What a Humane World Looks Like: Releasing the Things that No Longer Serve You
by Lynne Westmoreland There is an exercise in IHE’s Online Courses, the online course that I teach for the Institute…
What a Humane World Looks Like: Engaging Others with Compassion and Acceptance
by Cassandra Scheffman Editor’s Note: One of the most challenging aspects of being a humane educator or activist is engaging…
5 Videos to Help Cultivate Kindness
by Marsha Rakestraw Being kind is a daily practice that often takes a little effort but that reaps enormous rewards…
Living Our Epitaphs for a Better Life and a Better World
by Zoe Weil Most of us don’t write our own epitaphs, those brief summations of who we were, what mattered…
5 Minute Changemaker: Just Say No To Junk Mail
by Marsha Rakestraw While junk mail is on a downturn in the US, marketers still produce close to five billion…
10 Quotes on Gratitude
Usually for Thanksgiving here in the US, the IHE staff share what we’re thankful for. This year we decided to…
5 Assumptions We Should Try to Make About Everyone
by Marsha Rakestraw The recent US election has highlighted a significant divisiveness. And the media and social media have been…
True Price and MOGO Speed Rounds
Activities/Lesson Plans
Through these quick icebreakers, help make it second nature for students to think about how all their decisions relate to…
5 Minute Changemaker: Write Right Now for a Better World
by Marsha Rakestraw I have a friend who has written to legislators, corporations, and other leaders and officials since she…
Resources for Humane(r) Holidays
by Marsha Rakestraw Spending on Halloween this year is expected to reach an all-time high of $8.4 billion. A lot…
12 Tips for Saving Money and Making Humane Choices
by Marsha Rakestraw Although the economy is growing and poverty has slightly declined, many people still struggle with finances and…
5 Minute Changemaker: Pretend You Know (and Care About) Everyone
by Marsha Rakestraw The other day, as I was driving home from the dog park, I was following an SUV…