This is a collaborative project. People from all over the world have already begun to participate. We all know that this is not just a project, or a dream; this is a need. All of us have been through challenges, struggles, tough times and good times. It is part of the human experience. The truth is, it is now time to live our birthright to be happy, joyous, abundant and free. This is why we are here. The universe has called each us all to take part. You are needed. You are called to show up.
My name is Laura Louise. I am a small town girl living in a lonely world! The lonely world is one of pure love and peace- not enough people are feeling it, and yes, the true essence of joy really does exist – we just have to choose to see it and to feel it.
I used to think that I needed to help make the world a better place. I soon realized that the world was already an amazing place to be, we just needed to notice the good that happens all the time in our daily encounters with one another.
You can learn more about me at www.lauralouise.ca.
Because I was moved by too many experiences of suicide, I began to explore various training and education in suicide prevention and awareness. As it turns out, what I found to be the greatest tools to support suicide prevention are what I thought to be common awareness- acknowledging others, listening, being present, paying attention to others – offering care, love and support. Apparently these concepts are not as common as we would hope them to be.
In my community we had over half a dozen teen suicides in a two-year span and, as you can imagine, it was very tragic for many. I have been working at a children’s mental health agency and volunteering with a hospice bereavement group in high schools, a suicide prevention committee and our local distress line. I have various trainings in suicide prevention and awareness through a global organization called Living Works. I have also been offering individual and group support for kids, youth and adults through my own private practice. I was noticing that much of what I was offering was really helping people and the ultimate suicide prevention was to learn how to live a life we love to be part of.
I started asking myself, ‘how can I help even more people?’ and this question has led me on a journey. I started with a YouTube channel, Laura Louise, posting a show called “Live and Love With Laura” every Wednesday. Then I wrote a book that ranked number one on Amazon for suicide and mental health. I started creating workshops and programs through the use of the book and things took off.
The question, “how can I help even more people?” has moved into a complete movement called ‘The Good Deeds Project’.
In short, doing good, feels good! Essentially, the Good Deeds Project is a global movement to inspire, empower and ignite great change, bringing all people together in oneness and in peace. It’s about our human evolution moving into an experience of true world peace. World Peace seems like a big dream, sure, but the truth is it can happen right now, in this moment by individually showing up to do our collective part.
We begin with one good deed at a time.
When we ask the question, “what good deed can I do right now?” we immediately move out of our own head and into an awareness of others through our heart. When we take part in helping someone else, we not only potentially become a hero for that moment, we also physically, mentally and emotionally feel good afterwards. We never know what challenges or struggles a person may be having at a time they are in need of a helping hand. Offering a good deed can potentially save a life. The ripples are unspoken.
When you help someone else feel good, you feel good too. When we start to feel good, we can begin to solve problems with creativity, see the gifts in the challenges and grow through the struggles that make us stronger. Feeling good goes a long way.
It’s all happening now. At first I thought the idea was new to me this year, but as I got putting some more thought into it, I found an old journal of “All the Things to Make & Do” from five years ago and I wrote: “travel across the country doing good deeds.”
I am walking in my dream awake.
My vision is to drive a DeLorean with a Tiny House for this project. The theme is about returning from the future, with an understanding that good deeds are the way to world peace. The only way to do it is for each of us to do our part in supporting one another. Michael J Fox is there too. Why not dream big? Why not play?
One person shares with the next person and the next person shares with the next person. Videos are being made all around the world, a Tiny House Team is created in New York City, a branding and social media team is created across the nation, musicians are submitting music to have featured in the documentary, classrooms and schools are starting their own projects, events are being planned and amazing people doing amazing things are coming to the surface to be featured in this project.
It’s all happening now. The question is: when are you going to start in helping the project to grow too?
If you landed here, you are already part of the project and can make a good deed happen right now! Send the project some love, share this website with others, and take a look around to see how you or someone you know might be able to help!
The Good Deeds Project is a movement from the east coast to the west coast doing good deeds all along the way, while featuring others already doing good deeds and collaborating it into a documentary.
The project will inspire others through feel-good events, talks, workshops, and social media to take part and really explore the idea that good deeds actually make massive differences in people’s lives. This is a message to share in schools, community centers, yoga studios, parks, and streets – wherever there are people who are interested in listening!
If you have someone or something you would like to feature in the Good Deeds Project as something good happening in the world, you can send in an application for us to come visit you. You can start today by sharing the good deeds you are doing and take part in reaching the goal of 7 billion good deeds- one for each of us, we all deserve it.
The last piece is no longer how; instead we can replace it with WATCH. Watch the project unfold, notice the beauty of the journey, recognize the magic of life, and be part of the experience through your daily encounters.
This website is our home. Check in. Fuel yourself with the good that is happening in the world and participate in offering that good with others. Allow yourself to feel good and to share that feeling with others. Good News Travels and you can watch it all come together right here, through this amazing inner web.
The story will be available right here for you to witness and at any given moment, you can choose to be a character in creating the plot!
I look forward to sharing this journey with you!