Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Tag: happiness

Connecting with nature is a path to finding joy in life

An interview with the creator of the short film “Ode to Joy,” which celebrates connection with nature as a portal to deeper connection with self and each other.

Discontent by design

Like peace and love, such happiness rests within, it is the birthright of everyone, and yet, lost in the hollow world of consumption, competition and uncertainty many, if not most people, experience this inherent state fleetingly at best.

GDP versus lasting growth

What matters to individuals everywhere is not GDP growth, what matters, is the creation of happy, harmonious societies.

We Know Nature Makes Us Happier. Now Science Says It Makes...

New studies show being in nature may increase your willingness to be generous, trusting, and helpful toward others.

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‘Important victory’ for Florida higher ed: court upholds block on DeSantis censorship law

"This is an important step in preserving the truth, civil liberties, and a better future," said one state ACLU attorney.

Who’s in control of how we remember the Iraq War?

 “All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory.” --Viet Thanh Nguyen

Global freshwater demand will exceed supply 40% by 2030, experts warn

“The scientific evidence is that we have a water crisis. We are misusing water, polluting water, and changing the whole global hydrological cycle, through what we are doing to the climate. It’s a triple crisis.”

Michigan opens the door to restoring union power

For the first time in nearly 60 years, a state is poised to reverse its “right to work” law and begin to undo the damage of a corporate-driven anti-union trend.

Two questions about Trump and Republicans that stump progressives

At a time when the country is tearing itself apart, when progressives and conservatives each see the other as immoral and un-American, we must begin to understand why this is happening.