We all know the feeling: You couldn’t pay attention in class. You couldn’t eat your lunch. You fidgeted all day, thinking about the pending release. Once you get home, you run to your bedroom and reach for … yoga pants.
That’s right. We're not talking about... More →
Deciding to be a good person is difficult, mostly because first you have to decide what kind of person you are. Matching yourself with a volunteer gig that's right for you requires peering deep into your soul and asking the question, "How do you feel... More →
Alright Sparklers, if you haven't noticed the denim craze going around SparkLife by now, you're probably dead. Or oblivious. Nah, dead.
What's that? You already know all about the Teens for Jeans campaign? You're already planning on donating all 27.5 extra pairs of pants... More →
You may have noticed that we're pretty psyched about Teens for Jeans around here. It’s the easy-peasy approach to charity where you bring your old jeans to Aeropostale, which donates them to homeless teens. After doing the right thing and benefiting humanity,... More →
Unless you live under a rock with no internet access, you've heard of the Teens for Jeans campaign by now. But for those of you who've been trapped under that ugly boulder, we'll recap: Teens for Jeans is a campaign by dosomething.org... More →
You've got that "helping others" thing in your blood, but there's no one to drive you to the park for clean-up day.
And the Save the Polar Bears trip to Arctic Circle would kind of mess with your rehearsal schedule for the spring musical.
And you've got... More →
As you may have noticed, we here at SparkLife are absolutely bonkers for charitable causes. Maybe you've also noticed that people who volunteer have three-to-one odds to outlive non-volunteers. Perhaps the guys among you have gone on to... More →
Volunteering is fun, easy, and, gosh darnit, it makes you feel like a million bucks when you do it. But there is such a thing as the wrong kind of help. The road to annoyance is paved with good intentions, and sometimes a... More →
Did your New Year's Resolution have something to do with Being a Better Person?
Ehem, ours too. So this year, we've become buds with the awesome people (seriously, each one of them has the cutest haircut we've ever seen) at dosomething.org.
From the moment we... More →