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Help Save Africa’s Endangered Species!

All living organisms are precious. They all contribute to the exquisitely balanced ecosystem we call Earth. As humans, such an advanced and conscious species, we have a role too, and part of it is to protect and peacefully coexist. We have developed the technology-fueled power
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5 Simple Steps To Feel Thankful Even When Your Life Is Down The Toilet

Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. You don’t believe in it anymore. At least, not at the moment. You know, when they say you have to appreciate life to feel happy. And
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Give And Take: Adam Grant, My Dad And The Man On The Plane

I was sitting at United gate 98, in Newark International Airport’s Terminal C, waiting to board my flight to Los Angeles.  By dint of flying so much for work, my “status” had gotten me upgraded to first class.Great for the flight, but not quite as
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Could You Befriend An Enemy?

In a world where people are divided and turn against each other based on differences, defending ourselves and counterattacking might seem natural. But what if that’s not the only way? Darryl Davis, an African-American man, explores the depths of racism. Going beyond sociologic theory, he
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You Are Not Your Mind

Our minds are always on the go, if not in overdrive, ruminating about things we have to get done, things we didn’t get done, things we said, didn’t say, will say…These criticisms, worries, and regrets are in infinite supply, flowing effortlessly through our minds constantly.
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Ione Butler

Heart Break or Lucky Escape?

Sometimes what seems like the biggest deal in the world is really just a matter of perspective. Heart break, no doubt, can be absolutely crushing. It’s so easy to only see what’s right in front of us, which can consume our consciousness and negate opportunity,
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Dancing Your Way To A Better Life

In the middle of one of the most dangerous favelas in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, a group of about 40 girls gathers. Thanks to ballet school founder Tuany Nascimento, they are able to escape the pervasive drug war violence of their hometown and find respite
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Excuse Me, Fear, I’m Coming Through

At twelve years old, Hannah Fraser, a shy girl who didn’t even really like herself, decided to do one scary thing per day. At first she just did small things like raise her hand in class, but over time, her habit of pushing fear aside
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This Video Will Literally Make You Rethink Life

Prince Ea offers a stunningly simple yet mind-blowing perspective in this spoken word performance. The video shows a diverse group of individuals, all lip-syncing to the same voice. On many levels, we are all the same. Nonetheless, we have been assigned these labels, ones we
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I Just Sued The School System!!!

Five days a week, children must go to school, where they are placed among peers and taught the same subjects in the same classroom set up that we’ve been using for the last 150 years. Then, if they don’t succeed in these few subjects, by
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