagnosis, I became very skilled at... read more
A male volunteer in baseball cap paints board.
03/27/2019
Reasons to Volunteer There are many reasons to join volunteer organizations. There is satisfying work in volunteering and on the plus side you will also learn professional skills to support... read more
Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez with group of young people.
03/11/2019
The United States of America has struggled, since the beginning of the republic, to find deep peace and reconciliation with its history of immigration and race. New voices and leadership,... read more
Teen boy perche don playground equipment.
02/25/2019
A new study suggests that teens with purpose are more resilient and optimistic, even during a severe economic crisis.​ Now that I’m a parent, I pay more attention to bad news headlines than I used... read more
Heart-shaped box of Valentine chocolate
02/13/2019
We know that Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to indulge in any number of ways. For your sweetheart or your own sweet tooth, you’re in good company if you chow down on chocolate. Americans will... read more

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overhead shot of beach with lots of sunbathers
04/19/2019
Are you stressed about how to entertain your kids spring break and warmer weather weekends? While having everyone more active after winter hibernating can feel daunting, it’s also a great chance... read more
A woman hiking in mountains reaches back to help another
04/01/2019
The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic, or hospital. ~Mark Hyman Over the five years I lived with my Mom’s cancer diagnosis, I became very skilled at... read more
A male volunteer in baseball cap paints board.
03/27/2019
Reasons to Volunteer There are many reasons to join volunteer organizations. There is satisfying work in volunteering and on the plus side you will also learn professional skills to support... read more
Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez with group of young people.
03/11/2019
The United States of America has struggled, since the beginning of the republic, to find deep peace and reconciliation with its history of immigration and race. New voices and leadership,... read more
Teen boy perche don playground equipment.
02/25/2019
A new study suggests that teens with purpose are more resilient and optimistic, even during a severe economic crisis.​ Now that I’m a parent, I pay more attention to bad news headlines than I used... read more
Heart-shaped box of Valentine chocolate
02/13/2019
We know that Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to indulge in any number of ways. For your sweetheart or your own sweet tooth, you’re in good company if you chow down on chocolate. Americans will... read more
Mexican flag
02/04/2019
I translated this piece from the inaugural address of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to the Mexican Congress. A small-town born romantic, optimist, and possibilitarian who is receiving the... read more
WOman holding world globe up in front of her face.
01/30/2019
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Service Travel Experiencing new cultures or cities with friends and loved ones is eye-opening, enriching, and challenging in ways that help develop our character and help us grow as... read more
Mount Fuji with pagoda in foreground
01/23/2019
A bold reminder of the courage to believe in our better natures as people is branded into the constitution of Japan. An excerpt from the consitution reads: “CHAPTER II RENUNCIATION OF WAR... read more

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02/13/2015
Ge tin the know about climate options being proposed. The Story of Cap & Trade, released in December 2009, is a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the leading climate solution discussed at the... read more
02/13/2015
The Story of Electronics employs the Story of Stuff style to explore the high-tech revolution’s collateral damage—25 million tons of e-waste and counting, poisoned workers, and a public left... read more
02/13/2015
The Story of Cosmetics examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. The film reveals the implications for consumer... read more
02/13/2015
We have to remain hydrated, but how we do it truly matters. The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day), employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of... read more
01/12/2015
Amy Clark and Fernande Raine from Asoka explain how their global organization of over 3,000 social entrepreneurs and innovators around the world work together to find solutions to today's... read more
01/12/2015
Alexandra Fuller and her group from Level Ground Mixed Martial Arts talk about how they form relationships with Boston inner city kids through martial arts, connect them with mentors,... read more
01/12/2015
Cristina Ruiz and Melissa Ganley from One Brick Boston explain how they've made an impact on the Boston community by managing volunteers for dozens of non-profits. 
01/12/2015
Sasha Chanoff, Co-Founder of RefugePoint, talks to us about how his organization assists refugees in the most desperate, dangerous situations and helps them rebuild their lives.
01/12/2015
The team of Teen Empowerment talked to us about their impact throughout the Boston area by creating relationships between youth, police, and community.

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