Features

Issue

Title

Bringing Up Kitty None 

Bringing Up Kitty

Adorable as new kittens are, they need the right conditions, from bedding to food to scratching surfaces—and a proper introduction to their new home—to thrive.

Loving Nature None 

Loving Nature

In a time in which digital devices often rule, kids will happily head outdoors for adventures involving gardens, bugs and birds that spark their interest and creativity.

Potluck for the 21st Century None 

Potluck for the 21st Century

Using phone apps as well as workplace and neighborhood contacts, friends and strangers are coming together to share healthy, home-cooked meals.

Power Switch None 

Power Switch

Costs are down, technology is up and tax credits are up for grabs. There’s never been a better time to declare energy independence and explore solar, wind and geothermal options.

Ocean Robbins on Personal and Planetary Health None 

Ocean Robbins on Personal and Planetary Health

Leading health advocate and author of the newly released 31-Day Food Revolution dishes on the links between diet, community and the planet.

The Art of Healing None 

The Art of Healing

Therapy that combines music, art, dance, theater and writing is helping people heal from trauma, autism, panic attacks, addictions and chronic conditions like PTSD.

Into the Woods None 

Into the Woods

Hiking combines the heart-healthy and anti-aging benefits of walking with the calming and mood-elevating benefits of nature.

Sacred Space None 

Sacred Space

From refrigerators decorated with kids’ drawings to a bowl of sea glass in the bathroom, bliss corners dedicated to personal memories and mementos can provide inspiration and beauty in our daily lives.

Native Intelligence None 

Native Intelligence

Native plants need less water, fewer chemicals and live longer than exotics and cultivars, supporting birds, bees, butterflies, wildlife and a healthy ecosystem.

Saving a Drop to Drink None 

Saving a Drop to Drink

Fresh water supplies are dwindling globally, including in the U.S., yet we can do things on a personal level to help hold onto this finite resource.