The Luxury of the #ecohappy Life

Luxury has sometimes been described as having been democratized: No longer does an average person have no way of participating in …

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Earth-Funded* Study: Creation of Civilization is Imminent

Still thinking about and engaged in discussions about that… New studies are playing with new computer models, and once again…

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Facing Reality, Coming Home

We want to live with a  feeling of being at home, knowing our places and ways. A big part of cultural and national mythologies rev…

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Fitting Resolutions, Living Synergies

Life goes one of two ways: On, and circling the drain. Or on, and remaining active and truly alive. The first, worse, is easy and …

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Intentional Living: Crafting a Better Life

Between voluntary simplicity or even intentional poverty and nomadically independent “designed” or jet-setting luxury …

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The Revolution Will Not Be Thought

Once again, thanks to Russell Brand this time, a revolution is what’s being talked about. Once again, one person gets the sp…

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Life-Tracking Lessons for Better

It is at once one of the most commonsense and one of the most challenging observations: all too often, there is a wide disconnect …

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Aspirations and Better Ways

Living a middle class lifestyle, would you just want to give it up? Living in poverty, wouldn’t you be enticed by the images…

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Showing “EcoHappy” – Images of the Multiply Better Lives

The good life is still, all too often, portrayed and seen as something like the lifestyles of the rich and famous. We are quite aw…

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Re-Valuing Life Over Profit

The logic of the market seems only natural by now: What has a value must have a price, and everything falls under the domain of th…

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The Ecology of Civilization

It is easy to see a major point where civilization and environment interact: To get the great works of art and architecture, the p…

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The Pleasant and the Better

We, like all animals, seek pleasure and avoid pain. It is a truism – and one we need to learn to handle better. After all, w…

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