Everyone has something to give

It is my belief that every person has something to give. And that whatever we can give, we should. Nobody is too small, too young, or too poor to make a difference. Sure, some of us have more than others

Everyone has something to give

It is my belief that every person has something to give. And that whatever we can give, we should. Nobody is too small, too young, or too poor to make a difference. Sure, some of us have more than others

3 simple ways to live without regrets

This week a friend forwarded me an article from the Guardian sharing the top five regrets of the dying. Bronnie Ware, a palliative care nurse from Australia, spent years working with people during their final weeks of life and documented

3 simple ways to live without regrets

This week a friend forwarded me an article from the Guardian sharing the top five regrets of the dying. Bronnie Ware, a palliative care nurse from Australia, spent years working with people during their final weeks of life and documented

Finding peace

“Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. It means to be in the midst of all those things and still be calm in your heart.” – Unknown

Finding peace

“Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. It means to be in the midst of all those things and still be calm in your heart.” – Unknown

Invisible Children: Kony 2012 campaign

Invisible Children are a California-based NGO that has been fighting for almost a decade to end armed conflict in Uganda and free child soldiers who have been recruited by force by the LRA rebel army’s leader Joseph Kony. They springboarded to

Invisible Children: Kony 2012 campaign

Invisible Children are a California-based NGO that has been fighting for almost a decade to end armed conflict in Uganda and free child soldiers who have been recruited by force by the LRA rebel army’s leader Joseph Kony. They springboarded to

It’s the little things that count

Today I was visiting the Monkey Forest in Ubud, Bali. I learned a lesson from a monkey there – it’s the little things that count. I was meandering through the temples and forest overrun by monkeys and I stumbled across

It’s the little things that count

Today I was visiting the Monkey Forest in Ubud, Bali. I learned a lesson from a monkey there – it’s the little things that count. I was meandering through the temples and forest overrun by monkeys and I stumbled across

Seeing children smile in Indonesia

As I mentioned in my last post I am currently in Indonesia for work. On Thursday I got the opportunity to get out and about and visit some of the projects that ChildFund are running in Jakarta. I already posted

Seeing children smile in Indonesia

As I mentioned in my last post I am currently in Indonesia for work. On Thursday I got the opportunity to get out and about and visit some of the projects that ChildFund are running in Jakarta. I already posted

Find your purpose

“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Find your purpose

“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Dinka Basuki: Human sunshine

I’m currently in Jakarta on business. Today I met up with a friend. Her name is Dinka and she is like human sunshine. She has a way of brightening the room when she walks in. Dinka and I used to

Dinka Basuki: Human sunshine

I’m currently in Jakarta on business. Today I met up with a friend. Her name is Dinka and she is like human sunshine. She has a way of brightening the room when she walks in. Dinka and I used to

Webspiration #6 – Learning to share

One of the best ways we can improve the quality of life in our communities is to share. Sharing is good because we (a) reduce the demand for raw materials needed to make new ‘stuff’ and (b) spread warm fuzzies. The

Webspiration #6 – Learning to share

One of the best ways we can improve the quality of life in our communities is to share. Sharing is good because we (a) reduce the demand for raw materials needed to make new ‘stuff’ and (b) spread warm fuzzies. The

“But you can’t save the world,” they say

I’ve been volunteering, fundraising, working for charities, and otherwise wearing my bleeding heart of my sleeve for a number of years now. I’ve found that people tend to react in one of several ways when they find out what I

“But you can’t save the world,” they say

I’ve been volunteering, fundraising, working for charities, and otherwise wearing my bleeding heart of my sleeve for a number of years now. I’ve found that people tend to react in one of several ways when they find out what I

We are free to choose

“We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be

We are free to choose

“We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be

50 shortcuts to happiness

A few years ago I read The Right to Write by Julia Cameron, a book designed to help you unblock the barriers to your productivity and success in creative endeavours. One of the passages talks about unlocking creativity by focusing on

50 shortcuts to happiness

A few years ago I read The Right to Write by Julia Cameron, a book designed to help you unblock the barriers to your productivity and success in creative endeavours. One of the passages talks about unlocking creativity by focusing on