Strategies For Dealing With Health Issues

Whether you like it or not, there may be a time in your life when you’re faced with an unwanted health issue. This can be devastating and hard to deal with initially. You may have the tendency to curl up in a ball and try to hide from it all. While this is fine to do at first, it’s not healthy or a good idea for the long term. You need to accept the fact that you’re going through a tough time and put your problem-solving hat on. This is the perfect opportunity to find the strength you’ve been … [Read more...]

10 Physical Changes a Woman Should Never Ignore

As women, our bodies change regularly due to weight fluctuations, hormones, pregnancy and numerous other factors. Admittedly, most of the changes we go through physically don’t warrant much concern. However, other symptoms can serve as red flags that alert us to more complicated health issues that need to be addressed. So, when you look in the mirror, how do you know when the changes you’re seeing are normal, and when it’s time to see a doctor? From facial swelling to heavy periods, here are … [Read more...]

Three Reasons There’s no Time like the Present to get Fit for Fall

Summer is sadly over, and your vacation might seem like a long time ago, but there’s no reason to let your health and fitness regime slip by the wayside this fall. As the nights draw in, your mental and physical states are also affected. Increased levels of fatigue, a lack of vitamin D and long hours in the office combined with increased social events are all factors that can have a big impact on your mood. Not to mention the increased temptation from Christmas goodies and baked goods, to test … [Read more...]

All Women Need to Know to Live a Wonderful Life

To be able to focus, do your job, and live your life to the fullest you need to be healthy. To be healthy, you need to improve your body’s health. This starts with diet and goes on from there. Follow this quick guide to begin your journey to a healthy body: 1. Diet is the Base of All Health Diet is the base of everything, because it’s how we intake all the vitamins and nutrients that we need. Improve your diet by making it more balanced, and cut out bad foods. Not only will you feel … [Read more...]

Women’s Health & Safety: The Dangers Of Alcohol

Living in the real world isn’t always easy. There are dangers and temptations around every corner. Being a woman comes with its own struggles, and that includes health and safety issues. See the dangers of alcohol and how to avoid letting it ruin your life. In Relationships Being in a relationship is fun and exciting. Two people are in love and want to spend their lives together. There are promises you make to each other, and you share your hopes and dreams. There are many ways reality … [Read more...]

How To Get Fit For Your Wedding

Are you hoping to be in shape and toned when you walk down the aisle? Here are some tips that will come in handy: Map it out Take five minutes each morning to set your daily eating goals. Map out what you hope to accomplish and make sure that you stick to it. However, if something happens to mess up your well-laid plans, you should not be too hard on yourself. Remember what you are grateful for and try to make up for it next time. If you lose enough weight, you can order a custom … [Read more...]

Diane McKinley, FIRMA Energywear

FIRMA energywear is made of a polyamide-based yarn that have had bioactive minerals incorporated into the matrix of the yarn itself. Previous fabrics achieved similar results using coatings and capsulesembedded into the yarn, but those would wear out with washes. FIRMA’s effects will never wash outas they are part of the yarn itself, making it a great innovation in the world of shapewear & fashion. FIRMA energywear is made with the only yarn relying on a sophisticated polyamide 66 polymer … [Read more...]

Toronto Women’s Expo, Business Conference & Trade Show 2015

Toronto Women's Expo is doing it again but a little differently! Always having been a trade show/expo (Business to Business, B2B) with speakers, this time we will have one open at a time. Therefore, if the trade show is open, there will be no one speaking, when the speakers are on stage, the trade show section is shut down and we all participate in the business conference side so we can learn and expand! Be inspired Gain important tools and resources that you can implement right … [Read more...]

What’s Your Pleasure, 9 Weeks starts OCT 1

9-weeks (21 hrs) of group work alternating each week with in person embodiment practices & online group coaching. We will be communing to practice: 1. Loosening up those areas – emotionally and physically – that are constricted and blocking the flow of love and pleasure. 2. Reframing your life from a new more empowered and alivened perspective. 3. Deepening your understanding of your relationship ‘dance’ with men AND woman 4. Being more open, honest and feeling safe to express … [Read more...]

Mind Over Medicine, BY DR. LISSA RANKIN

In my book Mind Over Medicine, I described the physiology of self-healing, how the body is geniusly equipped with natural self-healing mechanisms that get flipped on or off, depending on the state of the nervous system. BY DR. LISSA RANKIN When the nervous system is in the “fight-or-flight” sympathetic mode, which Walter Cannon at Harvard coined the “stress response,” the body’s self-healing mechanisms are flipped off. The body is not concerned about preventing infection, avoiding heart … [Read more...]

Alicia Keys, New National “EMPOWERED” Campaign, Reaching U.S. Women

Editorial Note: Many organizations are using new media channels to reach communities in the response to HIV/AIDS. Recently, we asked our colleagues at the Kaiser Family Foundation to share some information on the EMPOWERED campaign. The following guest post is about EMPOWERED, an example of a national campaign using traditional and new media. Among federal examples, the CDC’s Act Against AIDS has taken a similar approach. On April 15 in Washington, D.C, as she introduced EMPOWERED , her new … [Read more...]

A Journey of Liberation, M. Toomey

I Am Who Am   She stood at her full stature. She took a deep, deep breath. “I am who am!” she noted. “I am who am,” she cried. Her eyes shone as the star light. Her face beamed as the moon. “O yes, I do believe it. O now I know it’s true.” Where did she get that confidence? What made her feel so sure? She smiled a knowing smile and thought of all she’d been through. She thought of all she knew. They’d tried to tell her differently. They’d often knocked her down. They did not want … [Read more...]

Depression, 3 Women’s Stories – WOMEN in RECOVERY

  3 Women's Stories   Women in Recovery, a video presented by the Southwest Regional Mental Health Board. Three women share their personal recovery stories and how they reclaimed their lives and moved forward in their roles as mother, wife, business owner, worker, and friend. Southwest Connecticut - Norwalk, CT Women's mental health: The Facts Depressive disorders account for close to 41.9% of the disability from neuropsychiatric disorders among women compared to 29.3% … [Read more...]

Forced Virginity Tests, can you imagine? – Take Action

  WOMEN of our WORLD We still need more signatures - Take Action!   Forced Virginity Tests in Africa, India and Middle East ... isn't this IMMORAL in itself, as there is zero dignity or respect in the action. Can you imagine being forced to have virginity tests and then if it turns out that you are not a virgin, you would be charged with prostitution? Seems far fetched and downright ridiculous but this is the reality for Egyptian protesters. Amnesty International has … [Read more...]

Cheryl Millett, BSc NNCP CCIr – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of yet one more generous, inspired and thoughtful powerhouse of a woman. This woman has devoted most of ther life to the works for others, from walking trails through to helping at centers. Today, her primary mission in life is the Health of others. Being a nutritional expert, this woman mantra in life is ' Holistic Nutrition…changing the health of women one bite at a time! ' Join us her and Celebrate the Life of this … [Read more...]

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