A tale of mental illness — from the inside, Elyn Saks

Elyn R. Saks is Associate Dean and Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Gould Law School, an expert in mental health law and a Mac­Arthur Foundation Fellowship winner. Saks lives with schizophrenia and has written about her experience with the illness in her award-winning best-selling autobiography, The Center Cannot Hold, published by Hyperion Books in 2007. Saks is also a cancer survivor. "Is it … [Read more...]

Synchronistic Alignment of Angels & Numbers, Doreen Virtue

Angels and Numbers Angelic guidance and assistance does not always appear as expected. Sometimes Angels and Archangels will answer your prayers directly by intervening , bringing miraculous healing, or a synchronistic alignment. Other times, and perhaps more often than not the guidance and wisdom of your angels will appear more subtly. Guidance from Angels can appear in the form of a dream, overhearing something that is said in passing, an intuitive nudge, a flash of inspiration, a … [Read more...]

Confrontation is Not a 4-Letter Word‏, Larry James

For a healthy relationship to survive, confrontation is often necessary. However, it is one of those words that seem to evoke negative emotions and responses. Many couples do their best to avoid any confrontation. What you don't say if often the very thing that can drive a wedge between couples that can be difficult to move past. We often perceive confrontation as conflict. It is not. Conflict and confrontation are not really synonyms, but we do behave and speak as if they are. Some people … [Read more...]

Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which overlap in 2014

Oct. 2, 2014: Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Hassidic sect Vizhnitz gather on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean sea as they participate in a Tashlich ceremony in Herzeliya, Israel. (AP) JERUSALEM – Israeli police were on high alert Friday to avert possible clashes as Jews and Muslims prepare to observe their faith's major holidays of Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which overlap this year for the first time in more than three decades. Reinforced police contingents had been deployed across … [Read more...]

Arianna Huffington, (The 4 Pillars of Success)

How to Thrive in Your Life (The 4 Pillars of Success) Arianna Huffington and Vishen Lakhiani discuss the global shift towards embracing mindfulness and meditation to make the most of life – to thrive. Listen to the 4 pillars that enable Arianna to lead a healthy and mindful life while being one of the most powerful women in the world. MindValley “If we don’t know ourselves, our essence, where our true power comes from, we will believe our power comes from collecting victories, … [Read more...]

WEWednesdays! Comes Home OCT 8 – Toronto

WEWednesdays! OUR mission is to assist women to Build Business Brands! DATE: OCTOBER 8, 2014 WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women | Networking at its Best! W. www.wewednesdays.com NEXT EVENT - OCTOBER 8, 2014 La Maquette on King TIME: 6 – 10 PM ( Registration run 6-7, with activities beginning at 7 PM SHARP) ADDRESS: 111 King St. East, Toronto TIME: 6-7 Registration 7-8 PM Open Mike 8 - 9 PM Mystery Speaker 9:00 PM + Networking Games and more... TICKETS … [Read more...]

Dalai Lama Scandal explained, Desmond Tutu

The Dalai Lama, left, sits with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, of South Africa, Tuesday, April 15, 2008 prior to speaking at the University of Washington in Seattle. Photograph: Indian Country Today Network Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu chose not to beg the South African government to grant a visa to His Holiness the Dalai Lama to enable his friend and fellow Nobel Peace Laureate to attend the Nobel Summit scheduled to be held in Cape Town this month, Reverend Mpho Tutu, Executive Director of … [Read more...]

MDG momentum – Post 2015

Providing key information for MDG momentum UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for an end to the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals while speaking at a high-level event convened by the MDG Advocacy Group on 25 September. Organized by UN DESA in collaboration with a number of partners, the event featured the launch of a new publication as well as a data tool visualizing 14 years’ worth of MDG data from UN DESA’s Statistics Division. Gathering 300 global leaders, … [Read more...]

Business Seminar for Women Entrepreneurs, OCT 18

"Take Back the Throne" Business Seminar for Women On October 18, 2014, we're offering a private Full day Business Seminar for Women Entrepreneurs, at the Delta Hotel Toronto East! This seminar will help you to get focused, motivated, and energized, so that you can accomplish your key business goals, and increase your profitability. Facilitated and created by MG Squared Consulting Founder and CEO Mariah Giscombe this seminar has been designed to address the distinct issues that women … [Read more...]

5 Signs You’re Settling for Less Than You Deserve

Make room in your life for what you really deserve instead of settling for a comfortable compromise. Join her on a journey to forgiveness. Some years ago, I was shopping and came upon a beautiful red dress. The color, style and length were perfect. But the store didn't have it in my size. It did, however, have the same dress in navy, which I wasn't crazy about. Then I noticed a pair of blue shoes nearby that complemented that blue dress. (I didn't love those, either.) So what did I do? I … [Read more...]

Women at the center of Economic Activity

Professor Muhammad Yunus established the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh with the objective of helping poor people escape from poverty by providing loans without collateral to support income-generating activities. From Prof. Yunus's personal loan of small amounts of money in the mid-70's to destitute basket-weavers in Bangladesh, the Grameen Bank has advanced to the forefront of a burgeoning world movement toward eradicating poverty through micro-lending. Today it has 8.4 million borrowers of … [Read more...]

Global WINConference 2014 – 1.2.3 (4) October, Berlin, Germany

Women’s International Networking is an independent global women’s leadership organization. WIN develops, empowers and connects leaders with a feminine, authentic and global vision. It is a reference for women working internationally and companies active in women’s leadership and diversity & inclusion. It runs the women’s preferred global leadership forum - the WINConference, the WINCorporate Network Group, the WIN Development Fund and the WINCommunity. Our initiatives are designed to … [Read more...]

BWS ~ Wealth & Real Estate, Oct. 9, 2014

  “Business Wealth Summit ~ Wealth & Real Estate, Oct. 9, 2014” Are you a Realtor, Mortgage Broker, Real Estate Investor, Financial Planner/Advisor, Insurance Broker, or Entrepreneur? Bayview Golf & Country Club from 9am - 8pm 25 Fairway Heights Dr, Toronto, ON L3T 3X1 (905) 889-4833 DIRECTIONS - MAP Some of our speaker experts and sponsors to share the stage are; Nick Tsimidis, Real Wealth Group Keith Watters, Your Mortgage Mentor Noel Walrond, The Game Changer As … [Read more...]

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