The look of expectation on the faces of chuckling young children, and the trust developed with young animals. Also faith that the Creator will take action against homo sapiens when we push our luck just a little too far.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Impose an order that everyone on the planet has to plant 1 (native to the area) tree, properly, twice a year for 10 years, and ensure they grow safely and survive.
What/who changed my life and why
The Baiga Tribe of Central India & latterly my Guru Dev, Prof. Suresh Sahu. The Baiga taught me "things" aren't that important, and my Guru Dev taught me to meditate and be at peace with myself, even when all around is in chaos.