Angry is a Habit ~ CelebrateLove.com

We often cannot see that we have choice to be angry or not. No matter what happens we always have choice. The hurt we experience sometimes keeps us at a distance from responsible choices. We can move through the pain of a changing relationship much more rapidly when we remember that we are never without choice. It's okay to feel angry. It is also important to remember that no one can "make" you angry. That is only and always a choice. The psychological importance of working through … [Read more...]

Viral Meningitis Week, May 5-11

This year’s Viral Meningitis Week is all about getting people to talk about the disease, its symptoms, and its after effects, so this year’s strapline is #VocalAboutViral. Launched in 2013 by the UK’s largest meningitis charity, Meningitis Now (formed from the merger of Meningitis Trust and Meningitis UK), this awareness week aims to improve vital awareness of viral meningitis and its true impact, after a survey showed that 97% of its victims are left with debilitating after-effects. Often … [Read more...]

“Dining in the Dark~ Paris Style” – April 25, 2014

"Dining in the Dark~ Paris Style" - April 25, 2014 What would you do if you couldn't see your food? It with great pleasure for us to have the opportunity to invite you to a very unique and exciting black tie affair on April 25th at a discounted rate of 65.00 per person. (regular price $100.00). Social Connoisseurs is holding a Gala entitled "Dining in the Dark~ Paris Style" in support of York Region's CNIB. This intimate black tie affair will feature exceptional cuisine … [Read more...]

Conscious Motherhood

Harmony 'A woman in harmony her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination, prepared to be herself and only herself'. ~ Maya Angelou When a woman approaches each stage of her transition into motherhood consciously – allowing herself to listen to her body’s wisdom and slow down enough during pregnancy to express her fears, talk about her expectations, grieve the loss of the old life, and prepare spiritually for labor – she … [Read more...]

CelebrateLove.com, You Don’t Get Happy By Accident!‏

Are you tired of waiting around for happiness to find you? ...and waiting and waiting and waiting. Happiness can't find you and you cannot find happiness. Happiness is not something to be found... it exists whenever you decide you want it to. Notice I said, "You decide!" Happiness is a conscious decision that pushes it to express itself. Your thoughts become words, words become acts, acts become habits, habits express your character and your character becomes your destiny. Imagine if … [Read more...]

Remembering All Moms on Mother’s Day

If your family chose to partake in an open adoption relationship with your child's birth mother, you are definitely not alone. According to the Independent Adoption Center, the majority of the 4,000 families that used its services chose open adoptions. Unfortunately, as you may have learned, there are no rules when it comes to open adoptions. Or as OpenAdoption.com states, "The most important thing to remember is that there is no typical open adoption relationship." To Celebrate or … [Read more...]

Good Intentions Are Not Enough!‏ – Wayne Dyer

Isn't it interesting? We have good intentions, yet, somehow we often never seem to get around to doing everything we know must be done to stimulate healthy love relationships. "Green lights and straight ahead" sounds like a great idea, however, without declaring good intentions nothing ever changes... it may change but you have no power over it. There is great power with intention when coupled with an act that one consciously wills. Good intentions without affirmative action get you … [Read more...]

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...]

WEWednesdays! … is BORN

This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office Online. APRIL 2 was our Grand Launch of this pristine opportunity for WOMEN to NETWORK, share, mingle, meet & greet other great women in business, women building a dream, women starting new projects, women writing great books, women meeting women, women supporting women ... and will run every second WEDNESDAY. Each week will have a Surprise Guest Speaker, an interactive game; and always great Draws & Raffles! APRIL … [Read more...]

DARE to SUCCEED – Women’s Boardroom VIP Dinner Workshop – APRIL 23

DARE to SUCCEED The Leadership and Empowerment "Boardroom Style - Gourmet Dinner" Workshop Andrea Ivanka International Inc. Find out what people are raving about! If you could empower yourself, your family, your staff, your clients... would you? What are the qualities of leadership? What prevents us from actioning those qualities? What does cutting-edge science know now that could assist you instantly? Come experience it…and learn how easy and instantaneous it can … [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...]

Seneca Falls, Women’s Interfaith Institute Breaks New Ground

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH Seneca Falls, Women’s Interfaith Institute Breaks New Ground Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Dr. Melinda Grube) and Attorney Nadia Shahram meet in Seneca Falls to talk on International Women’s Day 2014 —across religious traditions, countries of origin, and centuries! Photo by Dave Duprey It seemed like a good idea at the time. The church in Seneca Falls had a For Sale sign in front with a “Price Reduced” banner across it. The structure, built in 1871, stood next door to … [Read more...]

Women In the Workplace: Then Vs. Now

1980 vs. Today: The workplace is largely unequal, but gender equality in the workplace is the best it’s ever been. With millennial women leading the charge, there’s no telling what another 30 years will bring! Today: 19% of C-level execs[2] 24% of senior vice presidents 27% of vice presidents 35% of directors 40% of managers 53% of entry level positions Are women.. But there are still barriers to women’s workplace advancement Women make $.77 for every $1 a man … [Read more...]

Stop Child Trafficking In The U.S.

Human traffickers prey on abused or neglected young people. State child welfare systems are doing what they can to help, but far too often many of these victims are falling through the cracks. Change is needed. That's why the bipartisan Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act has been put in motion by both the House of Representatives and the Senate. If approved, these laws would make it easier to aid trafficking victims and help put an end to the horrific practice … [Read more...]

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