Close the door on domestic slavery‏, Take Action!

There are at least 64.5 million domestic workers worldwide -- they are central to many people’s lives and help make houses into homes. Yet the people behind these numbers are also often invisible behind closed doors, allowing abuse and too often modern slavery. Unbelievably, in most countries those employed to care for children, prepare meals, and clean homes cannot count on many of the basic legal protections and benefits afforded to other workers, so when abuses occur they have nowhere to … [Read more...]

Celebrating a Super Moon, August 10, 2014

A Supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth. The technical name is the 'perigee-syzygy' of the Earth-Moon-Sun system. The opposite phenomenon, an apogee-syzygy, has been called a 'micromoon', though this term is not as widespread as 'supermoon'. The term "supermoon" is not astronomical, but originated in modern … [Read more...]

There are Energy Steal-ers, everywhere, Beware!

Energy steal-ers are everywhere! They are your family members, your friends and they are your co-workers and YOU may even be one yourself. A more common name is a Psychic Vampire and we all know what vampires do! In this case the vampire is sucking our vital energy, depleting us and causing us to become unhealthy emotionally, physically, mentally and spiritually. Spiritual purification and cord cutting are some tools that can keep the vampires away! What does the term ‘Psychic Vampire’ … [Read more...]

Leading and Succeeding in Disruptive Times- A 3Q Edge Primer

Build leadership and communication skills that GROW at the speed of change? Optimize talent/career results and business development in disruptive times? Move from Now to HOW? Yes! Build your 3Q Edge™; three essential leadership competencies that GROW in the face of change, challenges, stressors, even failures. Irene is a thought leader, doer and trailblazer whose accomplishments include being first CEO of a steel company in Canada, developing one of the first business mentorship … [Read more...]

Expectancy vs. Expectations‏, Larry James

Recently I heard the someone say, "Everyone is doing the best they can," and it caused me to stop and think about what that means. Sometimes we tend to view other people with a critical eye and say they should or shouldn't do this or that. However, if we remember that they are doing the best they can, then there is seldom any room in our mind for criticism. Instead of criticism we can offer acceptance and understanding, (and forgiveness, if necessary) and we can replace expectations with … [Read more...]

UN launches Gaza Crisis Appeal, keeping schools out of conflict!

Keep schools out of the conflict says UNESCO Director General as UN launches Gaza Crisis Appeal Paris, August 2014 - On Friday 1 August, the United Nations launched the 2014 Gaza Crisis Appeal in order to respond to urgent humanitarian needs in Gaza. Education facilities and schools are on the front line of this crisis. A large number of civilians in Gaza have sought shelter and safety in schools, which are overcrowded and where living conditions are increasingly harsh. At least seven UNRWA … [Read more...]

Self-Love or Selfish, that is the question?

7 Ways To Know If What You Feel Is Self-Love Or Selfish I spent more than 20 years at war with myself. I hated who I saw in the mirror. I cycled through eating disorders and was diagnosed with clinical depression. I hated myself. The person I saw in the mirror was disgusting to me. That was then. I’ve come a long way since those days of self-sabotage. Today I love myself and practice kindness from the inside out. It took the understanding of what self-love wasn’t for me to reach the … [Read more...]

How To Lose Your Mind & Create A New One, Jade Small

Breaking the habit of being yourself requires – dare I say it? – discipline. Daily discipline. And once you embark on it, it’s the most wonderful process in the making. It is exciting and fun, and it becomes easier and easier with every time you practice, just like training a muscle. You do indeed create your life! You’re in the driver’s seat, entirely. And if that’s not great news, I do not know what is! You absolutely have the power to change your life in any way you desire. You create … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Hillary Biscay, Ironman Champion

How To Believe In Yourself When No One Else Does Ironman champion Hillary Biscay explains how she went from being a terrible age-group swimmer to a world-class professional athlete. In this talk, she shares the mental tricks she uses to motivate herself through grueling workouts so she can push past the discomfort and keep her eye on the prize. Hillary Biscay is the most prolific iron-distance competitor on the professional women’s racing circuit. She has 58 iron-distance finishes to … [Read more...]

National Friendship Day celebrated August 3

Celebrate Friendship Day 2014 on August 3, Sunday Human beings are social creatures and have always valued the importance of friends in their lives. To celebrate this noble feeling it was deemed fit to have a day dedicated to friends and friendship. Accordingly, first Sunday of August was declared as a holiday in US in honor of friends by a Proclamation made by US Congress in 1935. Since then, World Friendship Day is being celebrated every year on the first Sunday in the month of August. … [Read more...]

ACTION Think Tank in Chicago – August 15

August 15, 2014 – Chicago/Orland Park – Action Think Tank JD Vision As the economy is shifting, more and more people will have to rely on personal business opportunities to stay ahead of the financial curve. Many people enter into the market of financial independence through business development without the resources needed to maintain success. Our vision is to supply the tools and support to empower entrepreneurs and small business owners to create a lasting foundation for … [Read more...]

August celebrates ‘Silver pockets full’, once is 823 years, hoax?

"August, this year, will have 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays. This happens only once every 823 years.The Chinese call it 'Silver pockets full." So: send this message to your friends and in four days money will surprise you. Based on Chinese Feng Shui". There's nothing rare about this phenomenon. It's not unusual at all, let alone something that happens only "once every 823 years," for a given month to have 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays, and 5 Sundays. It's true of any 31-day month that … [Read more...]

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