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How you can change the world

: September 11, 2017 | : balancemedia

Stories help us to understand the world, each other, and ourselves; they foster compassion. And, I must say, I’m a collector and teller of…

This month’s good news…

: September 11, 2017 | : balancemedia

Ship happens
The best ideas are often the most obvious. And that seems to be the case with news of a growing trend: turning shipping containers…

Why you should #BeKind when shopping

: September 11, 2017 | : balancemedia

The only place to buy clothes in the village where I grew up was also the local post office, and the most exotic food…

Why you should #BeKind to tourists

: July 10, 2017 | : balancemedia

My home is close to Greenwich, which is always full of tourists taking selfies and looking a bit lost. It’s challenging when the tubes…

Why we should #BeKind as a nation

: June 12, 2017 | : balancemedia

In the last few weeks we have witnessed incredible acts of courage and kindness in both Manchester and London. These include our heroic emergency…

Why to #BeKind on public transport

: May 8, 2017 | : balancemedia

Last week, I was on a full tube in rush hour. It was baking hot, and a woman accidentally stood on my foot. We…

Why to #BeKind on Marathon day

: April 10, 2017 | : balancemedia

Not everyone can say that they have cheered as Mo Farah and a man dressed as a T-Rex have run past their house while…

How to #BeKind to everyone

: March 9, 2017 | : balancemedia

Mother’s Day can be tough for those whose mums aren’t around, and for those who want to be mums and who aren’t yet, or…

How to #BeKind to everyone

: February 10, 2017 | : balancemedia

When I was at primary school, my friend Mike stole some flowers from his friend’s garden to give to his mum on Valentine’s Day…