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The Power of a Compliment

“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 Luxury of Drinking Water

The Luxury of Drinking Water

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

7 Reasons You Should Donate Blood

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

Make a Difference without Spending a Cent

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). 2.

Saving the Arctic

Saving the Arctic

Tabitha Freeman 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

Knitting for a Cause

Knitting for a Cause (Donate to Charity)

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

For Thought: Hope for The Planet

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

Anti-bullying tips for children

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

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