Charity Navigator

I'm really happy at how many people appreciated the information from NYC (and more) Service Opportunities. It's a wonderful feeling to give back and help others; especially in the city you grew up in. I tried to include other large volunteer websites in the major cities Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, and Philadelphia so everyone can feel … Continue reading Charity Navigator

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Real Trees vs. Artificial Trees

We are officially 20 days away from the Christmas holiday and, of course, the environmental conversation continues. I want to address our thoughts on real Christmas trees versus artificial ones. At first thought, you would think that artificial trees dominate because they can be reused over & over, year after year, but that's actually wrong. I know … Continue reading Real Trees vs. Artificial Trees

Back to Nature

I had an amazing opportunity over this past weekend (which was also my birthday weekend) to go to the mountains in Catskill, NY. I'm a nature lover as it is so I was excited to say the least. I only stood for 3 days and 3 nights but that was more than enough time to … Continue reading Back to Nature

NYC (and more) Service Opportunities

Looking to show love and compassion this holiday season? I found this great website that helps you to find volunteering opportunities and/or find organizations that work for the greater good in New York City. Initiated in 2009 after Barack Obama encouraged more volunteerism in our country, New York City became the first "City of Service" … Continue reading NYC (and more) Service Opportunities

The Art of Convincing

This video is pretty interesting! I gave it a watch out of curiosity and felt urged to share it. It gives a great yet simple analysis of why people keep their opinions and how they may be convinced. Hope you guys enjoy!