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Coupons: Thrift is hip

Remember a few months back when Oprah's KFC coupon offer caused a feeding frenzy? In case you haven't heard, coupons are back. Analysts have noted a remarkable rise in the youth and affluent consumers, who before the recession, did not bother to look through the newspapers and cut out coupons. "...

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Tags: Cheap, Lifestyle, Savings
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AM Inspiration: O magic sleep! O comfortable bird - John Keats

Are you getting enough sleep, and is it something to lose any sleep over? Depending on who you listen to, Americans are sleep-deprived to the extent that it affects our wellbeing, or we're doing okay. A National Geographic article, "U.S. Racking Up Huge Sleep Debt", connected Americans' fewer-tha...

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Tags: Caffeine, Health, Lifestyle, Poetry, Relax, Sleep
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AM Inspiration: Mid-week Simplicity

Here are two mid-week meditations on simplicity. The first, by e.e. cummings, that master of deceptively-simple verse, tells us to be glad and young-- attitudes that can be consciously chosen and which cut through a lot of the complications in life. The second is by Emily Dickinson. you shall ab...

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Tags: Cummings, Emily dickinson, Lifestyle, Meaning, Poetry, Simplicity
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Board Member Juliet Schor Weighs in On NYT Debate: Food and Environment

New Dream Board Member Juliet Schor was published in the New York Times as part of Room for Debate: Toilet Paper and Other Moral Choices. She discussed an issue integral to our Cater to the Earth Campaign: the relationship between food choices and environmental impacts. Compared to producing veg...

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Tags: Carbon, Diet, Emissons, Greenhouse, Lifestyle, Meat, Vegetarian
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