Angry is a Habit ~ CelebrateLove.com

We often cannot see that we have choice to be angry or not. No matter what happens we always have choice. The hurt we experience sometimes keeps us at a distance from responsible choices. We can move through the pain of a changing relationship much more rapidly when we remember that we are never without choice. It's okay to feel angry. It is also important to remember that no one can "make" you angry. That is only and always a choice. The psychological importance of working through … [Read more...]

Viral Meningitis Week, May 5-11

This year’s Viral Meningitis Week is all about getting people to talk about the disease, its symptoms, and its after effects, so this year’s strapline is #VocalAboutViral. Launched in 2013 by the UK’s largest meningitis charity, Meningitis Now (formed from the merger of Meningitis Trust and Meningitis UK), this awareness week aims to improve vital awareness of viral meningitis and its true impact, after a survey showed that 97% of its victims are left with debilitating after-effects. Often … [Read more...]

“Dining in the Dark~ Paris Style” – April 25, 2014

"Dining in the Dark~ Paris Style" - April 25, 2014 What would you do if you couldn't see your food? It with great pleasure for us to have the opportunity to invite you to a very unique and exciting black tie affair on April 25th at a discounted rate of 65.00 per person. (regular price $100.00). Social Connoisseurs is holding a Gala entitled "Dining in the Dark~ Paris Style" in support of York Region's CNIB. This intimate black tie affair will feature exceptional cuisine … [Read more...]

CelebrateLove.com, You Don’t Get Happy By Accident!‏

Are you tired of waiting around for happiness to find you? ...and waiting and waiting and waiting. Happiness can't find you and you cannot find happiness. Happiness is not something to be found... it exists whenever you decide you want it to. Notice I said, "You decide!" Happiness is a conscious decision that pushes it to express itself. Your thoughts become words, words become acts, acts become habits, habits express your character and your character becomes your destiny. Imagine if … [Read more...]

Remembering All Moms on Mother’s Day

If your family chose to partake in an open adoption relationship with your child's birth mother, you are definitely not alone. According to the Independent Adoption Center, the majority of the 4,000 families that used its services chose open adoptions. Unfortunately, as you may have learned, there are no rules when it comes to open adoptions. Or as OpenAdoption.com states, "The most important thing to remember is that there is no typical open adoption relationship." To Celebrate or … [Read more...]

Good Intentions Are Not Enough!‏ – Wayne Dyer

Isn't it interesting? We have good intentions, yet, somehow we often never seem to get around to doing everything we know must be done to stimulate healthy love relationships. "Green lights and straight ahead" sounds like a great idea, however, without declaring good intentions nothing ever changes... it may change but you have no power over it. There is great power with intention when coupled with an act that one consciously wills. Good intentions without affirmative action get you … [Read more...]

DESA, The role of partnerships beyond 2015

“Together, nothing is impossible; if we strengthen these partnerships among governments, business communities, civil organizations and philanthropists, then I think all these powerful partnerships can bring us towards the right direction” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Strengthening the global partnerships for sustainable development for the post-2015 development agenda will be the main topic of a thematic debate and Forum on Partnerships jointly convened by the President of the … [Read more...]

Back to the Future‏, CelebrateLove.com

Back to the Future Is your relationship going through a rough spot? Are the good ole days fading fast? Instead of giving in or giving up... perhaps it's time to take a look back. Can you remember the good times? To stay motivated during the tough times, take some time to go back in your memory to when you were first together. If I were betting man, I'd win money that you both have probably stopped doing the things that brought you together in the first place. Am I … [Read more...]

UN Women responds to girl’s death

The Asia and the Pacific region contains some of the world’s most powerful economies—and two-thirds of its poorest people. Rich in political, cultural and other forms of diversity, it faces common challenges from stark socioeconomic disparities, including those linked to gender. Many countries have made formal commitments to gender equality, but implementation is undercut by a variety of factors, from limited resources to inconsistencies in upholding laws to upheaval from natural … [Read more...]

Calling all Child Chefs to Whitehouse, entry deadline April 5

First Lady Michelle Obama and Epicurious Editor Tanya Steel listen as 12-year-old Haile Thomas, last year's recipe winner from Arizona, introduces Mrs. Obama during the Kids' State Dinner in the East Room of the White House, July 9, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) First Lady Michelle Obama is teaming up with Epicurious, the Department of Education, and the Department of Agriculture to host the third-annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge recipe contest. Calling all young … [Read more...]

History of Earth Hour – March 29

ANDY RIDLEY Andy is the CEO and Co-Founder of Earth Hour, the global environmental movement initiated in Sydney, Australia in 2007 as a campaign for action on climate change. Six years ago, we started this project - Earth Hour. It has grown to become the world’s largest mass participation event in history. From 1 to over 7,000 cities. From 1 country to 7 continents. From 2 million to hundreds of millions of people. Earth Hour's mission is three-fold. To bring people together through a … [Read more...]

Veil of Tears Movie – Take Action!

This gripping new documentary film tells the untold story of millions of women in India who are culturally oppressed for no other reason than the fact that they are women. However, despite the centuries of oppression, there are those who are reaching out and trying to change the culture towards women, from the inside out. These are the faces of true survivors. Those who have withstood a lifetime of adversity in the face of a culture stacked against them. Take a heartfelt journey … [Read more...]

Louise Hay – 5 Great Reasons to Learn Astrology‏

5 Great Reasons to Learn Astrology By Mark Husson According to Wiki.Answers.com, 700 million people read their horoscopes! What must they be looking for? Aside from the fact that we’ve been star gawking for thousands of years, there may be a reason why this ancient practice of looking for clues to our everyday life (based on floating rocks, no less) is thriving! Here’s a quick hit list of great reasons to learn Astrology—aside from making you more beautiful and giving you whiter teeth, … [Read more...]

“I’m Fine!” and she stomped away…‏

“I’m Fine!” and she stomped away… Withholding communication from your partner is the first step in the wrong direction. Not saying what you need to say can drive a wedge between partners that can take time to extract. Consider this familiar exchange from Therapist, Kristen McClure: Him: "Whats wrong?" (Genuinely baffled as to why his partner appears angry at him). Her: "Everything is fine" (As she looks away from him, shrinks from his touch and displays body language that … [Read more...]

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