Smile and say hi to strangers!
On sidewalk psychology.
It's easy to be selfish with your time, money, and resources by getting caught up in our material-driven societal expectations. Try being generous and see how your life changes. Buy coffee for the person behind you in line at Starbucks, read to children at your local library, or simply stop and listen for the answer when you ask a friend how they're doing. Chances are that your generosity will energize you, and you'll feel less helpless about how to make the world a better place
Talk Politics Productively(ok, how about just without attacking)
Treat everyone the way you would like to be treated. All of the time
Tell the truth about climate change!!!
First, learn the truth about it.
Yes mm-Absolutely sums it up. "Do unto others" so to speak.
One has to observe ones self DILIGENTLY and OBJECTIVELY to insure they dont fall into this category:
"Often the one complaining the most is the worst offender"
Tell someone that you care about them by complimenting them. It can be a big compliment or a small one. The point is that you share what good you see in them. That will help them develop confidence and a stronger sense of self.
Do daily, small acts of kindness. Pay for someone’s coffee, open a door, let someone cut in front of you in line or smile. Spread kindness because the world needs it.
Start your own campaign or raise awareness. Is there something that you feel strongly passionate about? Use your voice and speak out.
He supports Bernie Sanders but we still love him (-:
Words of affirmation matter, man. No one becomes successful without believing in themselves, and self confidence is often dependent upon external perceptions. Tell your friends they’re smart, good looking, or funny. Help push them across the threshold from doubt to self assurance
Be a sponsor or join a cause. Googling ‘join a cause’ will result in millions of responses from supporting children to the elderly. Whatever you get involved in will advance the cause greatly because of your actions. Pick one thing to start so you don’t get overwhelmed.
“Does it really matter?
Well I really don’t know,
But when you take it past the color zone
And you get right down to the bone
Does it really matter?
Does it matter at all?”
Does It Really Matter© Up with People
10. Eat Your Leftovers
It's estimated Americans throw away 15 percent of the food they buy each year—enough to feed millions of people. Not sure when it's time to toss? StillTasty.com tells you how long to safely keep thousands of products.
Eating moldy food can have several negative consequences. If you’ve ever wondered, will eating mold make you sick or can moldy bread make you sick, it can. Here are just a few symptoms you might face if you accidentally ate mold:
Individuals who suffer from chronic illnesses that weaken the immune system, like lupus or HIV/AIDs, can experience more severe symptoms, such as respiratory distress, shock, hives, vertigo, confusion, and even death.
metmike: So be careful about eating those leftovers............just don't waste food!
metmike: Encourage ideas that RESPECTFULLY disagree with yours and keep an open mind. It's be best way to learn new things!
Support freedom of the press when it results in all sides being able to report authentic news........And when all media entities report that news fairly and in a balanced way.
Speak out loudly when society no longer adheres to those ethical standards....because the gate keepers are controlling the news for their agenda!
Consciously realize that the homeless man you pass on the street every day is, in fact, a man. Through choices of his own or circumstances out of his control, he ended up in this situation, and that makes him no less human. Say hello and warmly greet him. Your greeting could bring healing to his heart, and help heal the world one person at a time. Treat people as equals, no matter how you interpret their social standing.
metmike: I love this commercial! It has the most awesome music!!!
Government data to drive fact-based discussion
Turn off the lights, turn off the water. Unplug your devices when not in use.
In a world where we are running out of resources almost as fast as we can identify them, unplugging our appliances at night saves an incredible amount of power (phantom power accounts for 10 percent of all household energy outputs). If you turn your shower off while you’re shaving, or letting your conditioner set, you can save a lot of water. Think about what that can add up to.
The rewards of volunteering are often greater than those of monetary donations.
In this guide, I will mostly talk about how to find an aid group and support it financially, but if you are unable to write a check, there are other ways to help. Indeed, the rewards of volunteering are sometimes even greater, because you see the beneficiaries right in front of you. So apart from writing checks, some ways to help include: