"The very first condition of lasting happiness is that life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self."
- Hugh Black
|April 19, 2015|
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Constructive headlines from the world
New Posted January 9, 2003
The automobile industry's shifting paradigm
Hybrid cars going mainstream?
Alternatives to oil
Drive to Survive 2003
(Institute of Ecolonomics)
[still more] (New York Times)
Asking important questions
Reclaiming our courage
(WorkingForChange.com -- Working Assets)
Peace is made with enemies
(Cape Cod Times)
Woman's bid to break AIDS cycle
(BBC World News)
The power of words
The human factor: What makes our species unique?
New human-interest stories on public radio
The Next Big Thing
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[In Good Actions] Looking In, Looking Out
Good Stories offer up nuggets of wisdom, compassion, humor, and gratitude.
Good Work is all about helping YOU generate positive, constructive change in your workplace.
Good Actions are stories of and from people and non-profits who are changing their corners of our world.
Good People are courageous. They think outside of the box. And they inspire us to be courageous, too.