“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
- Author Leo Buscaglia
Kindness matters. Your words have the strength to build up or
The holidays are a time for celebration, but sometimes we can get carried away and forget the impact we are having. For instance, 25% more trash is thrown away during the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s holiday periods than the rest of the year.
Fortunately, there are ways you can be mindful
By Makk Vjy
Did you know that every 21 seconds, one child dies due to an illness related to water? It is very shocking to know that 780 million worldwide do not have access to clean water, which is roughly 2.5 times the population of the United States, 12 times that
Mornings are hard, but living more sustainably doesn’t have to be. With most of us living busy on-the-go lives, it’s hard to make choices for the betterment of the planet. This list breaks it down and makes it easy. Remember, you don’t have to break bank (or a sweat) in
Blood donation is no new thing. You might have even donated or will donate blood at some point in life. Although, it is not the idea of blood leaving your body that is moving. In fact, you will truly understand the deepness of this act when you see foreign blood
By Samantha Plink
Ways to make a difference without spending a cent:
1. Donate your hair
Considering going for a drastic new hairdo? Donate your locks to an organisation that creates wigs for patients who experience hair loss when going through medical treatments, such as Locks of Love (http://www.locksoflove.org/donate.html) or Pantene Beautiful Lengths (http://www.beautifullengths.com.au).
The Arctic is one of the most majestic and beautiful places in the world. It houses incredible life forms such as polar bears, penguins, narwhals, and walruses and is becomes almost a kind of surreal painting to the eye. Even further, aside from the aesthetics, the Arctic is a
By Janice Lim
Have any of you ever been approached by someone entreating with you to donate some money, to help a cause, to save a rainforest or to help sick animals? Have any of you, like me, felt like you sympathized with the cause, but at the same time felt
Can we save the world from the effects of climate change? Is it too late? Is there any cause for optimism? These were the central questions addressed by a panel of experts in a new talk series at the Sydney Opera House on Monday night.
The event — presented in partnership
Bullying is a big problem in our schools today. However, bullying has always been a problem. The main differences between bullying today from the past are the nature of the bullying and the violence that occurs in the aftermath. Cyberbullying is becoming a popular and more destructive form of bullying