Kind People Doing It Right

Life vest inside have been on my radar (twitter) for a while and I have been thinking about how to highlight their good work. I have re-tweeted the odd tweet and liked a few of their Facebook posts, and secretly (until now) I was  hoping they would pick up on my mild flirting and send me one of their snazzy life vests. (yes I do know they are metaphorical! lol)

So I will have to take the less than subtle shouting ” I Love You”  approach. But what is not to love, their core belief is that kindness keeps the world afloat and their vision in their own words:

By living kindly and believing in the inherent good of each individual, change is POSSIBLE!

Mr Ydir certainly shares that vision, one of the foundering reasons for starting this blog, was to highlight the great job fantastic people are doing all over the world, from frog joggers to great waiters.

It is really interesting/inspiring to follow the work that life vest inside do, they are trying to make the world a better place, and encouraging others to do the same, and for that their founder rightly deserves a YDIR.

Orly Wahba, You’re Doing It Right!

Mr Ydir

P.S below is link to a video that life vest inside made called Kindness boomerang. It is a fairly simple message but one that is increasingly getting forgotten in our busy, fast moving lives.

Kindness Boomerang – “One Day”

Kindness keeps the world afloat

Kindness keeps the world afloat

For Luca

I had been thinking about this post for a while, basically getting hung up on not wanting to look like a bandwagon jumper and also worrying that some Internet campaigns create a race for likes or followers which reduce the message of caring to a simple mouse click or Re-Tweet,  so people get caught up in the hype but don’t really understand / believe in the cause.

Today I was waiting to have my hair cut and a father was sitting in the barbers chair repeatedly telling his son to sit down and stop messing around, his son’s name was Luca and as I heard Luca, Luca, Luca over & over again I took it as a sign to stop worrying so much and just go with what feels right.

Today’s YDIR goes to all those behind the for Luca campaign, which is raising awareness and money for a 3 year old boy that has been struck down with Meningococcal Septicaemia. He was lucky to survive but sadly has lost both his legs to the disease, and the campaign is to raise money to provide Luca with the best prosthetic legs available, now and in the future.


In order to get people invloved and cheer up Luca, they have asked people to raise a hand For Luca (as above), and from the looks of the Facebook page they are doing a great job, they have even managed to get some well know faces to join the campaign, which always helps raise the profile.

As I mentioned earlier as well as raising awareness they are raising money, and I know they are not the only cause worthy of your hard earned money, but there was something about their approach which struck a cord with me. They are asking for people to give up something they want, then donate the money they would have spent to the campaign & let them them know what you gave up on the just giving page.

What struck me is that the small sacrifices made by many people, can make a big difference. The news is full of people not being nice, but you only have to look at the Facebook and just giving page to see that when we want to, humans can actually be quite nice.

Thank you to the team behind the for Luca campaign, one for your work to raise awareness of the cause and two for highlighting the best in human nature. You’re Doing It Right.

Mr Ydir

P.S check the pen is easy to wash off BEFORE writing for Luca on it. lol