resolutions

Short-Term Resolutions Can Create New and Better Habits

I take a CrossFit class almost every morning. The workouts are often quite intense, but they are usually short. When faced with a movement I don’t like—like “Wallballs” or the “Assault Bike”—I remind myself that I can do anything for 15 minutes. I find my resolve because the ask is limited. I’m able to manage…

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Humane Education Through History, Art, and Inspiration: An Interview with Robert Shetterly

Introduction: After graduating from college and moving to Maine in 1970, Robert Shetterly taught himself drawing, printmaking, and painting, becoming an illustrator at newspapers and of approximately 30 books. After the 9/11 attacks, Rob painted a portrait of Walt Whitman, etching a quote from Whitman on the painting. Thus began his Americans Who Tell the…

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children & nature

I Am a Humane Educator

Reading about the good works of others is inspiring. Use these sources for stories about humane educators who are working for a better world to inspire and empower yourself and others. Curated by the Institute for Humane Education.

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children & nature

Humane Parenting

Use these ideas and resources for helping you raise compassionate, conscientious children who become committed citizens and solutionaries. Curated by the Institute for Humane Education.

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humane living

Humane Living on a Budget

Tips, resources, and more for making choices that do more good and less harm for people, animals, and the earth while also considering economic costs. Curated by the Institute for Humane Education.

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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 look for ways to save money. Many people look to “dollar” and discount stores for their purchases, which saves them money, but also means that they’re making choices that harm people, animals, and the earth….

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