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How to Buy From Eco-Friendly Companies

By |2019-11-12T17:43:12-05:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Doing Good, Featured, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

Say you want to splurge on a mechanical keyboard, but the climate crisis stops you from hitting buy. You're not alone in your reluctance. According to one survey, 81% of consumers feel companies should improve the environment. They want brands to juggle convenience, price and awareness with the need to do good in the world. If [...]

Using Social Media as a Tool for Spiritual Growth 

By |2019-07-15T16:16:58-05:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Doing Good, Featured, Social Media|Tags: , , |

Social media is a powerful tool that, when used correctly, can help you achieve spiritual growth. Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and more offer a way to connect with people around the globe, those with new perspectives and foreign ideas. You can learn from them, listen to their stories and even share a piece of yourself. [...]

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15 Effective Ways To Help Animals Out

By |2018-08-23T22:44:59-05:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Animals, Doing Good, Featured, Pets|Tags: , , |

Seemingly everybody loves animals. Whether they're dogs, cats, birds, or fish, most people have a sweet spot in their hearts for animals. However, far too many pets live in underserved communities right here in the United States. According to The Humane Society of the United States, some 23 million pets take home in underserved communities. Doesn't [...]

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Personalized Care: Understanding the Needs of a Loved One After an Accident

By |2018-06-08T21:51:49-05:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Doing Good, Family, Featured, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

When your loved one has an accident, life can change in an extreme way. Depending on the severity of the trauma, the physical burden can be over a period, or have a permanent impact on your and their lives. This can cause a great amount of mental stress to both of you. It can not only [...]

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4 Buddhist Teachings to Improve Our Spirituality

By |2018-04-17T21:43:57-05:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: Doing Good, Featured, Meditation|Tags: , , , |

Whether you follow a traditional religion or are a non-religious, we can all learn a few things from Buddhism and Buddhist teachings. For those of us unfamiliar with the Buddhist faith, we tend to associate it with monks in orange robes, chanting, and bronze Buddha statues. On this side of the Pacific Ocean, we tend to [...]

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Experience the Joy of Journaling with Your FREE Gratitude Journal

By |2017-12-29T15:27:15-05:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Doing Good, Featured, Giving Back, Gratitude|Tags: , , |

What are you grateful for? Taking the time to express gratitude is a powerful way to diminish the negativity you are exposed to. There have been many studies in the past twenty years that show the impact gratitude has on people. There is a lot of negativity in this world. From what you see or read [...]

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Increase Your Joy. Decrease Your Stress. Join the Free 30 Day Gratitude Challenge!

By |2017-12-06T12:55:25-05:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Doing Good, Featured, Gratitude, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , |

There's no denying it. There is a lot of negativity in our lives and in our world. Wouldn't you agree? From what you see or read about in the news, to an unkind stranger's words or actions you encounter in your daily life. It’s easy to let the negative thoughts, words, events, and actions in the [...]

8 Philanthropy Projects That Help the Planet and Your Community

By |2017-11-06T22:25:02-05:00November 6th, 2017|Categories: Doing Good, Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly|Tags: , , , , , , |

Getting involved in a philanthropy project is a great way to help the planet and the people on it. If you’re busy all the time or if you have lots of free time on your schedule, there is always a project you can get involved in that helps your community. Some projects only require a small [...]

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Reduce Food Waste: The High Cost of Wasted Food and How to Help Make a Difference

By |2017-10-26T16:53:28-05:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: Doing Good, Featured, Giving Back, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Waste reduction|Tags: , , |

The world’s economy is now producing more food and making a greater profit than ever before. With this in mind, you could be forgiven for thinking that starving people just no longer exist. However, across the world, we’re wasting more food than at any time in history. The cost is not only financial. The impact on [...]

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How Helping Others Can Also Help You

By |2017-08-25T00:14:09-05:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Doing Good, Featured, Giving Back|Tags: , |

We all lead busy lives, with our days being filled with endless tasks, chores, and things needing to be done. However, this can cause even the most well-intentioned of people to become wrapped up in the intricacies of their own life, causing them to become disillusioned with the world around them. Our world is a beautiful [...]

7 Unique and Socially-Conscious Anniversary Gift Ideas

By |2017-08-18T22:20:33-05:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Doing Good, Fair Trade, Featured, Giving Back, Organic|Tags: , , , , , |

Whether it's your own anniversary, that of your parents, or someone else you care about, a socially-conscious gift makes the occasion all the more special. You'll find some great guides online for unique anniversary gifts as well as these seven suggestions to celebrate the socially-conscious couple.   "Wondering what gift to give a socially-conscious couple for their [...]

The Art of Giving: Tips for Choosing the Perfect Gift for Your Loved One

By |2017-07-29T01:27:08-05:00July 29th, 2017|Categories: Doing Good, Giving Back|Tags: , , |

When it comes to gifts, giving truly is better than receiving. One reason may be the fact that selecting precisely the right present for somebody else is hard. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to take a whole lot of effort to find the ideal gift that your special someone will treasure always. In the interest of happy [...]

