The 10 Most Important Things We Can Do for the People We Love

People. Life is all about people. We don’t have to have a ton of relationships, but we all need people in our lives who get us. Who’ve seen our freak flag countless times and love when it comes out. People who tag us on memes that capture our spirit, or Tasty videos they know we’d be drooling over. People who text us with random pictures of bumper stickers or book covers or bath mats or beard accessories with a note that reads “Saw this and thought of you.” We all need these kind of close connections to feel a senseRead more ›

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How One 16 Year-Old Got a City to Say No to Plastic Straws

Reduce plastic pollution — one less straw at a time!

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The Benefits of Altruism for Stress Management – Why Being Good to Others Is Good for You

There are many benefits to altruism that can contribute to a reduction in stress as well as a more fulfilling life. Learn more about being good.

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PAPER CRANE NECKLACE origami crane hope and healing Crane

Traditionally, it was believed that if one folded 1000 origami cranes, ones wish would come true. It has also become a symbol of hope and healing during challenging times. As a result, it has become popular to fold 1000 cranes (in Japanese, called “senbazuru”). A thousand paper cranes are traditionally given as a wedding gift by the father, who is wishing a thousand years of happiness and prosperity upon the couple. They can also be given to a new baby for long life and good luck. Hanging them in ones home is thought to be a powerfully lucky and benevolent charm.

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The 9 Habits of Irresistible People | Greatist

 

A nice-guy guide to making friends and influencing people.

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Beef Farmer Sends His Cows To Sanctuary, Not Slaughter | Care2 Causes

This is such a wonderful story…..

Don’t you wish farmers would just stop raising livestock and send their animals to live out their lives at a sanctuary? Jay Wilde did exactly that.

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National Volunteer Week, also known as Volunteer Appreciation Week, is April 23-29. Of course, our love for volunteers isn’t limited to one week. We feel it should be volunteer appreciation day 365 days a year. | Best Friends Animal Society

 

National Volunteer Week, also known as Volunteer Appreciation Week, is April 23-29. Of course, our love for volunteers isn’t limited to one week. We feel it should be volunteer appreciation day 365 days a year.

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