My First Triathlon part of my Life List- part 1

I have a goal that I am pursuing really hard- to compete in a triathlon. My triathlon goal came about after I took up running last year. I took part in a couple of runs- 5 km and 10 km, and I really enjoyed myself. I enjoyed the training, the races themselves and really enjoyed how … Read more

Net Neutrality will affect us all

net neutrality could lock down the free speech we enjoy

I’m worried about the future of the internet. I’m worried that decisions taken by the US Court of Appeals and the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) will have far-reaching, and world-wide repercussions. I’m worried that if we don’t take a stance in support of net neutrality now, we’ll lose any chance of using our voices in … Read more

Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography- Inspirational and Educational

Many of us have heard of Benjamin Franklin, most know him one of the founding fathers of the United States of America, and one of the original signatories of the Declaration of Independence. Benjamin Franklin is much more than a political figure, the only one who happens to have signed all four of the most … Read more

Why all the permissions?

It’s been about 9 months since Edward Snowden’s release of the scale of PRISM intrusions shocked many people throughout the world. Ordinary citizens along with governments were left reeling at just how they could be targeted by a foreign government accessing “private” information about them. The storm has not slowed, abated or even dropped from … Read more

Monday Morning Motivation, well more like Monday Afternoon Motivation

Monday morning is a great time to make subtle changes in your routine that could affect real change for you in the long-term, especially if you’ve lacked in the motivation department lately. The start of each new week should be treated like the fresh start we make of each new year. Have you been putting … Read more

Water for Life Decade – helping my son reach his philanthropic goals

Every day, approx 4,500 children die from diseases which can be easily prevented through access to clean water. On December 23rd 2003, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 58/217, proclaiming an International Decade for Action “Water for Life” 2005 -2015.  Halve, by 2015, the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water … Read more

Learn by Giving Foundation Announce Next Course Offering of Giving With Purpose

The Learn by Giving Foundation has announced the next offering of Giving with Purpose, their highly popular M.O.O.C. (Massive Open Online Course) in philanthropy, will begin on April 2 2014. If you’ve not signed up yet, I would wholeheartedly recommend you carpe diem and register today. Giving with Purpose is a unique online course which teaches … Read more

It's not a bucket list, it's a life list

I’ve been having itchy feet for a while now. It stems from the particular period of life I’ve been living for the past 8 or so years, but that doesn’t make it any easier- these feet are still itchin’ to go somewhere, everywhere. So a while ago I decided to start my own “life list”. … Read more

Kid President can make the world more awesome

Have you met Kid President yet? If you haven’t, you should seriously check out his videos on the Soul Pancake channel on YouTube!! Kid President, along with some of the cool kids he talks about, is the main reason that I have the “Kids Rock!” on my website. Kids are great, they do rock, and … Read more