The Joy of Generosity: 19 Children’s Picture Books
by Marsha Rakestraw Every holiday season there’s a bizarre conflicting focus on acquiring and sharing, getting and giving. Help bring…
In Trying to Do Good, Have You Lost Sight of the Bigger Picture?
by Marsha Rakestraw Browse bookshelves and blogs, and you’ll find stories of people striving toward extraordinary goals: zero waste, plastic-free,…
Happy Holidays
by Zoe Weil There are many holidays this time of year. People all over the world, religious and secular, celebrate,…
6 Ways to Create More Space in Our Overtasked Lives
by Marsha Rakestraw We want to do more to help create a better world, but we’re just so busy. How…
What Did You Learn This Year?
by Zoe Weil In the northern hemisphere, this week is the darkest of the year. As the days get longer…
Gratitude Feels Good and Leads to Good
by Zoe Weil In his chapter “Pay it Forward” in the book The Compassionate Instinct, Robert A. Emmons explores the…
Finding Joy Amid Suffering
by Zoe Weil As a humane educator who teaches about the most pressing challenges of our time, I’m often researching,…
Why Love a Leech?
by Zoe Weil For my blog post today, I’m sharing a recent essay I wrote for Care2.com, an online community…
Happy Day of Happiness! Spread Some Kindness Around
Today is the first United Nations International Day of Happiness, a day dedicated to spreading happiness to others. The website…
4 Ways to Overcome Despair
Image courtesy of MervC/Flickr. For my blog post today, I’m sharing a recent essay I wrote for Care2.com, an online…
Monday MOGO Tip: Add Something Good to Your Life
To many, making MOGO (“most good”) choices — choices that do the most good & least harm for ourselves, other…
The Best Time of Day is Right Now
 Ruby & Herschel snuggle on the bed. Image copyright Zoe Weil. Every night when I climb into bed, our dogs…