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...]

Celebrating International Day of Happiness Week

The International Day of Happiness is celebrated throughout the world on 20 March. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012. Aim The day recognizes that happiness is a fundamental human goal, and calls upon countries to approach public policies in ways that improve the well being of all peoples. By designating a special day for happiness, the UN aims to focus world attention on the idea that economic growth must be inclusive, equitable, and balanced, such that it … [Read more...]

7 Insights into DNA of Business Success in Disruptive Times?

What is the DNA of business success in disruptive times? How can you sift through complexity and focus on what will create ideation, innovation, traction, business development and growth? Develop a balance of engagement, empowerment and accountability that drives results? Optimization of talent and potential at the speed of change is mirrored in my 3Q Leadership™ model, articles, work and the results my clients achieve. I believe in the power of human being better, the power of building 3Q … [Read more...]

Business Wealth Summit April 11 & 12, 2014

      Business Wealth Summit (BWS) is a conference bringing together top rated speakers from around the world to educate business people, giving them tools and resources to be successful. The Toronto Women's Expo (TWE) is known for business events for women (and select men), a new powerhouse, they are enriching people through educational presentations. Use Your PROMO Code: ACOWTBWS for Complimentary PASS It’s almost ironic. The opportunity to start your … [Read more...]

2014 PML AWARENESS RUN & WALK – OCT 11 (Orlando)

Dear Friends and Supporters, Now in existence for over 5 years, The Courtney Project www.the-courtney-project.org continues to strive to expand its programs and offerings to the community. We hope that you will be able to take part in one or more of the many exciting events that we are offering this year and experience firsthand the pride we take in supporting our cause. It is our mission to increase global awareness of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) a rare viral … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Cultivate Joy

Want more joy in your day? Cultivate it! Joy springs from viewing the day's events from eternity's perspective. With this intentional focus, you're sure to see today differently — with more joy and conviction that God is at work in your life. 1. Rehearse with God the reasons you trust Him. Tell Him which of His attributes is your favorite right now. Read the praises of Scriptureback to Him — begin with Psalms 103:1. Join with another believer in prayers of thanksgiving, and delight … [Read more...]

Jean Houston, The Spiritual Breakthrough – Online March 27

What if you could find a way to leap directly beyond everything that stands between you and your highest evolutionary potential? Join us Live on Thursday, March 27th 5:00 p.m. (Pacific) 7:00 p.m. (Central) 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) Listen LIVE and have full access to download the recording at any time. What if you could learn a simple, step-by-step process that enables you to clearly see your inner obstacles to growth and then rapidly evolve beyond them, opening the door to a life of … [Read more...]

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