International Day of Non-Violence celebrated OCT 2

International Day of Non-Violence The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence. According to General Assembly resolution A/RES/61/271 of 15 June 2007, which established the commemoration, the International Day is an occasion to "disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness". The resolution reaffirms … [Read more...]

Celebrating International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

May 23 marks the first-ever International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. And this year is also the 10th anniversary of the Campaign to End Fistula, a collaborative initiative launched by UNFPA and partners to prevent fistula and restore the health and dignity of the millions of women and girls affected by this devastating but preventable condition. In December 2012, 167 countries from around the world co-sponsored a biannual resolution at the United Nations General Assembly that called on all … [Read more...]

Pet Month celebrated until May 6!

From 1 April to 6 May 2013 it's National Pet Month, your chance to show the special creature in your life just how much you love them! The charity holds the event each year. The aim is to promote responsible pet ownership, make the public aware of the benefits of pets and the contribution they make to our society, as well as letting owners know about the pet services available to them. Each year a whole host of pet-tastic events are held, from dog shows to fairs and perfect pet … [Read more...]

APRIL is Child Abuse Prevention Month, Take Action!

Increasing public awareness of the need to ensure the safety and welfare of children led to the passage of the first Federal child protection legislation, the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), in 1974. While CAPTA has been amended many times over the years, most recently with the CAPTA Reauthorization Act of 2010, the purpose of the original legislation remains intact. Today, the Children's Bureau, within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. … [Read more...]

WOMEN in RECOVERY – Spiritual ‘Re-awakening’ in the Stillness

'Spiritual Re-awakening' requires that You spend some time alone in quiet thought. It is important that you allow yourself to decompress find quiet time to reflect, nourish yourself spiritually and emotional. In these quiet moments in life, take the time to BE thoughtless, meaning allow your thoughts to flow freely. The only effort that You should exert during these moments, is the intention to NOT THINK. It is in this, the only justified 'thoughtless' times in Your Life that the Divine will … [Read more...]

Carl Foster – MAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this awakened male, one man that has risen above his own circumstance of struggle; endured challenges with learning, rose above the inability to read.   Inspired by one Woman - a teacher he describes the experience of her as -  "Knowing she believed in me made such a difference". This man is now guided to use his new found self awareness to help young people and adults realize their dreams. Today, his mantra for all of … [Read more...]

February 2 – Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day

Rheumatoid Patient Foundation (RPF) announces the establishment of Rheumatoid Awareness Day to be held each year on February 2, giving people with the chronic illness known as rheumatoid arthritis, or rheumatoid disease, a day of recognition. Because the disease is commonly presumed to be a type of arthritis, awareness is lacking, causing problems with disability accommodations, clinical care, healthcare reimbursement and research funding. February 2 already boasts the observance of Groundhog … [Read more...]

Women, How to Stay Safe at Night

If you’re forced to walk home at night, one of the best and most effective ways of ensuring that you reach your destination safely is to have a companion along for the journey. Assailants tend to strike single targets, rather than couples or small groups that can be more difficult for them to successfully subdue on their own. While men should certainly be cautious when they’re walking home at night, it’s especially important for women to understand the dangers of walking alone at … [Read more...]

VERONICA – Spiritual Messages, ‘To Safely Guard The Beauty of Your Relationship …’

To Safely Guard The Beauty of a Relationship... "Connection in physical reality is a beautiful endeavor. A relationship experienced within the boundaries of the solid environment is like no other. Many seek endlessly the opportunity to connect, while others seek to maintain it. In our observation, we find that the ability to stay connected is more difficult than finding it. How then, does one nurture a good connection in the physical environment? It is … [Read more...]

Butterfly Effect, Awareness of Consequence – Take Positive Action!

In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is the sensitive dependence on initial conditions, where a small change at one place in a deterministic nonlinear system can result in large differences to a later state. The name of the effect, coined by Edward Lorenz, is derived from the theoretical example of a hurricane's formation being contingent on whether or not a distant butterfly had flapped its wings several weeks before. Although the butterfly effect may appear to be an esoteric and … [Read more...]

Affection, Awareness and Awe …the 3 Steps to Self Love

Affection, Awareness and Awe - 3 Steps to Self Love -   Affection or fondness is a "disposition or rare state of mind or body" that is often associated with a feeling or type of love. It has given rise to a number of branches of philosophy and psychology concerning emotion, disease, influence, state of being, and state of mind. "Affection" is popularly used to denote a 'feeling or type of love', amounting to more than goodwill or friendship. Writers on ethics generally use the … [Read more...]

SHIRLEE HALL, BE HEALED FOREVER – How Dense are You?

HOW DENSE ARE YOU? I was smiling as I wrote the title. For millions of years we have been evolving and will continue to do so. At the same time, human beings resist change and find it difficult. Then, there is always someone like me who thrives on change. The process was set in motion long ago and we will continue to co-create our own experience. Awareness is a prerequisite to all acceptable changes of theory. In other words, everything begins in the mind of the individual. What we … [Read more...]

The Courtney Project.org is Taking Action with Fabian Morales!

  The video will be available for order along with the beautiful PML Awareness Lapel Pin.     With a Donation of $25 or more to The Courtney Project The Courtney Project.org you will receive a copy of Courtney's Story written by Reginald Todd Hewitt and your very own awareness pin to show your support!     Fabian Morales, a Colombian born Film Producer/Director has graciously offered his time and many talents and has become the newest member of Team … [Read more...]

STIGMA & DISCRIMINATION: Saving the SAD Generation

MENTAL ILLNESS: Stigma and Discrimination CONTACT HERE Mental illness attracts less empathy and more distrust than other forms of illness. People may consciously or unconsciously blame the people with mental illness for their condition, implying a character flaw rather than a disorder. Another misconception is that mental illness is a "life sentence" with no chance of recovery. Some people believe that those with mental illness are unable to contribute to society: … [Read more...]

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