• Meet Fadak: Australia's Inspiring Refugee Advocate Jun 24-- Fadak Alfayadh spent her childhood in Iraqa country that shifted from one world to an entirely different, unliveable one seemingly overnight. 15 years ago Fadak sought refuge with her family in Australia, where they received little support from the system but were welcomed by their community in Dandenong, Victoria. Today, Fadak is paving the way for the refugees who have ...

    Read Full DailyGood
  • The Gift of Humility Jun 23-- The act of receiving a gift from another requires recognition of our dependence on those around us. Yet it can be difficult for us to live in a space where we're confronted with the notion of giving up control. "From the air we breathe, to the body we each inhabit, we are living a profound gift, and yet, we can ...

    Read Full DailyGood
  • Happiness Experts on Why Mind Wandering Can Be So Miserable Jun 22-- In the last 15 years, the science of mind wandering has become a popular topic of scholarly study, thanks in part to advances in brain imaging. It turns out that our brains are wily, wild things, and what they do when we're not paying attention has major implications for our happiness. In 2010, Matt Killingsworth, then a doctoral student at ...

    Read Full DailyGood
  • Island of Plenty Jun 21-- Eva and her family live an isolated life on the remote island of Stra Dmun, in the middle of the North Atlantic Sea, with the occasional helicopter visit their only connection to the outside world. While they are geographically isolated, Eva states that she never feels lonely. Eight generations of her family have lived on this island, with children seeing ...

    Read Full DailyGood
  • Happiness is Practice, Not Pleasure Jun 19-- Put aside your preconceptions of happiness and join Krista Tippett with French born Tibetan monk Matthieu Ricard, author of Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill. Ricard reframes happiness as not simply a pleasure or sensation to be experienced, but as a skill to be practiced and cultivated. He asks, "What are the inner conditions that foster a ...

    Read Full DailyGood

The Courageous Mary Oliver Lisa Starr shares her insights from the last years of ... 14474 Reads

Breathing into Balance We've discovered that breathing more deeply helps us center ourselves, ... 9617 Reads

Grief is Praise In this excerpt from The Smell of Rain on Dust, ... 7263 Reads

SuperBetter: A Healing Game In the face of death, or other deeply challenging circumstances, ... 6301 Reads

A Good Death: An Interview with Stephen Jenkinson Author of Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, ... 5938 Reads

Searching for Meaning Purpose and Patterns Underneath many of the problems facing us today lie personal ... 5519 Reads

Read More ...

Popular Syndicated Stories

12 Truths I Learned from Life and Writing
by Anne Lamott (75043 reads)

The Joy of Being a Woman in Her Seventies
by Mary Pipher (58119 reads)

Mary Oliver: Instructions for Living A Life
by On Being (18505 reads)

Drinking the Tears of the World: Grief as Deep Activism
by Francis Weller (15221 reads)

The Courageous Mary Oliver
by Lisa Starr (14474 reads)

Top 10 Kindness Stories of 2018
by KindSpring Editors (13237 reads)

Mary Oliver: Poet of Awe
by Fabiana Fondevila (11701 reads)

5 Core Practices for More Meaningful Conversations
by Oren Jay Sofer (11630 reads)

The Geography of Sorrow
by Tim Mckee (9922 reads)

Breathing into Balance
by Patty de Llosa (9617 reads)

When Crafts Become Activism
by Tracy L. Barnett (8820 reads)

The Difference Between Fixing and Healing
by On Being (8524 reads)

Quote Bulletin

No one has ever become poor by giving.
Anne Frank

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 245,126 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?

Trending DailyGoods May 26: The Courageous Mary Oliver (14,474 reads) Jun 16: Sleep is Your Superpower (7,911 reads) May 8: Breathing into Balance (9,617 reads) Jun 1: Grief is Praise (7,263 reads) May 31: Why We Walk (3,992 reads)

More ...