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126 Ways to Make Your Life Extraordinary

126 Ways to Make Your Life Extraordinary | Unplug | Scoop.it
If you choose to make a difference 126 times every day for the next year, you'd have hundreds of thousands of small opportunities to make an impact.
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Open the door for a stranger.  Say "Thank You".  Stop Whining.  Fear less...

 

These are just 4 of 126 ideas from the Business Insider about how to make a positive difference in the world by making some very simple changes in your life. 

 

Now that's extraordinary!

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Tree of Generosity

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"Imaginative citizens of Silver Spring, MD have reinvented the Christmas tree." 

 

This past holiday season, The Tree of Generosity was built with toys and objects citizens had on hand -- no purchases required.  After the holiday, everything on the tree was donated to local non-profits to help families in the area.

 

Given that Christmas has become so overly commerical, "this is inspiring. Why not consider applying the same principle to the rest of our lives?"

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Stand UP! Get Outside; Call Your Mom/Sister/Brother/Dad and...

Stand UP! Get Outside; Call Your Mom/Sister/Brother/Dad and... | Unplug | Scoop.it
Why do these mistakes really prevent happiness and health?
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You can find happiness by getting out there, apparently. And I have to agree. When we avoid connection, sit in the same spot all day, forget to drink in mother nature's wonder cues and ignore our creative bents, we wither. 


You'll find this inspiring reflection on happiness and health especially helpful as it conveys the golden importance of simple things like...


  • contributing or giving back
  • creative writing
  • belonging


And those are just a few of the many powerful facts revealing a roadmap to richer living. Dive in and then recharge...

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What is Digital Citzenship?

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What is the definition of digital citizenship?
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The idea of digital citizenship becomes increasingly important as more and more students interact online. 

 

This blog helps to define "Digital Citizenship" and through a user-friendly infographic, explains some of the actions and habits students should consider when interacting with digital networks and social media.

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Giving the Gift of No Things

Giving the Gift of No Things | Unplug | Scoop.it
Instead of adding to an ever-growing mountain of toys, why not gift kids with this instead?
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Mama's grateful for all the many things her boys have, so very many things. And it brings her to a deeper awareness of what is truly precious in our lives: the gifts of experience and....


1. the gifts of adventure

2. familiarity

3. community


Author/Mom, Christella Morris invites those in her community to consider not giving things to her boys, to instead give of their time, to develop the bonds that strengthen their place in the world. The gifts of experience are many, what would you give?

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Get youth onto the snow this winter! - Help SOLE's 9th annual Backcountry Film Festival

Get youth onto the snow this winter! - Help SOLE's 9th annual Backcountry Film Festival | Unplug | Scoop.it
Winter is upon us and once again! Fortunately, for us the 9th Annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival is answering the call here in Sandpoint, Idaho at the beautiful Panida Theater at 7:00 PM on Friday November 22nd, 2013.
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Once again this year SOLE ( Selkirk Outdoor Leadership & Education) will hold their 9th Annual Backcountry Film Festival. This worthy event supports Wildlands Alliance Snowschool which gets kids out on the snow for outdoor classes.


Check out the story and if possible please donate a few dollars, after all what could be more unplugging than being outdoors...

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