The key to being a successful activist is to understand the power you do and don’t have. No matter your movement, here’s how to take your strengths and use them to push for change, from climate activist Jamie Margolin.

Like many of us, journalist Celeste Headlee felt like she was just. too. busy. What finally made the difference was increasing her time perception — tracking what she did in her waking hours — and making changes to get the life she really wanted.

We are never going to solve climate change — or a whole host of related challenges — without women, says political activist and actress Jane Fonda. She explains how to get involved and how the rest of us can support the women in our lives.

Strategic ignorance is not about being closed-minded. It’s about knowing what you want and knowing that you can be easily swayed or derailed — and setting up systems and practices to stop this from happening, says psychologist Benjamin Hardy.

Harmful stereotypes pervade our thinking — even if you believe yourself to be completely unbiased. These 3 steps can help you notice and disarm your own prejudice, and psychologist Steven C. Hayes takes us through them.

For over two decades, Christian Picciolini, who once led a white supremacist organization, has worked as a peace advocate and “hate breaker”, helping disengage people — including neo-Nazis, white nationalists and Islamist jihadists — from extremist groups. Here, he shares the story of Daniel from Kentucky.  

Often the best and easiest way to improve your own sense of well-being and meaningfulness is to switch your lens: Concentrate less on yourself and more on being connected with others, says philosopher and psychology researcher Frank Martela. Identify the people who give you vitality, strength and love, and spend time with them.