"How to Be Alive" Author Discusses Sustainable Lifestyle

Jerome McDonnell with a copy of Colin Beavan's "How to be Alive"
Jerome McDonnell with a copy of Colin Beavan's "How to be Alive" Julian Hayda / WBEZ
Jerome McDonnell with a copy of Colin Beavan's "How to be Alive"
Jerome McDonnell with a copy of Colin Beavan's "How to be Alive" Julian Hayda / WBEZ

"How to Be Alive" Author Discusses Sustainable Lifestyle

In a time of skyrocketing costs for healthcare, college and home ownership, traditional markers of success for Americans are getting further out of reach. Colin Beavan is the author of "How to be Alive," a book exploring how to mitigate desire, live a fulfilling life and do right by the planet while you're at it.