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10 Ideas To Be A Better Human Today

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Humans are inherently able to empathize with others. Many of us sometimes get droned out by life to the point where we become blind to people struggling around us. Being a good human should just be being human. Seeing people starve, struggle, and hurt just breaks my heart. To help them out should be second nature to us, sadly many walk by and carry on in their life. Some people dedicate their lives to helping others, and they are the true humans among us. If every human on this planet did their part in being better the world would be a better place. So let us start, here are 10 ideas for you to be a better human being today. 
1.Call a charity to Volunteer: Do not worry, you do not need to volunteer today. Just make the call to a local charity and arrange a day where you can go, volunteer. Whatever date, time, and place work for you. Charities often run on volunteer support, and by helping them out, you can give your time to a good cause. Heck, take your family or friends with you and …

5 Ideas To Make a Meaningful Impact In Your Community

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A lot of us have a community belong to, but many walk by them everyday moving onwards with life. To make a difference in the world one needs to only start with the people around them, their community. So I decided to come up with the following ideas to help you better serve the people around you. 
Volunteering: Now, to keep this concise, volunteering, in this case, means helping any local place with your time. For example, serving food at a soup kitchen, or picking up trash. Volunteering is such an amazing thing to do for your community because it brings so much personal satisfaction to both the volunteer and the community. It’s something that illuminates the faces of strangers and helps form everlasting bonds with others. Volunteering is giving time to help someone with something. Some of the benefits of volunteering include improving your resume, personal satisfaction, building relationships, and networks. The thing about volunteering is that it is really easy to get started. Just fi…

10 Ideas To Take Care Of Your Mental Health

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This post is gonna be a bit different than the previous ones. With all, that's going on in the world taking care of your mental health is important. So I present 10 ideas to help last through the tough times. These ideas are in random order.

Drinking tea: Tea naturally has a calming effect allowing one to relax and reduce anxiety. What good about tea is that there are so many different kinds. This allows people to be able to pick and choose which one they want to drink at any time. It's customizable comfort. Here are some herbs and their effects on tea.
Find a hobby. For me, this was blogging. Hobbies allow us to stay busy in a time where most of us are stuck at home. It can be something simple like baking, or something complex like starting a youtube channel. Hobbies naturally keep you happy and allow you to pass through the long hours of the day. Here’s a list of hobbies!
Exercise: Time and time again exercise has been proven to help improve your mental health. Just 30 mins a d…

Alternative Ideas to Defunding The Police

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Nowadays when I look at social media all I see are strong opinions and ideas, and to be honest it scares me. The reason why it scares me is because when an idea gets traction, all other possible solutions to the problems we face are barely ever shown or discussed. So I wanted to present some of my ideas about the motion to defund the police in the city of Toronto. 
Being raised in Toronto, I've learned to accept the good with the bad like any city. Even as a child I had run-ins with the authorities which made me feel unsafe or uncomfortable. I have also seen the good that having a strong police system brings. Right now you must be thinking what good could the Toronto police possibly be doing. Well, I wanted to share with you the Youth in Policing initiative. It's an initiative run by the Toronto police service to help bring cops closer to the communities they protect. This initiative is a program that employs students from grades 9-12 in a be a cop for a day type program, but i…

The Untold Power of Plants

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Plants, they’re all around us, yet many of us walk by them every day without a care in the world. We label them according to appearance and usefulness, but they have so much more to give us humans. Such labels include weeds, perennials, ferns, and vegetable plants. We take the variety and quantity of them for granted but fail to learn about them. Plants do so much more for humans than we care to admit. Some uses include materials for our clothes, our medicine, and our nutrition.
With there being so many plants out there, it's hard to tell certain types from others and their names are so hard to remember. The idea is to create an app that contains all the plants that exist and their uses, facts, real-time native location, season, and important information like if the plant is medicinal or poisonous. This app will also have image recognition to help you identify plants in the field. Someone once said if we knew the ability of every plant and plant component (roots, leaves, flowers) o…