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It Is Not Hopeless: One Step to Help This World

Hannah Lilly | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hannah Lilly

The best version of this world already exists. It's beautiful and filled with good people, but that beauty and good gets hidden by the baggage of hate, resentment, fear and anger we dump on it each day. We can't wipe out these feelings, but we can lessen their destructive power with the power of love.

How to Change the World

Pioneers for Change | Posted 11.12.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

A professor of social work advised me not just to try to do good, but to use some skill I had to do good. The skill I decided that I had was that I spoke English. So I decided to start a language teaching program for incoming children families who could not speak English.

My 10 Cent Request to the 'SUPER GIRLS' of Davos

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 10.16.2015 | Impact
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

October11 was the International Day of the Girl, sadly more than a billion girls and young women had nothing to celebrate. They have not been invited to share the wealth of opportunities that all human beings deserve.

Stop Imitating, Start Creating

Lisa Murray | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Lisa Murray

If you really must copy something, don't institute the exact idea. Create something brilliant that is 3 − 5 steps beyond the original idea! Playing leapfrog is way more fun!

Are You One in Seven?

David Sable | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
David Sable

In honor of Facebook's amazing achievement of one in seven (predictors of its demise pay heed), I hope and pray that we will remember the other, less fortunate one in sevens.

More Equality And Dinosaurs: People Share How They'd Change The World

The Huffington Post | Lavanya Hinduja | Posted 08.03.2015 | Impact

Given carte blanche, what would you want to change most in the world? SoulPancake rounded up this question with the video "0-100: Change the...

How I Found the Power of Creativity in Berlin

Esther de Charon de Saint Germain | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Esther de Charon de Saint Germain

So if you ever feel you're are not very creative, know this gift of creativity is part of who you are. Honor it, use it and share it. Because it just might change our world into an even better place.

What Can One Person Do To Change The World?

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 06.19.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

I can't stop thinking about this. What can I do -- one person, one white woman who lives comfortably, rarely confronted by racial problems in my daily life? What do I know of prejudice, bias, hatred, violence, fear?

10 Ways You Really Can Change the World

Sheridan Kesselman | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheridan Kesselman

Things seem pretty dismal, and you feel helpless, a victim who can't help, can't bring about change, but you're wrong, you absolutely can and if you follow these 10 steps, I promise that you will.

Read This Because You Want to Change the World

Denise Banks-Grasedyck | Posted 02.14.2015 | Good News
Denise Banks-Grasedyck

The longing to make a substantial positive contribution to our world is one that burns in us and for the overwhelming majority remains a lifelong pang in our hearts. So why then don't we do something about it? What keeps us from changing the world?

Simplicity Rules... But Simplistic Is a Killer

David Sable | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
David Sable

We need to take the time to understand before we act -- hold off on tweeting that tweet or sharing that post until we are sure of our facts. Think about the implications of our clicking and subsequent shouting.

10 Internet Petitions That Helped The Little Guy Beat The System

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact

Shopping for presents, finding a great restaurant, binge-watching TV shows -- in many ways, the Internet has made life simpler with just a few clicks....

11 Simple Inventions That Could Change The World

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology

We have a tendency to lionize mankind's mind-bogglingly complex inventions. It's why we teach our children about the Alexander Graham Bells and Thomas...

Or Do You Want to Come With Me and Change the World?

Chris Deaver | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

You don't have to be Steve Jobs to change the world, just be your best self. And boldly power through whatever's holding you back to make it happen.

Why We All Want to Change the World (And Why We Often Fail)

Maya Mathias | Posted 08.06.2014 | Impact
Maya Mathias

On a week when the world marks the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square incident, I wonder about the connection between our individual perceptions versus the collective reality of what humanity wants to change.

10 Little Ways Everyone Can Change The World

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Rainesford Alexandra

What's the thing that lingers on your heart -- that you just can't stop daydreaming about? Do the thing you would do if you could do anything. It's called your passion. And it's what you should be doing.

14 Ideas To 'Change The World' That Were Better In Theory

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.31.2014 | Business

If you've ever doubted the saying "the road to hell is paved with good intentions," then you're probably not paying close enough attention. The wor...

Maps & Mentors: What I Hope To Learn About Global Citizenship Through The Stories Of Others

Kasha Slavner | Posted 04.12.2014 | Teen
Kasha Slavner

The choices we make have the ability to impact change. I believe that kindness spreads, so choosing to act in this way and to have a positive outlook can create a ripple effect to inspire others as well.

Life Delivers a Million-Dollar Grin

Tom Gerdy | Posted 03.29.2014 | Impact
Tom Gerdy

I must admit that there are times when it is difficult to keep looking up when we are surrounded by so many challenges that seem insurmountable. We live in a time when technological advances bombard us with information.

If I'm Changing the World for the Better Why Do I Feel So Bad?

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Cunningham

If we want to stand for what we believe, to change the world for the better, I am convinced we must learn to make choices not just based on "what we can do," but based on "what we can do and still stay sane and healthy."

An Evolution to a Revolution

Joann McPike | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Joann McPike

We want our children to learn where we came from, how we got to where we are, and more importantly, who it was that had the ideas, the courage and the determination to change their own world and therewith, ours.

Girls Are Changing The World!

Julia Wiklander | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Julia Wiklander

The International Day of the Girl is important. This is not another cause to celebrate for one day. Instead it is to recognize the need for investing in girls and raising their voices around the world. We need, grassroots movements, resources and political will to make this change a reality.

Why Pope Francis Was Right

Karen Berg | Posted 09.11.2013 | Religion
Karen Berg

The Pope shared that "'doing good' is a principle that unites all humanity, beyond the diversity of ideologies and religions, and creates the 'culture of encounter' that is the foundation of peace."

Nelson Mandela: The Greatest Spiritual Leader of Our Time

Lorna Byrne | Posted 08.31.2013 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

Nelson Mandela is the greatest spiritual leader of our time. He always listened to God and did everything God asked him. He has been able to change the world because of his deep belief and trust in God. This level of faith is exceedingly rare.

22 Acts of Kindness for My 22nd Birthday

Serena Lee | Posted 06.15.2013 | Impact
Serena Lee

A few friends told me that by thinking about kindness, they began to change the way they lived their lives. I hope that we always continue to be kind.