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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.

The Best Minds of Our Generation, and Keeping Them Alive

Tanene Allison | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Tanene Allison

"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness ... Visions! omens! hallucinations! miracles! ecstasies! gone down the American river! ......

Don't Set Out to Change the World -- Just Do the Next Right Thing

Robin O'Bryant | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents
Robin O'Bryant

The girls played in the yard, but their restlessness and whining was gone. I could tell they felt satisfied -- the way you do when you've done something for someone other than yourself -- and they were made more content by the sunshine and crisp, cold air.

Changing The World From The Inside Out

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

If we genuinely want to end war, inequality, and abuse, then we need to end the war within ourselves and cultivate kindness toward all, equally. The enemy within ourselves can become our friend by transforming it into our ally.

'The World Doesn't Know Me Just Yet, But One Day It Will' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.20.2012 | Teen

"The world doesn't even know me just yet, but one day it will." "Today I feel free, like I can say whatever I feel." These words were spoken b...

How to Make Yourself a Better Person, and the World a Better Place

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The lesson for me was it is never too soon or too late to learn how to serve. Whether you are 14 or 90 years of age, know that you matter.

Clinton Global Initiative: A New Way Forward

Monika Mitchell | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact
Monika Mitchell

Last week after spending three life-changing days at the Clinton Global Initiative , I came away with a profound sense of hope, inspired by all the participants present and by no less than President Clinton himself.

Serving Others To Change The World

Rev. Larry Hollon | Posted 07.11.2011 | Religion
Rev. Larry Hollon

Think what could be accomplished if everyone spent an occasional weekend helping a neighbor or volunteering our time.

To Change Our Country, Let's Listen to That Voice Inside all of Us

Cristina Carlino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cristina Carlino

After the tragedy of this past Saturday, I have one hope for America: To listen to that voice, the voice of intuition.

Benevolent Capitalism is Changing The World

Auren Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

As businesses continue to direct their resources for the good of people and planet, their efforts to use capitalism for the greater good are being met with success.

Give the Gift of Sight

Angela Perkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Angela Perkey

Every September, I go to the eye doctor for my annual eye exam. However, the upside of my regular eye appointments is that I get to help someone else be able to see.

The Limits of Volunteer Service

Angela Perkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Angela Perkey

Volunteer service is a way for individuals to create a tangible and visible difference in our communities and in the world. However, there are certain limits to what we can do and the impact that we can have.