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  • Favio Chavez, Recycled Orchestra's Director

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    The Recycled Orchestra is inspiring millions by showing how far the power of music and hope can take you when you have nowhere to go but up.
  • Adam Shell and Nicholas Kraft in Valencia, CA

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    Two young documentary filmmakers are scouring the country to find America's happiest people.
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    Join in the festivities on March 20
Woman buying tomatoes at Eastern Market.
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Mixing It Up at Detroit's Eastern Market

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At Detroit's Eastern Market—the largest open-air public market in the country—people as diverse as the produce have converged for 125 years to shop,...
Be Part of Character Day on September 22

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Take Part in Character Day on September 22 [Video]

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Be a part of Character Day this September 22 by celebrating your strengths and the strengths of those around you.
7 Tips to Find Your Own Tribe

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8 Tips to Find Your Own Tribe

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Want to feel happier, with a greater sense of connection and belonging? Join the club.
Find Your Tribe

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Find Your Tribe

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Meet three people who followed their passion, found a community, and discovered a radical kind of well-being.
Gossip: bad habit or good for the group?

Go Ahead and Gossip

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Though usually thought of disparagingly as a bad habit and a transgression, research shows that we may love gossip for a reason—possibly for the good...
Two women are on a journey to discover what makes Americans happy.

Walking the Talk

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Two women from Vermont really want to have a conversation with you.

Power of the Page

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Back in the day, unless you were taking a literature class, you did your reading and analyzing pretty much on your own. Then in the 1990s, suddenly...
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31 Days of Community

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Continuing out Year of Happiness, here are 31 ideas and words of inspiration for building a stronger community.
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10 Ways to Build Community

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We all thrive from connection—whether it’s with family, friends or neighbors. Creating a network of friendly relationships in your neighborhood can...
Adam Shell and Nicholas Kraft in Valencia, CA

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Happy Trails

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Two young documentary filmmakers are scouring the country to find America's happiest people.

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