Supporting mental health and well-being in our families, workplaces, and communities makes a significant difference. Play for Peace Hanoi continues to host conversations around mental health, self-care, and well-being for staff and youth participants.
We hosted our first Play for Peace Community Discussion and Play meeting this year! Co-founder Craig Dobkin and Board member Mark Havens led the discussion around creating more accessible sessions.
Compassion is not just a word; it is a feeling of deep sympathy for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.
Life has many ups and downs. You could think you've got it all figured out one day. Then, all of a sudden, you're hit with a curve ball. You are not alone in experiencing these emotions. Everyone must confront their own set of difficulties. Knowing how to overcome obstacles can help you stay focused and calm under pressure.
One positive adult can change a child’s life forever. In conflict areas, mentors can instill a passion for creating peace, and finding ways to transcend differences in language, culture, and religion to learn compassion. However, many children lack a mentor or someone to guide them.
Tomorrow is National Leadership Day, the perfect time for each of us to think about developing our own skills. If we all took up responsibilities and led in our communities, the world would be much better.
Imagine a world where you can succeed by being friendly and where we all pay it forward. A world where people look out for each other begins with a simple and kind gesture.
Today we want to shout out our love for our partners on the ground that make Play for Peace possible; future, present, and past!
How can you keep compassion, connection and community alive when you or loved ones are sick? Like every other company and organization we have also had to navigate getting our work done and supporting team members falling ill.
I’m constantly inspired by the power of human tenacity in the face of the most challenging circumstances. Our PFP community member from Afghanistan, Morteza, had to flee his home for the safety of his family.