Don’t Rely on Money for HappinessPeople in the “poorest of the poor” communities in which money is not a high value can feel as happy as people in high-income Scandinavian countries. Read More »
Vegetable Yum SoupThis soup recipe helps provide the body with nutrient- and fiber-rich vegetables in an easy-to-digest format, while the broth helps supply water for detoxification and a sense of satiety. Read More »
Family Time in the WoodsProminent nature writer Richard Louv offers ways for families and communities to connect to the natural world. Read More »
Everyday Adventures: Taking to Vans & RVs for Life on the RoadMany Americans choose to travel in recreational vehicles (RVs) or well-equipped vans with all the comforts of home—no hotels, just the open road and a tank full of gas. Cindy Jane is a Florida naturalist, vegan advocate, accomplished artist and wife to land surveyor Kevin Georgeson. Now 50 years old, she’s had a dream since she was 18 to travel the country in a van, visiting state and national parks, hiking trails and spending quality time in nature. She envisions setting up an easel and painting in inspiring settings. “It’s about getting out of that social norm of always knowing what the next day is going to be like, doing the same thing every day. I like a little bit of the unknown, the unexpected. I want to see things. I want adventure. I want the freedom that comes with going,” she says. Read More »
Nature to the Rescue: Kids Come Alive OutdoorsTake the entire family exploring outdoors with these fun ideas to get children actively involved with nature in ways that open their senses while also moving their bodies. Read More »
Sweet Mango SmoothieSweet fruit pairs with spinach for an extra dose of fiber, vitamins and super-green-detoxifying antioxidants to make a delicious, healthy version of a mango smoothie. Read More »
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