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...]

The Voices in my Head, Eleanor Longden

To all appearances, Eleanor Longden was just like every other student, heading to college full of promise and without a care in the world. That was until the voices in her head started talking. Initially innocuous, these internal narrators became increasingly antagonistic and dictatorial, turning her life into a living nightmare. Diagnosed with schizophrenia, hospitalized, drugged, Longden was discarded by a system that didn't know how to help her. Longden tells the moving tale of her … [Read more...]

Nobel Prize in Physics 2014

The Nobel Prize in Physics (Swedish: Nobelpriset i fysik) is awarded once a year by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. It is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Alfred Nobel in 1895 and awarded since 1901; the others are the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Nobel Prize in Literature, Nobel Peace Prize, and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The first Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, a German, "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has … [Read more...]

A tale of mental illness — from the inside, Elyn Saks

Elyn R. Saks is Associate Dean and Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Gould Law School, an expert in mental health law and a Mac­Arthur Foundation Fellowship winner. Saks lives with schizophrenia and has written about her experience with the illness in her award-winning best-selling autobiography, The Center Cannot Hold, published by Hyperion Books in 2007. Saks is also a cancer survivor. "Is it … [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...]

WEWednesdays! Comes Home OCT 8 – Toronto

WEWednesdays! OUR mission is to assist women to Build Business Brands! DATE: OCTOBER 8, 2014 WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women | Networking at its Best! W. www.wewednesdays.com NEXT EVENT - OCTOBER 8, 2014 La Maquette on King TIME: 6 – 10 PM ( Registration run 6-7, with activities beginning at 7 PM SHARP) ADDRESS: 111 King St. East, Toronto TIME: 6-7 Registration 7-8 PM Open Mike 8 - 9 PM Mystery Speaker 9:00 PM + Networking Games and more... TICKETS … [Read more...]

Women at the center of Economic Activity

Professor Muhammad Yunus established the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh with the objective of helping poor people escape from poverty by providing loans without collateral to support income-generating activities. From Prof. Yunus's personal loan of small amounts of money in the mid-70's to destitute basket-weavers in Bangladesh, the Grameen Bank has advanced to the forefront of a burgeoning world movement toward eradicating poverty through micro-lending. Today it has 8.4 million borrowers of … [Read more...]

Global WINConference 2014 – 1.2.3 (4) October, Berlin, Germany

Women’s International Networking is an independent global women’s leadership organization. WIN develops, empowers and connects leaders with a feminine, authentic and global vision. It is a reference for women working internationally and companies active in women’s leadership and diversity & inclusion. It runs the women’s preferred global leadership forum - the WINConference, the WINCorporate Network Group, the WIN Development Fund and the WINCommunity. Our initiatives are designed to … [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...]

Global Update: Special UN General Assembly Edition‏

As the General Assembly began the general debate of its sixty-ninth session, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented to the Assembly his annual report on the work of the Organization. UN Photo/Mark Garten 24 September 2014 – Warning that the world’s “fasten seat belt” light is illuminated, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today opened the 69th annual debate of the United Nations General Assembly with a call for decisive leadership at a time when the ghosts of the Cold War have returned and … [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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