10 Tips to help you thrive ‘post’ Lunar Eclipse

All the talk of biblical prophecy aside, in many cultures the belief exists that full moons and lunar eclipses have some kind of impact of human feelings and behaviour. For example, in ancient cultures, it was strongly believed that the lunar cycle impacted women’s hormones and fertility. Given that full moons do impact the tides, and the human body is at least 70% water, maybe it makes sense that lunar eclipses could have some impact on women’s menstrual cycles or on the body’s circadian … [Read more...]

Character and Culture through Pain, Awaken to Peace

(or "No gain without pain") is an exercise motto that promises greater value rewards for the price of hard and even painful work. Under this conception competitive professionals such as athletes and artists are required to endure pain and pressure to achieve professional excellence. It came into prominence after 1982 when actress Jane Fonda began to produce a series of aerobics workout videos. In these videos, Fonda would use "No pain, no gain" and "Feel the burn" as catchphrases for the … [Read more...]

Help for Mothers Addicted to Prescription Meds – A Growing Epidemic

There is nothing worse than a family member who is addicted to prescription medications yet in denial because they are ‘legal.’ Well, almost nothing! The worst situation for a family to deal with is when the person popping the pills is a mother with underage children in the home. If you are a spouse, child or family member of a mother addicted to prescription drugs, don’t despair because help is available. Recognizing the Problem Unfortunately, altogether too many women are in … [Read more...]

Elderly Abuse and Neglect – What Should You Do?

As your parents needs grow more demanding as they age, it is not always possible for you to care for them at home; often times they can get the best care in an assisted living center or other type of elderly care facility. Unfortunately, even though these places are full of very giving and caring individuals who work there, every once in a while there is an exception and one of your elderly loved ones may have been the victim of an abusive situation. When this happens there are some courses … [Read more...]

Celiac Awareness Month – May 2015

Celiac disease or gluten-sensitive enteropathy is an inherited condition triggered by the consumption of cereal grains containing "gluten". Simply put, the immune system of a celiac reacts negatively to the presence of gluten in the diet causing damage to the inner lining of the small bowel which reduces the person's ablility to absorb nutrients including: iron, folate, calcium, Vitamin D, protein, fat and other food compounds. The grains considered to be capable of producing negative effects in … [Read more...]

World Ovarian Cancer Day, 8th May

Friday, May 8, is the third annual World Ovarian Cancer Day. Join our global movement to raise awareness of this deadly disease, at The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. Since 2013, our Advocate Leaders have raised awareness through news articles and advertisements, developed relationships with their elected officials and fought for increased funding for ovarian cancer research throughout the country. Symptoms and Detection of Ovarian Cancer Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer For years, … [Read more...]

On the Edge of Evolution free online Conference, staring April 22

LEARN FROM WOMEN LEADERS WHO HAVE BEEN JUST WHERE YOU ARE, AND WHO CAN HELP YOU TO CREATE THE LIFE AND IMPACT YOU WERE BORN FOR. Our speakers are pioneers, trail-blazers, role models and mentors to millions of people—and now for you! Each of them excitedly accepted our invitation to participate in this Global Women’s Conference, and to contribute to spreading the impact of these leading-edge conversations worldwide. Now is the time, and we are the women, we’ve been waiting for. FREE … [Read more...]

Endometriosis Awareness Week, 2-9 March 2015

A condition unseen for far too long! So, it's time to bring it out of the shadows. The aim of Endometriosis Awareness Week is to draw awareness to a condition that often goes unrecognized and therefore untreated in women. So what is it exactly? The problem arises when the tissue that usually grows inside the womb starts growing in other places in the body. While the tissue in the womb falls away with a period, this tissue remaining on the outside can lead to cysts and scar tissue. … [Read more...]

Goblins of Addiction, Dr. Jana Burson

Time for some whimsy… Misery and Deceit, two goblins who worked for the Emperor of Wretchedness, were talking in a dark alley. Hopeless, another goblin, had just left them and was shuffling down the street, trailing the stench of sulfur. “Idiot,” said Misery, speaking about Hopeless. “He couldn’t stop his human from getting help for addiction. What an incompetent. Doesn’t he realize that addiction must continue so we can make these humans miserable? Addiction is a key method to keep people … [Read more...]

Canada Mental Health ‘stuck’ in Groundhog Day

The Mental Health Commission of Canada Is Stuck in Groundhog Day What am I missing here? The Mental Health Commission of Canada has just released the first of two reports on indicators showing how poorly we treat those with mental illness in Canada. I really have to ask why, as this is something we already know. In May, 2006, the Canadian Senate released its study of mental health in Canada called Out of the Shadows At Last. What went into that report was based on more than 2,000 … [Read more...]

Thyroid Disease, a plethora of symptoms, Take Action

Image thanks to Hypothyroid Mom/FB It's estimated that as many as 59 million Americans have a thyroid problem, but the majority don't know it yet. The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland located in the neck, is the master gland of metabolism. When your thyroid doesn't function, it can affect every aspect of your health, and in particular, weight, depression and energy levels. Since undiagnosed thyroid problems can dramatically increase your risk of obesity, heart disease, depression, … [Read more...]

Bell Let’s Talk Initiative, JAN 28th – #‎BellLetsTalk‬

ADD YOUR VOICE - JAN 28, 2015 - CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS Stigma adds to suffering One of the biggest hurdles for anyone suffering from mental illness is overcoming the stigma. It is the number one reason why two-thirds of those living with a mental illness do not seek help. The annual Bell Let’s Talk awareness campaign and Day opens the national conversation about mental illness to fight the stigma and the dramatic impact of mental health issues all across the country, and none other … [Read more...]

The 888 Code, January 26th is the day of benevolence!

Once, and sometimes twice a year, we are blessed with a 9 Universal Month. In 2015, both January and October bring the “king” of numbers to life. When a month adds up to the number 9 in numerology, EVERY DAY of the month has the SAME number frequency as the Universal Date. That double magnification is happening every day in January – and I’m sure it has already given you lots of feedback. Talk of connecting with your divinity and magnificence this month! Three days in January … [Read more...]

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