National Volunteer Week

April 18 – April 24, is National Volunteer Week  ”What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.” – Aristotle ”Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew ”I’ve learnt that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need toContinue reading “National Volunteer Week”

Hey Mayo, A Community App

Sharing this information on “Hey Mayo”, a new iOS and Android app. An outline on how it works: 1. Send a Mayo post to request or offer quick help2. People nearby (approximately a two block radius)3. Arrange details, complete the ask, and share Think about your neighborhood, friends, or organization. Create your Mayo community. ThereContinue reading “Hey Mayo, A Community App”

A Box Collection

During this pandemic I have collected cardboard boxes. My mail and food deliveries do not want boxes returned. So much for recycling and saving the environment. My home was looking like a staging room for a charity donation site. Boxes stacked in every room in my condo. Recently, I learned from a neighbor that anotherContinue reading “A Box Collection”

Why Feedback is Important

Humans need other peoples perspective to develop. People thrive if the feedback is received in a productive and meaningful way. Even with appropriate feedback, people may still have a a difficult time incorporating information about ourselves, despite it being a basic human need.