Wellbeing

consultants at auticon

auticon, people beyond the spectrum

6 min read This consultancy firm/social enterprise is unofficially one of the biggest employers of people diagnosed with autism in the world.
17.03.2022/by Everyday Grit Team
Saza F. member of the End Female Genital Cutting Singapore collective

End Female Genital Cutting in Singapore

5 min read This collective of determined people is opening a dialogue among leaders, community members and allies to end of the practice of Female Genital Cutting in Singapore. Read the interview.
04.03.2022/by Everyday Grit Team
Alex Stephany, the founder of BEAM, the homeless crowdfunding platform, standing at what appears to be a wooden table directly facing the camera, with his arms and elbows resting on the wooden planks of the table, the lower part of his body is hidden from view by the table. He is smiling and wears a pale tee shirt with the word BEAM printed across his chest. In the background, out of focus, are wooden shelves filled with green plants and large green plants placed on the floor in back of him.

Homeless crowdfunding site nearing 1000th campaign

6 min read The world's first crowdfunding platform helping people experiencing homelessness to find stable jobs and homes.
24.01.2022/by Everyday Grit Team
Podcaster Craig Gavigan of "The Unplugged Debate" sitting in the woods by a lake with a husky and holding a camera

“The Unplugged Debate”- journeying with a Scottish park ranger

3 min read Husky sledding, surfing, skydiving, or swimming the English Channel - The Unplugged Debate's guests talk about the entanglements between technology and the outdoors.
13.12.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
A pair of elderly hands hold a wooden toy and a carving tool. The hands belong to a person with a long white beard and dressed in red and white clothes. There are other wooden toys and carving tools on the wooden table on which the hands rest. Could this be Santa Claus, an elf or maybe even TranSanta ?

TranSanta – Secret Santas who are helping trans youth to have happier holidays

4 min read A massive outpouring of support for a brilliant social media idea that is reaching vulnerable, at-risk trans youth and touching hearts around the world during the holidays
09.12.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
A light-haired man in a cardigan and a dark-haired woman wearing a colorful scarf - therapists Roland and Sabine Bosel - gaze smilingly at each other.

Breaking the cycles of generational trauma

8 min read Meet the therapists from Vienna who are helping families around the world to break free from the cycles of generational trauma simply by talking.
24.11.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
Four lads sitting together being friends after doing beyond equality workshop

Beyond Equality – young men learning to be part of the solution

6 min read Rethinking masculinities to prevent gender based violence and build community.
10.11.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
Tony Weaver Jr. with his comics The UnCommon

Comics that help kids feel just Weird Enough

4 min read Tony Weaver Jr. CEO of Weird Enough produces comics that empower kids to become the heroes of their own stories. 
29.10.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
Peace and gender activist Marthe Wandou standing with arms outstretched, gesturing to her left, against the backdrop of a gray wall and wrought iron window with a young woman seated on her right

Marthe Wandou – girls’ well-being begins with community

5 min read Cameroon's first winner of the Right Livelihood Prize is mobilizing entire communities to heal and end gender-based violence.
19.10.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
Bike Brigade featured image of a bearded cyclist wearing a hooded jacket and back pack speeds through the pouring rain as pedestrians walk down a sidewalk of an urban street

Bike Brigade offers free delivery service for people in need

6 min read An initiative that sprung up during the Covid-19 pandemic. The riders offer free delivery of critical necessities that people cannot pick up in person.
The packages contain hot meals, food essentials, protective equipment or other supplies for the communities they serve.
15.09.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
Young man smiling walking in the street listening to a sober podcast

Dance, sex and recovery: 3 tell-all sober podcasts

2 min read Podcasts can be great tools to maintain sobriety. These 3 sober podcasts should be added to your list.
08.09.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
How Mental - friends in coffee shop looking at a computer

Mental Wellbeing in an App – How Mental !

3 min read Mental wellbeing and community with an app that supports mental health, the story behind the viral Instagram account How Mental.
17.07.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
Two native elders standing together with a mask on posing for Protect Native Elders

Protect Native Elders – The Interview

9 min read Grassroots organisation Protect Native Elders became first responders for Indigenous tribes all over America.
07.07.2021/by Everyday Grit Team
How mental founder George Taktak

George Taktak, Founder of How Mental – the conversation

4 min read Founder of How Mental turns his personal passion into one of the largest online communities for mental health.
06.07.2021/by Everyday Grit Team