Instead of just complaining and whining about the things which happen around you day round, attempting to change the world is rather a positive attitude. Well, though many you might be interested, positive about taking initiatives, the most common point where the fumble is how to do, what to do, and so on. Well, it does not require you to win a Nobel Prize always to make a difference to the world. It rather lies in your approach, mentality, and perspective how you can shape things around you, take a pinch different approach to things and make a positive impact, and that too will count for a difference. Well, it’s quite true that a good example has twice the value of good advice.
Instead of just living for you, thinking about people around makes a great difference. In a self-indulged life, you fail to include thoughts for others, you fail to take out time to indulge yourself in social activities, good deed, and even noble thoughts. But a simple change in your attitude towards life can make all the big differences you and everyone always desire that is a better world to live in.
1 Save Water
Even the shortage of drinking water, limited sources is a concern among environmentalist. Therefore, wasting water means forcing the next generation to an even bigger challenging phase. Thinking of the future and for the well being of this generation as well, thus, make a difference by saving water. Turn off the tap when you are brushing, applying shampoo, shaving, etc save every drop. You still stand in the crowd, when you compare anything related to water to show the difference between saving and wasting meaning to life.
2 Donate Blood
You just don’t need to drain out all your blood, just a pint of it can save up to 3 lives. Think about the billions of people, and the numerous threatening diseases, chronic accidents and severe health cases. There are actually many people who die just because of in availability of right blood group when there is a dire need for it. Therefore, if you decide to take a step a step ahead and donate blood even once in six months or so, you can save few lives, and that is definitely making some difference.
3 Donate Old Stuff to needy
There are numerous items like clothes to shoes, toys to old books, colors, which after few years remain unused. You either store them in your storeroom or closet or may even sometimes throw it away as well. But on a second thought, you can use these things to make a difference in the world of the orphans, poor people and needy ones in the society. There are many charity houses, orphanages around you in the town, donate these stuff today, and brings smiles on some faces.
4 Feed Stray Animals
Wastage of food happens a lot in every household. But what you generally do is throw them in the waste bin, instead of giving those foods to the stay dogs or cats’ outside can be a generous act. Not only waste food, but you even tend to waste a lot of bucks, shopping, having fun, etc, why not spend a few bucks to feed the stray animals.
5 Uphold about Social Issues to Attention
Just lamenting, or throwing a few pieces of advice when you come across social issues, does not help you make a difference. Why not put up the issues on blogs, social media sites and spread awareness, start a motivating protest or awareness program altogether.
6 Keep it Clean
Cleanliness and hygienic surrounding, not only within your house but even in your neighborhood can be responsible for spreading diseases. Therefore, being a responsible citizen is also a way to make a difference. Take out a few hours from your weekend, and clean up the mess lying around your neighborhood. Do not forget that you are setting an example and action speaks louder than words, your action will definitely trigger the conscience of others as well.
7 Visit an Old Age Home
Movies, shopping malls, entertainment parks these are common schedules on your weekend. What about thinking a bit different way, and bringing warmth in the life of some old, lonely and abandoned senior citizens. Take out few hours for them on weekends, read few books for them, prepare a dish for them, watch a movie with them and smile on their face.
8 Plant a Tree
The effects of global warming have already posed a threat to the world climatic conditions. You cannot be a part of the UNO and participate in Global Warming concern meets but you can always plant a tree in your backyard, knowing that deforestation is a major reason behind global warming. Planting a tree every month around you, in parks, backyard, gardens, lawn, etc will definitely make a difference to the environment. You can even gift a sapling to your neighbor, friends, etc as well.
9 Make a Habit to Switch off Electricity
Energy resources are limited and that is one of the primary concerns of scientists and research workers around the world. In such a state saving even a bit of energy makes a difference indeed. Therefore, the next time you leave a room, make sure to switch off the electricity and save electricity.
10 Teach a Girl Child
Women are still neglected, deprived of education in many parts of the world. However, the potential of a girl child is similarly as illuminating as any other child. You only need to show the right path, guide a girl child you find around you being deprived of education. Offer a few hours to the girl every week, and share your knowledge, impart the education, enlighten one’s life. You will not only make a difference for women empowerment but also in making one literate. A pen is mightier than a sword. Therefore, by education someone, you know you are preparing a person for a brighter future ahead, adding prosperity to the future world as well.
Therefore if you really intend to make a difference to the world, don’t sit back and think, take an initiate, no matter how small, but every attempt counts.