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...]

Abundance Clinic, Adamus® Saint-Germain, Part 1

Abundance is a challenging issue for many people on the spiritual path. There are strong overlays about money being “the root of evil” and many people have taken vows of poverty in this or past lifetimes as part of their spiritual journey. On a more practical basis, many simply don’t have a financial or business background, and therefore believe that they don’t know how to make or manage money. The Count de St. Germain, better known to Shaumbra as Adamus Saint-Germain, was a strong proponent … [Read more...]

Reiki, “Rei” – Universal + “Ki” – Life Force

What is Reiki? Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one's "life force energy" is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy. The word Reiki is made of two Japanese words - Rei which means "God's … [Read more...]

Laughter … is Integral to Mental Health

Laughter is a great thing -- that's why we've all heard the saying, "Laughter is the best medicine." There is strong evidence that laughter can actually improve health and help fight disease. In this article, we'll look at laughter -- what it is, what happens in our brains when we laugh, what makes us laugh and how it can make us healthier and happier. You'll also learn that there's a tremendous amount that no one understands yet. First of all, all laughter has a clear mental component. … [Read more...]

Gender and Women’s Mental Health

Gender disparities and mental health: The Facts Mental illness is associated with a significant burden of morbidity and disability. Lifetime prevalence rates for any kind of psychological disorder are higher than previously thought, are increasing in recent cohorts and affect nearly half the population. Despite being common, mental illness is underdiagnosed by doctors. Less than half of those who meet diagnostic criteria for psychological disorders are identified by doctors. Patients, … [Read more...]

Can we predict psychotic illness in teens?

The Centre works with Ontario child and youth mental health agencies to strengthen services and build an effective and accessible system of care. We offer a diverse collection of tools, services, products and training to help professionals find, use and share evidence that will improve outcomes on the front line of care. The Centre strives to strengthen front-line service outcomes by helping Ontario child and youth mental health agencies use evidence to provide the best possible care. We … [Read more...]

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