JUNE 2015, Brain Injury Awareness Month

Brain injury occurs suddenly, without warning. In an instant life is changed, forever. Everyday we participate in activities that produce endless risks for sustaining a brain injury; events include a car accident while driving to the grocery store, a fall from a bike, or a blow to the head. Brain injury has become a significant medical and societal concern within the last 30 years. With advances in medical technology, many people who would have died are now surviving severe brain injuries. At … [Read more...]

Celebrate Hot Tea Month, with a cup for your Mental Health

January is Hot Tea Month in Canada! Canadians drink almost 10 million cups of tea each year, and in the midst of the frosty winter weather, the hot beverage is a great way for tea lovers to drink their way to good health. Not only does tea taste great, but there is a large and growing body of research backing it as a healthy, good-for-you beverage,” says Louise Roberge, President of the Tea Association of Canada. When it comes to mental health, drinking tea can be an excellent addition to … [Read more...]

Female Memory Stronger than Male at 50!!!

Information about even the tiniest details of our daily lives zooms along neurons in our brains and is processed and saved in some predetermined location. How and what information is stored in the memory is in part dependent on whether an individual is a man or a woman. While the underlying mechanisms that explain memory differences between men and women are largely unknown, the fact that there are differences remains an intriguing and insightful area of scientific study. New evidence, reported … [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...]

Alzheimer’s disease (AD)

Alzheimer's disease (AD), also known in medical literature as Alzheimer disease, is the most common form of dementia. There is no cure for the disease, which worsens as it progresses, and eventually leads to death. It was first described by German psychiatrist and neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer in 1906 and was named after him. Most often, AD is diagnosed in people over 65 years of age, although the less-prevalent early-onset Alzheimer's can occur much earlier. In 2006, there were 26.6 … [Read more...]

FEAR vs HOPE – The human mind is a time machine

The human mind is a time machine. Even though we can only live in the present, the mind has the ability to look back to the past and forward to the future. This is both an asset and a liability. Fear is a distressing negative sensation induced by a perceived threat. It is a basic survival mechanism occurring in response to a specific stimulus, such as pain or the threat of danger. Fear is apparently a universal emotion; all persons, consciously or unconsciously, have fear in … [Read more...]

Courtney’s Spirit is Taking Action – What is PML?

What is PML...???? Progressive Multifocal Leuko Encephalopathy. Courtney Leigh Hewitt PML can also occur in organ transplant patients, people undergoing chronic corticosteroid or immunosuppressive therapy, and people that have certain cancers, such as Hodgkin's disease, lymphoma, and sarcoidosis. PML disease most commonly occurs in anyone who has ever had the Chickenpox or has a weakened or compromised Immune System and affects the central nervous system and brain. The symptoms … [Read more...]

Holly Allender: DE-CODING the MALE MIND

     The Male Mind: What Is He Thinking?   Decoding the Male Mind Communication in a relationship is key.   If you want to make music with the man in your life, then you must learn the way his brain functions!           It’s fundamental that you are heard and that you hear your mate. However, why is it that sometimes we seem to be talking about the same subject, but neither of us understand each other? How many times have you thrown your arms into the air frustrated that the love of your … [Read more...]

'Women, WE can't afford this silencing, or this fear.'

    IF YOU CAN'T SAY SOMETHING NICE, DON'T SAY ANYTHING AT ALL   Women of our World:  Answer this... in the last 10 years, how much has changed?      " The fear that dare not speak its name, for some women these days, is a fear of other women; but you aren't supposed to talk about that ."         I A happy marriage is the wife's responsibility.  Long ago, in the land of small metal curlers, of respectable white cotton garter belts and panty girdles with rubbery-smelling snap crotches, of … [Read more...]

‘Women, WE can’t afford this silencing, or this fear.’

    IF YOU CAN'T SAY SOMETHING NICE, DON'T SAY ANYTHING AT ALL   Women of our World:  Answer this... in the last 10 years, how much has changed?      " The fear that dare not speak its name, for some women these days, is a fear of other women; but you aren't supposed to talk about that ."         I A happy marriage is the wife's responsibility.  Long ago, in the land of small metal curlers, of respectable white cotton garter belts and panty girdles with rubbery-smelling snap crotches, of … [Read more...]

A Moment of Clarity – The Voice vs. the Brain

    A Celebration of Women™ has been born to Celebrate, educate, bring hope, inspire and motivate all Women of our World.   A Moment of Clarity   ... and transformation begins ...     The Voice vs. the Brain   “Have you ever had a moment in your life where you knew that you were not doing what you were supposed to be doing?” It would be a fearful split second when you swore you heard a Voice; yet, were so overwhelmed with fear to share the experience with anyone that you … [Read more...]

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