Our Happy Planet

Our Happy Planet

How to adapt our lives and our ways of thinking for sustainable well-being.

Autumn's Fullness and Beauty: Quotations and Photographs

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
The fullness of life in autumn: quotations and photographs with commentary.

Why Do Smart, Caring People Ignore Environmental Issues?

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
Heal yourself and help heal the planet.

Deep Ecology and Evolution of Consciousness: Part 5 of 5

By Sandy Olliges M.A.
What's the way forward to a life-sustaining society? Can we get there from here?

Elation: The Amazing Effect of Witnessing Acts of Kindness

By Steve Taylor Ph.D.
Why do we have peak experiences when we see people being kind to each other?

Medicine Around the World

By Naveed Saleh M.D., M.S.
A tip on how to attain a global appreciation for the practice of medicine.

America Is Already Gone

By Stanton Peele
America is in irreversible decline - the country you knew is gone

The Best Kept Secret to Happiness: Compassion

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
How compassion is the best kept secret to being happy, healthy, wealthy and wise

The Place of Place in Our Lives

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
‘Place’ isn’t just background; sometimes it’s the main event

Motivating the Joy Response

By Seth Slater M.F.A.
Is the exuberance of joy a natural pressure relief valve for stress?

When You're Happy You Don't Have to Tell Anyone

By Chris Guillebeau
Real happiness is evident without words.

The Best Scientific Tool For Living Saner, Happier Lives

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
The Apples and Oranges Test: How to keep debates focused on the right questions

The Midas Effect

By Michele Wick Ph.D.
In this season of merry aquisition

Why I'm Optimistic about Young People Today

By Michael Ungar Ph.D.
6 stories that inspire me to believe children will make the world a better place

Shamu Gives Thanks to Macy’s Float?

By Rachel Clark
Will the Macy’s Parade help turn “Shamu” into a poster-child for global change?

From Sacks to Suicidality: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

By Jordan Gaines Lewis
A startling number of suicides from pro athletes as we begin to unravel CTE.

Mothered Earth

By Rachel Clark
Ask not what your planet can do for you…