Things We Can Do to Help the World
Parents should take note that their children are looking up to them as role models. And so, we don’t only look after their physical needs, but we need to make sure that they grow up as decent individuals. What they see us do, they will do themselves. If we are irresponsible in our actions, we could expect them to be the same. But if children grow up seeing their parents as good role models at home and everywhere they go, they will also be the same. Children learn what they see their parents do, so we should start teaching them at home through our examples, if we want them to make changes in the world. If you want to teach your children how to be compassionate, caring, and earth loving people, here are some things that you can do.
One of the things that you can do is to offset your carbon footprint. Carbon emissions come from driving a car, travelling often, or if you have a business that have a load of this, what you can do is to calculate your footprint and offset it. Planting trees is your garden or in the community forest is one way to offset a minimal carbon footprint. But if you have calculated a high carbon footprint, then what you can do is to check out websites which can help you on what you need to do. A tree planting project is what many organizations do and what they would ask of you is simply for donations. One of the things they would ask you is to get yourself involved in charity. There are a lot of other options.
You can also support ethical companies by buying the local products they produce. The good thing about this is the your money is going to the right people, and not to those who harm the world and not pay their taxes. By supporting your local industries it can help support and change the environment. The If Gufo children’s clothing is one good example of a product that only makes use of natural fibers. This is a purely ethical company.
Try walking to the place you need to go to if it is just near, instead of using your car all the time. This will save you money on fuel and it will promote good health and reduce your carbon emissions. If you encourage your children to walk, it will fight laziness in them. They will then not always be relying on a car to bring them places. Using public transport is one good alternative to driving.
There are many who need blood, and if you want to impact these people’s lives, what you can do is to donate blood. You can save someone’s life with this act.