One World Heart Project is dedicated to inspiring a more compassionate society by educating people about the health benefits of good deeds, and empowering them to live more fulfilling lives.


“All the kindness which a man puts out into the world works on the heart and thoughts of mankind.” — Albert Schweitzer


The Wolf You Feed
An elder Native American was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them,
“A fight is going on inside me.. it is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One wolf represents fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.
The other stands for joy, peace, love, hope, sharing, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, friendship, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith.”
“This same fight is going on inside you, and inside every other person, too”, he added.
The Grandchildren thought about it for a minute and then one child asked his grandfather, “Which wolf will win?”
The old Cherokee simply replied… “The one you feed.”

Which wolf will you feed? Which wolf needs to go on a diet?
How often have you heard the words, you are what you eat? Do you snack on the fast foods of fear and anger or do you take the time to prepare a good meal of gratitude and compassion?  Your choice.  A plate of resentment or side order of forgiveness.
The vision of the One World Heart Project is to feed our better nature.  Is it really that easy?  
No, not always.  But it is simple.  We spend hours looking at labels, reading diet books, trying to make better choices. We spent an estimated $60.9 billion in 2010 on diet products and self-help books.  Almost three out of four Americans (73 percent) are willing to give up television, their cell phones or their computers for a flat tummy this beach season.  Total number of Americans with gym memberships 45.3 million. Total number of Health Clubs in U.S. 29,750.  What if improving your health, your relationships and your life was FREE, and only took 5 seconds?  You, yes YOU, can instantly feel the benefits of this amazing exercise.  It involves 17 muscles and everybody can do it!  Smile.  It’s contagious and can be habit forming.  An instant face-lift.
One World Heart Project intends to promote the benefits of doing good through social media and educational programs. Simple ways to help ourselves and others at the same time.
What are the ingredients of a healthy, happy life?
Have you heard of the ‘helpers high?“  Researchers are studying its effects on the human body. Can doing good really help us feel better?  This is the focus of 50 scientific studies funded through The Institute for Research on Unlimited Love, headed by Stephen G. Post, PhD, a professor of bioethics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. One study found that older adults who volunteered demonstrated benefits in their health and well-being. Another large study found a 44% reduction in early death among those who volunteered a lot — a greater effect than exercising four times a week, Post reports.

Americans can lead the way in the One World Heart Project campaign for Good
“We may look different on the outside, but our hearts are the same color on the inside.” –Anonymous

One World Heart Project welcomes EVERYONE who is willing to follow the wisdom of their hearts and challenge themselves, each day, to be conscious of their power to inspire others through simple acts of kindness. We are also calling on Americans to take the lead in this noble effort to transform our world.  America is one of the most diverse, innovative nations on earth and has the potential to not only imagine the best for humankind but can lead the way.  It’s time to choose the side of Good.  The side that empowers are better nature.  The Statue of Liberty is a symbol of the shining light that welcomes people to our shore.  It’s time to shine brighter.
The following statement represents the hope of America…
… It is my belief that America is destined to contribute to the advancement of global civilization. We should consider America not as an ordinary country but as a “smaller version of the world.” Anyone who agrees with the principles championed by America can become its citizen, demonstrate their talents and contribute to social development. It was this capacity to accept and exploit diversity that propelled America into its leadership position in the world.
America is a “melting pot” where people with varied cultural backgrounds combine to create an American culture that has made a considerable impact on global civilization. And the proportion of non-Europeans continues to grow within the American population.  I have always considered America — a smaller version of our world — as a grand “testing ground” for the entire human population on earth. It is a testing ground where diverse peoples coexist, cooperate and create innovation. If this experiment succeeds in America, there is hope that mankind may succeed on a global scale. If it fails, mankind can expect no bright future. America exemplifies the future of mankind.
~Yuji Miyamoto, chairman of Miyamoto Institute of Asian Research, is Japan’s former ambassador to China. This article originally appeared in the bulletin of the English-Speaking Union of Japan.
Monday, Nov. 28, 2011
One World Heart Project believes the words of Yuji Miyamoto powerfully express the opportunity that exists for Americans.  People dream of coming to America for the opportunities that it offers, the freedom that it ensures and the right to pursue happiness.  One World Heart Project dreams of a time when people around the world look to America as a country that strives to inspire the heart of the world.