Friday Video: Television is a Drug

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This video is a little intense! A little too loud! But it speaks wonders of how we live our lives these days. What if your television could talk? This is what the author thinks it would say. I kind of agree. And I could also relate this to our smartphones, tablets and so on. Now, […]


Givology is a P2P online giving marketplace, directly connecting donors to students and grassroots projects around the world. Give to learn. Learn to give. I have had the chance to meet most of the Givology people in New York. They work hard and smart to really connect the people who want to help and the […]


We love the website Big Think! And although we don’t always agree with what they say, we can always agree that what they say is very interesting. The piece that I want to talk about today is something we do agree with: both parents taking care of stuff at home with the children is, according […]


Starting any documentary is always chaotic and confusing. Even if you have the story well set in your mind, almost nothing depends on you, and it can be a little anxiety provoking. In my case The Perfection of Giving was no different. When I learned about the 108 Lives Project, I was not even looking […]

The Homeless Brazilian Poet Finds Kindness – “The Conditioned”

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This short documentary has been seen by over 4 million people. It was chosen as a “Vimeo Staff Pick”. It’s a Facebook Story; the best Facebook Story, if you ask me. It is very emotional and inspiring to watch. In 4 minutes it will take you on a little bit of a roller coaster ride. […]

“I Am” – Documentary Recommendation


“I am” is one of the most honest documentaries that I have seen in the last year. It is a first person account by Hollywood director Tom Shadyac, as he questions everything he has and doesn’t have in life, and takes on the mission of traveling the world searching for answers and the true meaning of […]


The whole documentary The Perfection of Giving, profiles a young organization 108 Lives Project, founded in New York City, by Hector Marcel and a group of his students at the Three Jewels Buddhist center in the East Village. It has then expanded into Australia and Argentina. The goal of the organization was to find a […]


Computers and technology is second nature to millennial. But not so for older people! “Sean Butler, a 16-year-old sophomore, initiated the program two years ago, offering to share his tech knowledge in 45-minute, one-on-one mentoring sessions with members of the nearby Carmel Foundation,” A completely selfless act of generosity from the young to the not […]

Meet The Volunteer – Bev from the 108 Lives Project

Meet The Volunteer – Bev from the 108 Lives Project

Meet Bev, one of the volunteers of the 108 Lives Project. The first chapter of The Perfection Of Giving is focus almost exclusively on the work of the 108 Lives volunteers and how their work in Nepal change them and made them happier people. Bev currently runs the 108 Lives initiative in Australia. They are […]

Trailer – The Perfection of Giving

Trailer – The Perfection of Giving

The Perfection of Giving: a documentary feature film about the act of giving, and the practical and philosophical benefits of generosity at an individual and social level. The film follows a group of volunteers as they start their first organization and find happiness through the struggles of thinking about others first.