Even though the premise is not that difficult, this still happens far too often. It all comes down to being a decent human being, a norm just as reasonable as holding a door or saying “bless you” when someone sneezes. If only those who are rushing into the elevators could understand it, but maybe they're in too much of a hurry to listen.
Closed, cautious, protectionist societies can only stand still for so long until the currents of time will sweep them off their feet.
While the holiday season is known for shopping sales and fulfilling wish lists, make sure you spend time thinking of others in need too.
Don’t be too drastic in your transition from omnivore to full blown vegetarian.
As much as we all don’t want to admit it, a big part of the whole studying abroad experience actually involves going to class.