We live in a world branded by uncertainties and imperfections, where our fellow people need a helping hand, and where our planet is in desperate need of safety and sustainability. In order to make our world a kinder and better place to thrive in, we must throw out the misconception
Has there ever been a time in your life when you have been treated unfairly or in a manner that you would deem to be rude or cruel? For most people, the answer to that question is sure to be a resounding yes. The fact of the matter is that
By Christine Guthrie
What does it mean in our society to be seen? To be noticed, appreciated, heard? Is it a fearful thing to be noticed? In our communities we need to experience processes of belonging that affirm us as individuals at the same time as providing communal group experiences that promote
Making a difference can be done on a budget. Making a difference does not take a large corporation, or even a rich investor. Everyone has something to add, no matter their social standing or income. We all have our own special set of skills and strengths, and we can use
Be it a snazzy new top or a pair of those hip glasses everyone's wearing, who doesn't love donning a hot new look as you step out? Often times fashion gets a bad rap for just that superficial nature of it's purpose.
But what if there could be more to it.
Ever wished you knew exactly what was being done with the money you donated to charity? If so, you’re not the only one. Many people who support charities are increasingly interested in knowing just how and where their money is being used. Fundraisers put time and effort into the causes
By Victoria Holland
Many often say “Nothing we do matters,” and this often becomes an excuse to act in a less than kind manner and treat others in a less than kind fashion, because of one's belief in a lack of repercussions. But if this is true - that there is no greater meaning
By Nivedita Singh
The presence of so many alternatives in our life makes one wonder how fortunate we are (or are we?). Making a choice is suddenly harder than we thought. The current environment requires every logical person to think through every decision they make, purely because things aren’t so simple
By Wendy Appleyard
A[dropcap] friend of mine gave blood – she didn’t want to – once finished she delighted in telling everyone all the details - right down to the kind of biscuit she was served afterwards. It was like her deed was done now, she had crossed that off her
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