How to Keep Your Kids From Becoming Greedy and Instead Learn to Give Back

By |2017-06-27T22:34:41-05:00June 27th, 2017|Categories: Children, Doing Good, Family, Featured|Tags: , , , |

Most parents rue the day their child learned the word “mine.” That single word can transform a magnanimous toddler into a greedy child. Almost all kids pass through a phase of gimme-gimmes, when every item they touch becomes part of their personal wealth. However, without parent intervention, the seemingly harmless gimme-gimmes can develop into selfishness and [...]

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The Best Nonprofits Helping Water Conservation and Water Scarcity

By |2017-05-07T02:41:37-05:00May 7th, 2017|Categories: Doing Good, Water conservation|Tags: , , |

Here in the 21st century, sanitary water is one of the most precious resources we have at our disposal. It’s also among the scarcest. One out of every nine people worldwide lives without reliable access to clean, hygienic water that’s actually safe for drinking and bathing, which is a far cry from the average state of [...]

Corporations Redefine How to Do Good

By |2017-04-27T00:30:48-05:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: Community, Doing Good, Featured, Giving Back|Tags: , , |

These days, many for-profit corporations have more on their mind than solely making profits. Corporate staff are now creating ways to give back to their communities and the world by innovative benevolent programs, opportunity-granting charities, and volunteer efforts. Many times customers are also called on to participate and have a voice in helping to create a [...]

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Compassion Is Key: Why Empathy Is So Important As A Nursing Assistant

By |2016-12-09T11:11:33-05:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Business, Doing Good, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , |

Advances in medical treatment and care have helped our loved ones live well into their 80s and beyond. In fact, the number of Americans older than 85 is expected to double by 2050. This has had a dramatic impact on job creation, and the department of labor forecasts 3.2 million new jobs created in the healthcare [...]

An Interview with Dr. Marcie Beigel, Author of “Love Your Classroom Again”

By |2016-10-06T19:41:25-05:00October 6th, 2016|Categories: Books, Community, Doing Good, Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  Founder of Behavior + Beyond, Dr. Marcie Beigel, aka 'The Classroom Whisperer,' is redefining behavior problems with her just released book, "Love Your Classroom Again" - a guidebook that redesigns behavior in preschool and elementary school students with realistic strategies - strategies that not only translate to teachers, but parents as well.     "An astonishing 68% of elementary school teachers [...]

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How Positive Affirmations Can Change Your Life

By |2016-09-12T16:55:51-05:00September 12th, 2016|Categories: Affirmations, Doing Good, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Positive inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

Affirmations are statements which can be said out loud or in your mind, and they can have a powerful effect on how you think and feel, changing your attitude towards life. Repeating positive affirmations that are aimed towards something that you need or want to change, can in a sense manifest it to happen. Statements usually include [...]

Helping a Friend Going Through a Divorce

By |2016-04-27T20:57:00-05:00April 27th, 2016|Categories: Doing Good, Friendship, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Life Hacks|Tags: , , , , |

It’s an unfortunate truth, but at some point or another in your life, you are bound to know a family member or friend going through a divorce. Dealing with a divorce is a heartbreaking challenge, and it can be difficult to watch a loved one struggle with the pain of a failed marriage. If you’re wondering how to best [...]

New Takes on Celebrating Mother’s Day

By |2016-04-19T23:01:11-05:00April 19th, 2016|Categories: Doing Good, Family|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Mothers are truly angels on Earth. She raised you, loved you, taught you how to be a better person, and she should be celebrated for all of her hard work and unconditional love on Mother’s Day this May. This year’s occasion falls on Sunday, May 8th, and you can make your celebrations and gifts a standout. [...]

8 Volunteer Vacations That Will Change Your Life

By |2016-04-07T11:23:12-05:00April 7th, 2016|Categories: Children, Culture, Doing Good, Environment, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

When you take on volunteer work you do two things: you give something back to the world and you enrich your own life. The number of projects out there is vast and varied.   "When you take on volunteer work you do two things: you give something back to the world and you enrich your own life." [...]

Doing Good: The MLK Day of Service: The Start of a Year of Citizen Action

By |2016-01-18T16:45:26-05:00January 18th, 2016|Categories: Awards, Doing Good, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |

Dr. Martin Luther King had a powerful dream which he courageously pursued! And I Thank God for that. Because of his vision, his commitment, his passion, his tenacity, his leadership, his accomplishments his sacrifices and his legacy, my life--and the lives, hearts and minds of millions of people--has been altered forever. Dr. King believed in a nation of freedom [...]

How We Can Plant More Trees and Preserve Our Forests Plus Infographic

By |2015-11-06T22:05:25-05:00November 6th, 2015|Categories: Doing Good, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Forests are an essential part of the global ecosystem and trees are essential to life on earth. Trees actually create the air we breathe and filter air pollution. In addition, trees build soil and help soak up stormwater before it can create a flood, and they offer energy-saving shade that reduces global warming and creates habitat [...]

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Coping with Breast Cancer: The Emotional Roller Coaster

By |2015-11-05T14:17:16-05:00November 5th, 2015|Categories: Breast cancer, Doing Good, Health & Wellness, Positive inspiration|Tags: , , , |

A diagnosis of breast cancer is just the beginning of what can be an emotional and physical roller coaster. Finding ways to cope at the onset can empower patients and help them get through what will likely be the biggest life challenge they have faced. With that said, one does not have to “keep a stiff [...]

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.