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How to be an Ethical Volunteer

Ethical volunteering is a process of providing support either as a person or using personal resources with good intentions and not volunteering for personal gains. Charitable organizations that engage in ethical volunteering place individuals in areas that match their...

Tips for Staying Safe When Cycling in the Snow

While casual hobbyists just stay off their bicycle when winter weather hits, diehard cyclists keep on going. When going in snow, it’s important to follow a few safety tips. The snow might not stop a cycling fiend, but the injury from a fall very well could. Take...

Volunteering in a Nursing Home

If you think volunteering in a nursing home is sad or boring, think again. As a volunteer, your presence can bring a new perspective to nursing home residents who still enjoy the interactions they have with visitors. There are many things that you can do as a nursing...

Nutrition Guidelines for a Great Run

Before you lace up those running shoes and hit the road, it is critical to ensure that your body is properly fueled. Expert runners understand the importance of following a sound nutrition regiment designed to adequately power the body through a run of any distance...

The Surprising Benefits of Volunteering

The beneficial nature of leading a thoughtful, well-designed life has been thoroughly explored and has been linked to leading a happier life. In fact, scientific literature perfectly demonstrates that individuals that have a purpose in life, specifically people in...

The Best Summer Running Gear

According to the University of Oregon, running in the summer can increase your performance by 5%. Running in the heat can quickly become tiring, and it’s easy to get overheated. People who run very often know that there are different types of running gear,...

How to Volunteer With Youth

Children can grow up to be good people, and they should be guided by the right principles. Nothing helps nurture values as effectively as volunteering. The only thing parents have to worry about is finding the right volunteer opportunities. Volunteering With Toddlers...

How to Choose the Correct Running Shoes

When trying on shoes in the store, they may feel very comfortable and look great. However, how they hold up after a few miles of running could be a very different story. Running puts a lot of stress on the feet and the body. Choosing the right running shoes is crucial...

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Volunteering Abroad

Traveling and volunteering abroad can be a wonderful experience, no matter your age. If you have decided to join a volunteer opportunity abroad, it’s worth doing your research and preparing yourself for any surprises that may occur during your time abroad. Here are...