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When I started Tiny Buddha, my main goal was to make a positive difference. I recently read a somewhat old blog post by ex-Microsoft employee Scott Berkun that got me thinking about this collective fascination with making a difference in the world. He wrote:. According to Scott:. Anyone can criticize or accept praise, but initiating a positive exchange is a hallmark of a difference maker. So much is uncertain in life, particularly what happens after we die.
Everywhere it seems on the news and in the media there is negative news of injustice and damage to the environment, famine and thirst and hunger, and deep down a lot of us want to do something!
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Our happiness and success rely on thinking constructive thoughts, acting with intent and creating strong relationships with others. The good news is we have control over all of these areas. We can choose to change. It is impossible to be confident and self-assured if your thoughts are filled with self-doubt and judgment. If you would never speak to others the way you internally speak to yourself, you can change. It takes time to reprogram your thinking, but self-awareness is step one. Be more aware of your thoughts.
I always imagine myself being older, more mature, and more put together than I currently am. I always see myself with this perfect life, a perfect husband, perfect kids, a perfect house, perfect everything. It seems so real I can almost taste it. But, I never see how I get there. I've never been able to map out how I'm going to get all of that to happen. It's like my life is a baseball field and I'm standing on first base. I know I need to get back to home, but I can't see 2nd or 3rd base.
The world is a big place filled with billions of people. When the weight of global issues simply feels too huge for one person to handle, we have to remember that we do have power to make a difference, even if it starts on a small scale. Smile: Who knew that a smile could go so far? Do Some Volunteer Work: Volunteering is an amazing experience that gets us out of our daily routines and allows us to turn our efforts outwards. Go out and help feed the homeless, volunteer at local events — even picking up trash in your city is a great way to give back to the community! Sponsor a Child: There are tons of organizations looking for people to sponsor children in need in countries around the world. Invest and Listen: Society has become so drenched in the buzz of technology that real face-to-face interaction and relationship is growing scarce.