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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

Top Five Apps That Are Helping People Right Now

Good Guide The good guide app allows you to scan, search or browse products, brands and companies. Through it’s rating system, it will help you make better shopping decisions not only for your own health, but also for the environment, and gives you more socially responsible choices.   Share The Meal This app from

All About Women

As the Sydney Opera House continues to expand its Talk and Ideas program, the All About Women festival has firmly entrenched itself as one of the flagship offerings. Now in its fourth year, the festival aims ‘includes talks and debates on ideas that matter to women and provides an important

An Interview with Matthew Kronborg

At the heart of philanthropy and charitable giving is the desire to promote the wellbeing of others. Here in Australia, it is estimated that there almost nine in 10 Australians giving to charity annually. At the forefront of charitable brand names amongst the 600 000 plus registered charities and foundations

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

Let thy Food be thy Medicine

By Frida Gachagua In Kenya and most African countries, primary education is compulsory and often subsidised by the government. These means that a nation’s future generation has people that can at least read, write and perform simple arithmetic. The attendance of high school is lower by almost a third because most

The LGBT Struggle

By Ramelle Lewis Growing up, I knew my family was different. When I was very young, I didn't realise that different didn't necessarily mean 'bad', or 'wrong'. I just knew that my family would never conform to the nuclear bloc of Mum, Dad and child. I had Mum, and later Ava*[1], my

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

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