Accepting ‘Otherness’, a Path to Mental Health

"Woman is the other of man, animal is the other of human, stranger is the other of native, abnormality the other of norm, deviation the other of law-abiding, illness the other of health, insanity the other of reason, lay public the other of the expert, foreigner the other of state subject, enemy the other of friend." (Bauman 1991: 8). Modern Illness in Mental Health Societal Mental Health; why Humans need Integration for Health The concept of The Other highlights how many societies … [Read more...]

Merry back into your Marry, NOV 12 – DEC 17

TAKING DIVORCE OFF THE TABLE 3 Serious Mistakes Even Smart Professional Moms Make That Keep Them Secretly Worrying About Divorce Mistake #1: Wronging versus Longing Too often couples argue or silently see the over common complaints such as parenting, household tasks, sex and finances without arriving at healthier dynamics that last; with many reverting back to original patterns, causing a familiar reoccurring down ward spiral. You will learn to identify the … [Read more...]

Irene Becker, Michael Ballard, Build Resiliency NOW!

Are YOU…Is Your Organization Heading for a Natural Disaster? Turn it Around! Build Resiliency NOW! Fact: Over $300 billion a year is spent in the USA on executive and employee stress related physical, emotional disability, addictions, communication and personal problems, presenteesim and other stress related problems. Fact: This is NOT an American phenomenon; the World Health Organization forecasts that stress will be the major cause of physical disability in the world by 2030.Leaders. … [Read more...]

Stigma and Violence, Isn’t It Time to Connect the Dots?

Violence - The Canadian Mental Health Association In today’s media reports about mental illness, there is a tendency to emphasize a supposed link between violence and mental illness. News stories regularly suggest that there is a strong connection between mental illness and crime. But the majority of people who are violent do not suffer from mental illnesses. In fact, people with a mental illness are more likely to be the victims, rather than the perpetrators of violence. In this section, … [Read more...]

FIX IT IN FIVER, Global Brain Health, Globally!, Lynette Louise

Global Brain Health, Globally! by Lynette Louise aka THE BRAIN BROAD When people ask me why I created the non scripted TV show FIX IT IN FIVE with THE BRAIN BROAD, my answer is simple: I wanted to get around the mental health confidentiality restrictions that were preventing me from convincing people just how simple healing can be. It seemed logical to me that since I raised my children as a performer, bringing cameras along to work would be easier for me than for most therapists. And if … [Read more...]

PETITION, Canadian Women on Bank of Canada Notes

Bank of Canada: Add women from Canadian history to Canadian bank notes When Mark Carney was governor of the Bank of Canada, the Bank decided to remove the images of the first notable Canadian women who finally made it onto our bank notes. While Queen Elizabeth II appears on $20 notes, the result is that there are again no women from Canadian history on our bills. It is unacceptable that female historical figures are not featured on the Polymer Series or another series - just male prime … [Read more...]

World Mental Health Day, OCT 10

World Mental Health Day 2014: The misconceptions broken down World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide. The focus this year is on … [Read more...]

Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which overlap in 2014

Oct. 2, 2014: Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Hassidic sect Vizhnitz gather on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean sea as they participate in a Tashlich ceremony in Herzeliya, Israel. (AP) JERUSALEM – Israeli police were on high alert Friday to avert possible clashes as Jews and Muslims prepare to observe their faith's major holidays of Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which overlap this year for the first time in more than three decades. Reinforced police contingents had been deployed across … [Read more...]

Arianna Huffington, (The 4 Pillars of Success)

How to Thrive in Your Life (The 4 Pillars of Success) Arianna Huffington and Vishen Lakhiani discuss the global shift towards embracing mindfulness and meditation to make the most of life – to thrive. Listen to the 4 pillars that enable Arianna to lead a healthy and mindful life while being one of the most powerful women in the world. MindValley “If we don’t know ourselves, our essence, where our true power comes from, we will believe our power comes from collecting victories, … [Read more...]

BWS ~ Wealth & Real Estate, Oct. 9, 2014

  “Business Wealth Summit ~ Wealth & Real Estate, Oct. 9, 2014” Are you a Realtor, Mortgage Broker, Real Estate Investor, Financial Planner/Advisor, Insurance Broker, or Entrepreneur? Bayview Golf & Country Club from 9am - 8pm 25 Fairway Heights Dr, Toronto, ON L3T 3X1 (905) 889-4833 DIRECTIONS - MAP Some of our speaker experts and sponsors to share the stage are; Nick Tsimidis, Real Wealth Group Keith Watters, Your Mortgage Mentor Noel Walrond, The Game Changer As … [Read more...]

Rodan + Fields® going global, is Coming To Canada!!!

Rodan + Fields® was founded in 2002 by renowned dermatologists Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields. The doctors set out to make high-quality skin treatment available to everyone, without injections or invasive procedures. The company quickly became a leading clinical skincare brand in top-tier department stores. To broaden their reach and achieve their vision, Rodan + Fields became the first prestige skincare line to exit the department store and enter the direct selling market in … [Read more...]

What’s Your Pleasure, 9 Weeks starts OCT 1

9-weeks (21 hrs) of group work alternating each week with in person embodiment practices & online group coaching. We will be communing to practice: 1. Loosening up those areas – emotionally and physically – that are constricted and blocking the flow of love and pleasure. 2. Reframing your life from a new more empowered and alivened perspective. 3. Deepening your understanding of your relationship ‘dance’ with men AND woman 4. Being more open, honest and feeling safe to express … [Read more...]

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