Global Oneness Day, FREE Virtual Event for All – OCT 24

Why Global Oneness Day? Since the late 1960′s, when pioneering astronauts captured the first photographs of Earth from space, there has been a growing realization that everything and everyone on our beautiful blue planet are deeply connected. A realization that we are One. And yet, the popular perspectives and dominant institutions in our society are still primarily based on a mentality of separation. The focus on “us” separate from “them”, or “me” separate from “other”, while appropriate … [Read more...]

Culture of Peace, consistent with Women’s Movement …

WOMEN AND A CULTURE OF PEACE Since the 1970s the United Nations and other international women’s conferences have adopted 'Equality, Development and Peace' as an organizing theme and framework for women's activities in development. Women would not only benefit from peaceful structures, as opposed to violent structures which oppress them, but they also have a role to play in building peaceful relationships and structures, and cultivating values, attitudes, relationships and structures which … [Read more...]

Suzanne Letourneau|Succeed ADHD Telesummit, July 14-18

Do you have ADD/ADHD and want to Succeed? You Can! In fact… Your ADHD is a STRENGTH You CAN learn ways to feel confident as a parent and raise a resilient child Chaos and overwhelm are optional and balance, peace and harmony are possible There ARE strategies to improve communication and relationships in your family You can ask for accommodations in your workplace You just need to learn how… See more HERE Wouldn’t it feel great to… Discover your strengths and … [Read more...]

Sheila Mansell, Ph.D., R. Psych. taking action with Autism

Sheila Mansell, Ph.D., R. Psych.,Founder Advancing Autism Care Inc.and CareVine Inc. Dr. Sheila Mansell has dedicated many years of psychological practice to families and the caregiving/educational/employment/support systems serving children and adults with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disabilities, mental health, and trauma/sensory concerns. In 2005 she developed The Guide to Better Living: Autism and Complex Needs SimplifiedTM which integrates her successful clinical practice … [Read more...]

Creating Lasting Love by Susan Jeffers, Ph.D.

Seven More Tools for Creating Lasting Love by Susan Jeffers, Ph.D. 1. Speak to the Light within Your Mate Life has a way of getting in the way. Susan saw it like this, "Sometimes circumstances in life dim the light within and make us act in very hurtful ways. And sometimes circumstances in life dim the light in those we love." There is good in all of us. By focusing more on what's good in our mate or loved one, we will see that light. Can we see through the hurt and pain to the real human … [Read more...]

NAVIGATING HIV CARE: Webinar May 23, 2013

 Navigating HIV Care: Using Navigators, Linkage Specialists and Community Health Care Workers to Improve Health Outcomes. The webinar will take place MAY 23 from 2:00–3:30 p.m. (EDT). This event will offer an opportunity for participants to share and discuss best practices on steering HIV-positive patients/clients through stages of comprehensive care (e.g., health care, mental health, housing, and employment services) as a way of linking them to care and retaining them in … [Read more...]

Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in Nigeria

Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in Nigeria: The Desirability and Inevitability of a Pragmatic Approach KELLY BRYAN OVIE EJUMUDO, Ph. D   Abstract Promoting gender equality has become a globally recognized and an acceptable reality. Gender issues have also been identified as critical to the achievement of national development goals. In fact, the attainment of gender equality is not only seen as an end in itself it is equally a catalyst to, and a sine-qua-non for the achievement … [Read more...]

Shelley Kaehr, Ph.D., How Spiritual Shifts Will Effect Our Daily Reality

  Shifting The more that you can approach your own shifting with loving kindness, the smoother your road of change will be. On some days it may still feel like a roller coaster ride, yet your self-love can help you to have the necessary steadiness within.     How Spiritual Shifts Will Effect Our Daily Reality Interesting questions to ponder: Do we control our destiny? Are things preordained? Can we alter our fate with thought alone? How do we create the life … [Read more...]

Warren Buffet on Congressional Reform Act of 2012

Warren Buffett, in a recent interview with CNBC, offers one of the best quotes about the debt ceiling: "I could end the deficit in 5 minutes," he told CNBC. "You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election. The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds) took only 3 months & 8 days to be ratified! Why? Simple! The people demanded it. That was in 1971 - before … [Read more...]

Dr. Brené Brown: The power of vulnerability

Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.   "expanding perception ..."   This is one of the best TED Talks I’ve seen. Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, … [Read more...]

The Homework Trap, Dr. Kenneth Goldberg, Ph.D.

The Homework Trap by Kenneth Goldberg, Ph.D. Do you fight with your child night after night to get the homework done? Have you talked with his teachers, but nothing seems to change? Are you at your wit’s end? Do you still have hair, or have you pulled it out? Perhaps, you are in the homework trap. Here’s what may be happening with your child. The problem starts in elementary school. The notes come home, and the parents get “the call.” They meet with the teachers as … [Read more...]

Addictions Backfire, Jennifer Kunst, Ph.D. – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Why are addictions so hard to break? There is no single answer to this question, for addiction’s power is multi-layered. We know that there are physical, mental, emotional, social, and even spiritual forces at play. But with each layer of understanding comes a greater opportunity to help those who struggle to free themselves from an attachment that has become destructive. I come to the question as a psychoanalyst, of course, and so I am interested in what lies beneath the surface of … [Read more...]

Healers, Helpers and Guides: Stormy Times – The True Gift

Every event in our life serves a purpose and provides us with an opportunity to learn and grow. Sometimes, when we don't yet understand this, we blame others and move away from the lesson, rather than walk through the pain with an open heart. In her book, Healers, Helpers and Guides: Stormy Times - The True Gift, Bertie looks back at the experiences in her life, the adversities, that actually prepared her for her purpose and mission. As she shares her inner journey with an enormous depth … [Read more...]

"I Am who Am", Michele Toomey, Ph.D.

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 … [Read more...]

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