69. Connect with Community

Find ways of being active and involved in some kind of group activity. Joining a group, if you haven’t already, can reduce your risk of dying this year by half.


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Empowering Communities to Envision and Create Change

A great story of successful community organizing… Read More »

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Social Intelligence: The Science of Human Relationships

Daniel Goleman argues for the creation of a new social model of intelligence drawn from the emerging field of social neuroscience… Read More »

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The Power of Vulnerability

Shame researcher, Brené Brown, shares insights on the importance of vulnerability in achieving authentic human connection and a fulfilling life… Read More »

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Working For Good

Working for Good is a conscious-marketing and business-development company spearheaded by founder, CEO and author, Jeff Klein… Read More »

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Designing Healthy Communities

A project of the Media Policy Center, this 4-episode investigation provides a view into the health of U.S. cities… Read More »

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Ten Acts of Healthy Rebellion

I’m a fan of Rilke’s wise advice to “live in the questions.” But lately, ever since we launched our popular “101 Revolutionary Ways to Be Healthy” app, I am getting one question that always leaves me flummoxed: Of all 101 Ways, what’s your favorite?… Read More »

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A Manifesto for Thriving in a Mixed-Up World

We’re living in a society that is wired up to make us sick, overweight, depressed and stressed out.We can change this mixed-up reality.We can reclaim our well-being and create a better, more blissful world… Read More »

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Small Planet Institute

Founded in 2001 by Frances Moore Lappé, author of 18 books including Diet for a Small Planet, and Anna Lappé, author of Diet for a Hot Planet, the Small Planet Institute serves to further a transition to “Living Democracy.”… Read More »

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Dan Buettner

National Geographic writer and explorer Dan Buettner studies the world’s longest-lived people and distills their secrets into a single plan for health… Read More »

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Sustainable Table

This website celebrates local sustainable food, and offers an array of educational materials on food-related issues… Read More »

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Better Life Index

Nifty interactive tool promotes policies that improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world… Read More »

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Common Dreams

Nonprofit, nonpartisan citizens’ organization informing, inspiring and igniting change for the common good… Read More »

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Van Jones

Internationally recognized human rights and clean-energy economy pioneer… Read More »

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Blue Zones

The goal of Blue Zones is to help people live longer, better and happier lives… Read More »

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“The Hidden Influence of Social Networks”

Nicholas Christakis offers insights on how our lifestyle choices can impact those around us… Read More »

More of this 101 Way at our sister site Experience Life:

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Real-Life Connections

When our social lives unfold largely in the digital realm, it can damage our relationships and health in surprising ways. Discover why face-to-face connections count… Read More »

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Community Counts

Rebuilding a sense of neighborliness has become its own revolutionary act. Here’s why reconnecting with neighbors and fellow citizens is important… Read More »

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The Art of Conversation

How to improve face-to-face communication in a digital world… Read More »

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A Healthy Kind of Contagious

You’ve heard by now that you can “catch” obesity from your friends, family — even distant acquaintances. But you may have missed the flip side of that story: Good health and fitness are catching, too… Read More »

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Time to Connect

Is a hectic work life taking up all your time and energy, leaving little or nothing for your loved ones? Here’s how—and why—to create space for the relationships that matter most… Read More »

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