How to find your inner Change-Maker: Story of Dorota

Dorota SobieszczukBlog, Inspiration

Shri Lanka volunteer

“LIFE is about the PEOPLE you meet and the RELATIONSHIPS and EXPERIENCES YOU CREATE with them.” Dorota Sobieszczuk fights daily for a better world. An entrepreneur, she co-founded The Good Cards – a real life game for individuals and organizations to achieve collective goals that can help create a better world. Dorota lives in Bali now and her mission daily … Read More

Zappos: Revolutionizing the world of work, one shoe at a time

Monique EllisBlog, Inspiration

Zappos

I doubt I need to ask if you’ve ever heard of the online shoe retailer, Zappos! The company have been thriving since 1999, when CEO Tony Hsieh was struck with the simple and ingenious idea to sell shoes online (an extremely good call when you look at our online buying culture today!). As well as seeing constant increase in sales … Read More

Dosomethingfornothing, Happiness is costless

Victoria NicholsonBlog, Inspiration

For the past year, hairdresser Josh Coombes has been giving the streets of London a makeover…for free! Wanting to do more for the homeless than just “give them a bit of loose change”, Josh sought to create situations that provoke empathy and make those less fortunate feel that someone cares. Here began the idea to give free haircuts to people … Read More

Akira Sakano’s 34 ways to create a Zero Waste Home

Victoria NicholsonBlog, Inspiration

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Kamikatsu, Japan is the first zero waste city in the world. Akira Sakano is the dreamer responsible for bringing the zero waste city to life and for making the world a better place right now. The zero waste city is built upon 34 principles that puts an end to the generation of waste. If you want to … Read More

Things You Really Need To Know About Bone Marrow Donation

Monique EllisBlog, Inspiration

When thinking about bone marrow donation, many will imagine a complicated and painful experience. The truth is that most of our preconceptions of bone marrow donation are misplaced. Pawel Alva Nazaruk, the CEO at Better World International, reached out to Rebecca Garber who is the National Accounts Representative at Be The Match, the global leading organization of bone marrow transplantation. … Read More

Learn How To Make The World A Better Place by Reducing Meat Consumption

Victoria NicholsonBlog, Inspiration, Podcasts

In this podcast, Rachel Atcheson explains how the world’s demand for meat is causing great suffering to animals. To supply the 56 billion animals which are consumed each year worldwide, rearing conditions of these livestock are cramped and inhumane. Who is Rachel Atcheson? Rachel Atcheson is an animal rights activist who is changing the world as a Senior Campus Outreach … Read More

Live a Zero Waste Life

Victoria NicholsonBlog, Inspiration

Our  podcast with Lauren Singer focuses on tips and tricks that can enable you to live a zero-waste life. To make the world a better place, we need to reduce our waste consumption and recycle as many used goods as we can. If we don’t, we run the risk of running out of space to dump our rubbish and harming … Read More

Global Citizens and their efforts to change the world

Victoria NicholsonBlog, Inspiration

Global Citizen A universal programme that is beating the biggest challenges the world faces today. Utilizing digital channels, Global Citizen has built a community of people who take action on matters and who are committed to social change. Because of the actions of the Global Citizens community, it is believed that extreme poverty can be ended by 2030. 2008 saw … Read More

8 Ordinary People Who Changed The World

Pawel Alva NazarukBlog, Inspiration

We often think of people who changed the world as those who have (or had) fame, money and influence to help them bring about major changes. For several famous humanitarians, activists and leaders, this was the case. But what about those who didn’t have such tools? What about the ordinary people who have changed the world through selfless good deeds … Read More

Girls can Code – Giving disadvantaged women career opportunities

Victoria NicholsonBlog, Inspiration

Girls can code

Girls can code Program, a new initiative launched April this year, is teaching young women the skills needed to pave a successful career in coding. As a market once dominated by geeky guys, this programme is giving women the opportunity to break into the technological world. Statistics in the US suggest that less than 25% of STEM jobs (STEM stands … Read More

Why do we do good deeds?

Monique EllisInspiration

Being happy and being kind are two things we often strive to be in life. Sometimes we don’t realise that the two are very closely linked. Doing good deeds can bring untold amounts of happiness; both for the recipient and the benefactor. Nobody loses when it comes to kindness. Few people make the connection between doing good deeds and personal … Read More

These 5 Self-love Initiatives will help you be happy again!

Liam BywaterInspiration

self-love

1. Dove You may have seen their commercials encouraging young women not to give up their sports and promoting self-love. Dove is doing a lot to help boost the self-esteem of women out there. As they face constant pressure from the media to look a certain way it’s nice to see a big corporation encouraging change for the better. Click … Read More

Better Place For All Of Us

Pawel Alva NazarukBlog, Inspiration

Changing the world is a big task and, naturally, you will need convincing about how it is possible. This PDF will show you ten reasons why we at Better World International believe our wonderful planet is becoming a better place.  1. People are naturally good The biological notion of reciprocal altruism shows that it is in our best interests to be … Read More

20 Good Deed Ideas You Can Do Today

Katt GuInspiration

good deed

Everyone wants to do good – whether it’s for ourselves or for family members, friends, the environment, or the whole society at large – because we, as humans, are born with love and care in our hearts. We all have the ability to do some good deeds. A Good deed carries a double punch and they cannot only bring positive … Read More

“Before I die…”: The Inspirational Wall that gives Hope to all

Monique EllisInspiration

Too often our lives are jaded by stress, despair, and hopelessness. The demands of life weigh heavily on us, and it’s all too easy (sometimes even necessary) to put aside our dreams and aspirations.  After a while, we can lose sight of them altogether. Then, when we go through the many troughs of life, such as grief or depression, the … Read More

15 World Changing Speeches of All Time

Katt GuInspiration

Throughout the centuries, great orators have been using speeches to reaffirm beliefs, provoke thought and inspire people. From Jesus Christ to Martin Luther King Jr; from Abraham Lincoln to Franklin D. Roosevelt, we’ve selected 15 speeches that have lifted people from the darkness and shaped the progress of human history. 1. 1775: “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” by … Read More

Top 10 World Changing TED Talks

Katt GuInspiration

ted talks

The TED Talks nonprofit stands for technology, entertainment, and design has hosted thousands of speakers around the world since its foundation on 1984 to share their ideas on education, humanity, marketing, science, etc. The conferences cover all topics you can imagine, and the speakers range from Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin to two little Indonesian girls living in … Read More