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Julia Moulden

How Your Carpet Choice Can Improve Child Labor Standards

Julia Moulden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Julia Moulden

How can you tell if that gorgeous handmade rug you have your eye on (or that's underfoot right now) was made without child labour?

Creating The Future With You In Mind

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

This summer I hung out with a bunch of students and professors who do exactly that: imagine men and women like us and create digital products that meet our needs.

Self Portrait No. 1: I'm A New Radical

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Why not run a series of New Radical self-portraits? Ask a bunch of people who are making a difference through their work to speak to you directly, by answering four simple questions.

Can You Unplug And Recharge When You're Trying to Save The World?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

What's it like to give yourself permission to stop when it's not just about making another million, but saving a million lives (or making a world of difference)?

Better Business: 500-Year Vision, Part Two

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

I tell people to work on the practical side - like the MBAs in Sustainability - but also on your inner life. You need emotional and spiritual capital because you're effectively standing outside the existing system.

How To Kick The Fossil Fuel Habit

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

A funny thing happened on the way to the 21st century: we got hooked on fossil fuels. Now, much as we'd like to kick the habit, we're finding it really hard to do. Tom Rand thinks he can help.

Can Women Over 50 Look Great In Jeans?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Last week's column got lots of comments. Readers weighed in on a range of topics, but one simple question really stirred the pot, "Can I still wear jeans after 50?"

What Women Over 50 Need To Know

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Luckily for Barbara Grufferman, she's pulled it all together in a smart, simple book called The Best of Everything After 50: The Expert's Guide to Style, Sex, Health, Money, and More.

One Woman, 365 Days to Do Good

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

So, each day this year, Betty is giving $100 to a cause that moves her. And writing about it on her blog, WhatGives365.

How To Build A Liveable City

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

I adore city life, but recognize that living and working together in close quarters presents huge challenges - and that it's not going to get easier as we continue to grow and welcome people from around the world.

What Drives You Absolutely Bonkers?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Now, it's your turn. What drives you bonkers? And let's make this a good natured game, OK? Our intention is not to do harm, but to blow off a little steam.

Which 10 Things Can't You Live Without?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Here's my decidedly more modest (though still princess-like) list of favourite things. And I hope you'll share yours with us, too.

Let's Girlcott Chile: Buy Products To Help Their Economy

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Maybe there's another way to help a country in trouble: not just sending donations (don't stop giving!) Maybe we should be helping their economy rebound by buying things from Chile.

Can Art Help Us Save The World?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

The arts move us and stir our souls, that's for sure. But can they also make us agents of change in our communities? Can the arts help save the world?

Innovators For The World: Ashoka Goes Global

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Ashoka has just taken a giant step forward. They've introduced their Globalizer Program - designed to help 25 of the world's leading social entrepreneurs go global.

Lullabies For Grown-Ups: What Music Helps Put You To Sleep?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Lately, I've been wondering whether music might become part of my go-to-sleep regimen. I'm searching for some great stuff that will do the opposite of revving me up.

Is Theater More Relevant Than Ever?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

We want to learn and share our thoughts and feelings with others. When I discovered a theatre company that wants plays to be more than mere diversions for a docile audience, I whooped with joy.

Year Of The Innovator: Meaningful Work That Helps Save The World

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

If you think about it, we can't all work for Doctors Without Borders or the Gates Foundation. The world needs bus drivers, ballerinas, waiters, plumbers, IT specialists and people to do payroll.

What Music Chases Away Your Mid-Winter Blues?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Danced around my kitchen to the usual suspects: REM, Beatles, Black Eyed Peas. Shifted gears and bopped to Kye Marshall's jazz. Felt my groove coming back.

Nominate A Journalist For Haiti Coverage

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

If there's a journalist or a news organization you think should be recognized, encourage him/her/them to apply. Feel free to contact the Dart Center to tell them about your pick.

Facing Global Threats: Here's Some Good News

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Some global threats can keep us awake in the middle of the night. The Skoll Global Threats Fund was created last year to address urgent threats like water shortages and pandemics.

Sleep's Just Not That Into You

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

I've even tried all the crazy stuff, like feet facing only SXSW, and head elevated on a pillow filled with husks of grain grown on verdant hillsides by gentle people singing lullabies.

Profile Of A New Radical

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

This week, I interviewed Julie Jacobs, a communications and marketing professional who spent nearly 20 years working for global PR firms and Fortune 500 companies.

What Makes Us Wise II: The Defining Wisdom Project

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

In order to create a field of wisdom science, we wanted to bring together all the interested parties - philosophers, classicists, historians, experts in law, medicine, psychology, biology.

Think It's Over Once You're 60? Check Out The Purpose Prize

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

This is the true story of a couple of ordinary Americans who thought, once they turned 60, that life would be uneventful. Instead, they've just won a prestigious award that honours their world-changing work.