Posts by David deSouza

David deSouza is the Co-Founder of Satorio.org, a social enterprise that has helped over 10,000,000 people, develop the habit of mindfulness. For each minute the Satorio community meditates, Oxfam receives ten grains of rice. David also created the Mindfulness Journal, a pocket-sized notebook to help you meditate for 30 days straight. He can be found on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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7 Simple Ways to Give Back to the World When You Have Little Time or Money

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catchers mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.” ~Maya Angelou

Being charitable is often seen as a zero sum game, giving away our time or money for the benefit of others. As uplifting as it may be to give to a cause you care about, most of us feel we lack the authority to truly make things happen.

I discovered the transformative power of helping others when I was eight years old. My friends and I had imaginations like other children, but in the …