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  • All_Small

    PLAN INTERNATIONAL CANADA – The IRL (In Real Life) Campaign

    Child marriage is unthinkable to most of us. And yet it happens all around the world — even in Canada [LINK: https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/forced-marriage-in-canada-more-prevalent-than-thought-ex-child-bride-1.3471441]. So what can be done about it? How can we help stop something that occurs every THREE seconds and is often engrained in a society’s cultural fabric? These were the questions we asked… Read more »

  • Time is the only currency that matters – part 1 IMAGE

    Time is the only currency that matters – Part 1 of 2

    “My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.”  — Steve Jobs In many ways, technology is turning us into a new species. This is a topic under hot debate by anthropologists, psychologists and media experts. However, you don’t need a master’s… Read more »

  • Tree 2

    The Era of Self-Transcendence – Part 2

    “The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.” — William James  In last week’s post, we introduced the idea of self-transcendence, and the inherent need for human beings to feel a part of a bigger picture. It is the desire to actively contribute to a larger whole, and as a result,… Read more »