Spanning eight days, the Jewish holiday of Passover commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt (Nickelodeon classic Rugrats does a good retelling of the story). Give your holiday a little more meaningful with these helpful tips.
Write or record a U.S. Veteran's story so that it lives on in the Library of Congress.
An easy and incredibly thoughtful way to commemorate our veterans is to preserve their story in the library of Congress. Simply conduct an interview with a U.S. veteran and send it to the government so that the story can live on forever.
Don't let all the leaves that fall in your yard end up in a trash bag headed for an incinerator. Mulch made from autumn leaves is an excellent alternative to burning them into the atmosphere. Follow this guide, then watch your garden flourish come spring.
Throwing a banana peel out the car window doesn't mean that it will decompose naturally. Plant remains and other once-living materials that made it to the city or towns need to be recycled in a systematic way. Enriching garden soil and reduce the amount of garbage sent to landfills through composting.
Sometimes a simple "thank you" can improve someone's self-esteem and mental health, even if its for the day. Send a "Thank You" note or card to three people who have made a positive difference in your life.
Open with a thank you.
Be specific. Why are you thanking this person? Use a specific story or helpful thing that they give you.
Upon closing, tell the person to think of three people they would also like to thank, and ask them to do the same.