Living Simple | 10 (Little) Things to Be The Change

10 Little Things to be the change you want to see

We all want to ‘change the world’ a little bit, don’t we? Make it a better place to live in.

Nevertheless, most of the time, we do nothing, because we simply don’t know where to start. Yesterday sombody said to me: ‘If you’re part of the solution, you’re not part of the problem’.  I don’t know the original source of that quote, but somehow it stuck with me. If we do just really small things on a regular basis, we’re part of the solution. We’re changing something. Here are some small ideas:

1 | Put some books aside you’re never going to read again and give them to Oxfam.

2 | Volunteer at your local soup kitchen for one hour every week.

3 | Babysit your friends children for free and give them the evening off.

4 | Buy a record on Noisetrade that gives the money away to a worthy cause (for example this one).

5 | Sponsor a child and start spreading new hope (some great organisations: Compassion, Watoto or World Vision).

6 | Write a letter to somebody you know has been having a rough time.