Some people are overly critical of themselves and become listless and unassertive as a result. Rather than engaging in pointless self-flagellation, young people would do best just being what young people are: bold, audacious and gutsy—and throwing themselves entirely into whatever the task at hand.

Stories of Hope

The Spirit of Reverence for Life

Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai will be forever remembered for empowering women and protecting our planet. She also promoted the Japanese “mottainai” spirit—treasuring life and wasting nothing.