How to Make the World a Better Place. The world is an awfully big place and there are accordingly a huge number of things that you can do to make it an even. 9 Simple Things that Can Make the World a Better Place We are so used to thinking about how things can go wrong, about the worst thing that can happen. Have you ever wondered how you can make the world a better place? Or stressed over not being able to make ENOUGH of a difference. Well, here's a reminder.