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.

Empowering Communities to Envision and Create Change

A great story of successful community organizing… Read More »

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 »

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 »

Working For Good

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Sustainable Table

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

Better Life Index

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

Common Dreams

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

Van Jones

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

Blue Zones

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

“The Hidden Influence of Social Networks”

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