Everyone dreams of changing the world, but in practice, it’s rather hard to execute. Follow these three tips on how you can change the world daily in your own community!
I have lived all my life in Switzerland. Whenever I hear someone talk about it I hear how great this place is and how beautiful the nature is and how well everything is run. And it’s true, trains are on time, taxes are low and the wages are high. But something is wrong.Read more "A Swiss Perspective: How to Break Out of the Prison of Perfectionism"
My education system is failing millions of students every day. So why aren’t we changing it?Read more "I’m an American High School Student and My Education System is Broken"
I interviewed Maria in the lobby of a Boston hotel room, a few hours before we boarded a Boeing 747 to take us on a six-hour flight to London. This wasn’t exactly the standard routine.Read more "Teenagers Making A Difference: Maria Myers"
Over the past few days I’ve found myself attending my sister’s graduation ceremonies from UCLA, where exceptional students were recognized for their outstanding achievements and seemingly perfect grades.
As one student was recognized for establishing not one but two charity organizations and completing his degrees with close to perfect grades, I could hear the audience murmur in awe at his achievements yet others seemed discouraged in comparison.Read more "Why We Really Don’t Need Perfectionism"
As we laughed looking at the vintage pictures of our favorite band, an elderly man approached us. At first, my brother and I looked at each other in confusion, thinking he’d condone us for looking at the magazine or something like that. But what was about to happen was completely unexpected.Read more "(Surprising) Lessons I Learned From a Man in the Grocery Store"
That special time when high school students across the nation rejoice, teachers breathe a secret sigh of relief, and Netflix executives dance in glee over their expected increases in viewership.Read more "Why Summer Goals Mean More than a Cute Beachfront Relationship"