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Just like our ancient ancestors before us, let's gather as a community to share our stories.

Your story matters, share it here today!

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Everybody loves a good yarn, with global media empires built upon our need for a ripping story. 

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10 months ago
(Kindness)

Jewish settlers invite Palestinians over for the holidays

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The Israelis were welcoming but armed. The Palestinians took selfies and felt comfortable enough to complain a little. Both...

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Originally from washingtonpost.com
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10 months ago
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Our system is broken .

Our system is broken

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Just look around you. Evidence that we need a new system is everywhere!

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9 months ago
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I am part of the so-called mistakes: Muslim MP to Dutton

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Jihad Dib says his community is asking why it has to prove its 'Australianness'.

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Originally from huffingtonpost.com.au
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9 months ago
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Facebook a blessing and curse when a loved one dies

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When someone you love passes away, processing that loss can be incredibly hard.

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Originally from mashable.com
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9 months ago
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Prison not the place for people with disabilities

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People in Australia are being detained simply because there is nowhere else for them to go.

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Originally from huffingtonpost.com.au
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9 months ago
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How to give truly meaningful gifts, according to science

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Buying someone you love a gift that expresses your truest feelings isn't always easy. But when you get it right the joy they...

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Originally from rd.com
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9 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
Make 2017 your year to stand up for what's right.

Let's stand up in 2017 and make the world better

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Let's stop thinking about all the things we can do for ourselves in 2017 and start thinking more about what we can do for others.

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8 months ago
(Kindness)

The happiness equation: how to be happy in old age

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These are five things we need to think about now.

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Originally from countryliving.co.uk
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6 months ago
(Health & Beauty)
Many parents use libraries as unoffical after-school care, which is probably not a safe choice considering who goes there.

Busting the library myths!

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Libraries are quiet, safe places. Or are they?

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5 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)

Can a life-swap exercise save a fractured community?

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When sizeable refugee populations start resettling in communities that look, talk and pray nothing like them, friction can...

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Originally from bbc.com
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4 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
Malay weddings are one of the most culturally rich and well-preserved traditions in the world.

Malay event highlights how much WA has changed

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From the standard sea of white faces in the 1960s, Western Australia has blossomed into a culturally diverse state where...

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4 months ago
(Kindness)

Friends, strangers help build hemp house for family in need

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Bucket by bucket, a hempcrete house is being constructed by volunteer labour in a small New South Wales town to provide an...

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Originally from abc.net.au
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3 months ago
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When disaster strikes, this farmer bakes a pav

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For the past six years, Tasmanian beef farmer David Brown has been leaving his farm for weeks at a time to volunteer across the...

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Originally from abc.net.au
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3 months ago
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Simple acts of kindness can change a refugee's life

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Jean is a lawyer fluent in five languages. He's currently working at a supermarket.

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Originally from huffingtonpost.com.au
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2 months ago
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It’s about listening to the stories of all of us at our best; the stories that weave us together as humans.

Five life lessons from an ageing activist

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A 50-year journey of learning to appreciate my gifts and place them where they can make a difference; and of letting go of what...

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21 days ago
(Kindness)
Peter Finch in that rousing scene from Network.

I'm as mad as hell. Come yell with me!

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It's time to stand up and tell our politicians that we are as mad as hell and not going to take it anymore.

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21 days ago
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Have you thought about donating those old blankets to an animal shelter? Picture: iStock.

10 thoughtful ways to brighten someone's day

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Because there is never a bad day to pay it forward.

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14 days ago
(Kindness)
Is prison an ineffective deterrent? Please share your thoughts with us.

Why do we jail offenders?

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Retribution is not, and should not, be the primary purpose of imprisonment.

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11 days ago
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Is Commonwealth bank boss Ian Narev's multimillion-dollar pay packet unethical.

Who thinks Ian Narev is worth $12M a year?

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Is it really ethical for a CEO to accept $12 million a year while working hard to keep employee incomes as low as possible?

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11 days ago
(Money & Business)
This Martin Niemoller passage changed my life.

How's your father? Part 4

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Rejoin blogger Philosophically Yours as he continues exploring his relationship with his father.

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10 days ago
(Love & Relationships)
Keep your speech as simple as possible.

The art of public speaking - Part 1

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What you say is not as important as you'd think.

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6 days ago
(Money & Business)
What do you think of Australia day? Picture: ABC.

Australia Day: Is January 26 appropriate?

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What are your thoughts on an appropriate date to celebrate Australia Day? Here are mine.

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5 days ago
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The youth want to hear what you have to say! Picture: iStock.

Get your voice heard on YsPeople

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There is an audience for you, but where do you find it?

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5 days ago
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