History for People

How the human family can do better + one super inspiring young woman

One organization that I nominated for Microist was the BlinkNow Foundation by Maggie Doyne. This video is of Maggie telling her amazing, awe-inspiring story and I urge you to please make some time to watch it. I watched it thanks to Brandi of Not Your Average Ordinary and I am so thankful that I found […]

Giving never seemed so easy and fun

One of the projects that I’ve been working on for Ecorazzi is their completely new fast-paced philanthropy site called Microist. Microist funds non-profit organizations through donations that are divided among thirty days so that every organization in that thirty days receives an equal amount of funds. Every single day (starting on the 12th of September, […]

Save whales (and yourself) from commercial whaling

Something that stood out to me when I first watched Sea Shepherd‘s Whale Wars was that they called themselves an environmental organization, not an animal rights/welfare group. This was one of the few times I saw someone other than myself claim to be helping more than just animals, but the environment and people, too. Not […]

Life tip #28: Remember that we are all connected

Good Monday! I hope each of you had a splendid weekend! Lately, I’ve been thinking about how each one of us is connected, regardless of where or who we are in the world. The fact that we are in this same universe connects us. The air and the sky doesn’t cut off somewhere and start […]

Out of Print: books on shirts, shirts on a mission

I used to wear tons of graphic shirts that held absolutely no meaning behind the design and, since noticing that I was a walking advertisement for something that didn’t even exist, I’ve stopped wearing them. But these shirts are ones I could get behind, or, well… in. Out of Print is more than just a […]