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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.

Walking in Others’ Shoes

By John Watson It is altogether too easy to look at a fellow human being and immediately write them off based on their demeanor or appearance. The perfect example is when passing a homeless person on the street. The majority of people avert their gaze, while others are a lot more

WATCH: The Kindness Boomerang

The Kindness Boomerang

By Life Vest Inside The Kindness Boomerang Watch as the camera tracks an act of kindness as its passed from one individual to the next and manages to boomerang back to the person who set it into motion. Please like, share & tweet, and help spread the good!   Please help Life Vest Inside keep

Help Yourself Help Others

Help Yourself Help Others

By Mick Trainor Mark Twain – addicted to success.com “the two most important days in your life is the day you are born and the day you find out why” For some reason that excites me and scares the hell out of me at the same time. Finding out why you are here

Food for thought: You are not alone

You are not alone

By William Rue We are not alone. As a species we socialise with anything we can acknowledge as alive, dogs, cats, horses, trees. To some degree even a thing having eyes is enough to interact with it. I have often wondered when does not being in the company of others make you

ENTER: Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World

Project Inspire

Deadline: 30 June 2014 Open to: individuals or groups with at least one member between the ages of 18-35 Grant: US$25,000 Description Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World is a joint initiative from the Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard, helping young change-makers create a better world for women and girls in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East

Adopting Pets: Choose Shelters over Breeders

There are many reasons why you should consider adopting pets instead of buying one. You will find a better selection of animals at shelters than at pet stores. Animal shelters take in pets of all breeds and ages, while pet stores have a limited variety and number of pets. There

Mental Illness: Ending the Stigma

Mental Illness: Ending the Stigma

By Samantha Plink One in four people in the world will be affected by mental illness at some point in their lives. Yet nearly two thirds of those people never seek help from a health professional, largely due to the stigma surrounding mental health issues. Mental illness doesn’t discriminate. It can affect people

Choosing to buy Free-Range

Choosing to buy Free-Range

By C. Pen As we walk into the super market or the butcher's, our primary selection criteria, more often than not, is look and taste. Usually, when animal products such as meat or eggs are procured from the animals in high-volume, industrialized "farms," it is often done through harm (and often

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