When doing good feels so good.
In a world where the pursuit of personal success often takes centre stage, it’s easy to overlook the impact that acts of kindness and goodwill can have on our well-being. But what if we told you that doing good for others not only benefits them but also brings so much joy and satisfaction to our own lives?
Setting the Stage:
The Creative Fringe, a vibrant coworking community, is a place where talented individuals from diverse backgrounds come together to work and collaborate. Within this inspiring space, Jo Tovia who is not only a freelance copywriter, and coworker at The Creative Fringe, but is also an active participant in the TOTS Challenge. This sense of belonging and shared purpose within the coworking community would prove instrumental in creating something truly remarkable. Connection.
The TOTS Challenge:
The annual Think Outside The Square Blanket Challenge, ( TOTS) led by Debbie, the CEO of The Creative Fringe, invited participants to unleash their creativity and craft beautiful blankets for those in need. The challenge not only aimed to provide warmth but also fostered a deeper connection with compassion and gratitude. Intrigued by the impact of the TOTS Challenge, Jo eagerly sought an interview with Debbie to unravel the inspiration behind this heartwarming initiative. The interview provided a glimpse into Debbie’s vision and the true essence of the challenge. She explained that the primary purpose of TOTS was not just to provide warmth to those less fortunate but also to evoke a sense of compassion and gratitude within the participants themselves. As a freelance copywriter for MindFood magazine and a member of The Creative Fringe community, Jo Tovia had a unique perspective on the TOTS Challenge. Drawing inspiration from her own involvement, she was eager to showcase this initiative. Jo’s coworker, also based at The Creative Fringe, Ben from 7 Chairs photography, was available to capture this and its essence through his lens.
The Power of Collaboration:
The intersection of Jo’s role as a copywriter, her involvement in the TOTS Challenge, and Ben’s photography expertise culminated in a remarkable display of collaboration within The Creative Fringe community. Their joint efforts enabled the profound impact of the challenge to be beautifully documented and shared with a wider audience through MindFood magazine.
A Co-Working Community Coming Full Circle:
The collaboration between Jo, Ben, and the coworking community at The Creative Fringe exemplifies the power of a shared purpose and collective action. It demonstrates that when individuals come together, pooling their diverse talents and skills, they can achieve incredible things. The TOTS Challenge served as a catalyst for this collaboration, nurturing a sense of unity and inspiring the community to work together towards a greater good.
The Think Outside The Square Blanket Challenge, driven by the passionate individuals within The Creative Fringe community, stands as a testament to the transformative power of collective action and the joy that comes from doing good. It’s amazing how a shared purpose and collaboration can create a ripple effect, inspiring others to join in and make a difference, from all walks of life.
Let this be a testament to the incredible things that can be achieved when a coworking community works together with passion, dedication, and a desire to spread kindness and make the world a better place.
When we do good, we truly feel good.
Want to read more? Make sure to grab yourself a copy of MindFood magazine’s July 2023 edition.