Everyone knows the ‘be the change you want to see in the world’ line but, as always, putting it into practice is the hard part. Especially when there’s an endless sea of books, motivational speakers, research and ancient theories,
all promising to power us up the path to enlightenment.
An uplifting starting point is 1 Giant Leap’s ‘What About Me?’. It’s not new and I may be biased, having worked closely with one of the guys behind it, but I think every human should watch this “genuinely groundbreaking audio-visual project of global dimensions”(Daily Telegraph). The richly diverse musical compilation was recorded in 50 different locations covering five continents. Added to this, a philosophical commentary from some of today’s most influential creatives and thinkers – including Noam Chomsky, Ram Das, Eckhart Tolle, Michael Stipe, Alannis Morrisette, Carlos Santana and many more – and the result is a kind life-enriching multi-media embroidery. Words of wisdom on fundamental aspects of human nature and modern life – such as, love, loss, anger, death, money and freedom – highlight the complexities that tie every single one of us, whether you’re a high-flying city suit or a beach-dwelling activist hippy…