#EcoHappy

Exploring The Ecology of Happiness. Like Positive Psychology, But For Sustainability

Author: Gerald Zhang-Schmidt

To Earn – Money and Happiness

Money is not a basic human need. Its relationship to happiness is complicated. It has become so important, however, that…

To Have (Enough) – Valuing Things

One of the basic things that make happy, no matter how anti-consumerist we may want to be out of environmental…

Happinesses: Pleasure, Life Satisfaction, the Good Life

In spite of all the talk, let alone all the books, about happiness, we usually aren’t too clear about the…

at home and human…

Or, How the Anthropocene Will Not be Good or Bad…

To Do – Getting Active

One easy but evident problem with happiness: We see it as a state. It is an action. Or at least,…

To Be: Life, First

Before we can even talk about happiness, we need to acknowledge existence. It’s such an obvious issue, it hardly seems…

The “Things” That Make Happy

There are some essentials which are things. Maybe things could make us happier if we saw them differently. Either way,…

The Need for #ecohappy “Positive Ecology”-Approaches

When the threat is as clear as environmental destruction and climate change seem to the eco-alarmed… the aspirational may be…

Thoughts around Climate Strike

From one school girl’s lonely but headstrong protest, the school strike for climate has grown into a worldwide movement. There…

ecohappy: Say What?

Things are connected, sure: But why, then, do we hear so much more about the ways we’re destroying things? So…

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