What Makes a Confident Woman?

A confident woman is a successful woman. A confident woman is a happy woman. A confident woman is the kind of woman who can take over the world – if she chooses to. The point is, being a confident woman can open all sorts of doors, and make life a lot more interesting. What is it that makes a confident woman? They’re Not Perfect Being a confident woman does not mean being perfect. It simply means that they embrace their flaws and either live with them without letting them be a concern, or … [Read more...]

ACN: Association for Comprehensive NeuroTherapy

In the same way that many nonprofits have their beginnings, the Association for Comprehensive NeuroTherapy (ACN) began with the effort of one person’s dedicated passion. Sheila Rogers DeMare, MS, started ACN in 1996 to inform families on how diet, the immune system, nutritional imbalances, chemical exposures, and allergies can affect neurological conditions. Natural and Integrative Approaches to Neurological and Behavior Problems She says, “I soon found myself in the role of … [Read more...]

‘Real Men’ as their ‘Own Worst Enemies?’

NOVEMBER IS: “WEWomen Supporting Men’s Health” Month with MOVEMBER at WEWednesdays! WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is a networking organization designed to assist women entrepreneurs and future female entrepreneurs to Build their Brands! Each meeting highlights one ‘Mystery Speaker’ supporting the belief that all women in business are equally important; and a Featured Business at each event. These highlighted women share their experience as a female entrepreneur, and showcase their … [Read more...]

3 Steps to Emotional Healing That Lasts, Joyce Meyer

Today, people everywhere are struggling through life with damaged emotions. They've endured a lot of negative things, causing untold damage that needs to be dealt with. But all too often, these hurts are simply swept under the rug in an attempt to make them go away. Through my own life experiences and from many years of helping others through this process, I've discovered that although God wants to help those who really want emotional healing, there are some very important steps these … [Read more...]

Accepting ‘Otherness’, a Path to Mental Health

"Woman is the other of man, animal is the other of human, stranger is the other of native, abnormality the other of norm, deviation the other of law-abiding, illness the other of health, insanity the other of reason, lay public the other of the expert, foreigner the other of state subject, enemy the other of friend." (Bauman 1991: 8). Modern Illness in Mental Health Societal Mental Health; why Humans need Integration for Health The concept of The Other highlights how many societies … [Read more...]

A tale of mental illness — from the inside, Elyn Saks

Elyn R. Saks is Associate Dean and Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Gould Law School, an expert in mental health law and a Mac­Arthur Foundation Fellowship winner. Saks lives with schizophrenia and has written about her experience with the illness in her award-winning best-selling autobiography, The Center Cannot Hold, published by Hyperion Books in 2007. Saks is also a cancer survivor. "Is it … [Read more...]

Who was the First Facebook User?

WHO WAS THE FIRST FACEBOOK -- USER? It is, by all means, a fascinating story—told in this week’s Haftarah, in the book of Joshua. Joshua sends two spies to reconnoiter the land, and particularly the city of Jericho. The spies arrive in Jericho and go to the home of “Rachav,” who according to the Talmud for forty years served as an immoral, promiscuous individual. At the age of fifty, Rachav converted to Judaism! And she now used these three items—the flax, the window and the rope—to … [Read more...]

Developing Your Intuition, 8 Steps to Take

Exercises For Developing Your Intuition Some of these exercises will be probably be more effective and joyful for you than others. Experimentation is part of developing your intuition. Use those exercises that you enjoy and feel free to change others to fit your needs. If you want to enhance your learning, keep an Intuition Journal. A Journal will help you keep a record of what has happened, evaluate your intuition, and learn what exercises work well for you. Exercise 1. Work with … [Read more...]

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...]

Dame Marjorie Morris Scardino – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman leader, a remarkable woman who lead for years the boardroom of global corporations, leading the way for all women.     WOMAN of ACTION™     Dame Marjorie Morris Scardino           Scardino was born in Flagstaff, Arizona in 1947, but grew up in Texarkana, Texas. While living in Texas she participated in rodeo riding as a teenager. Scardino is a … [Read more...]

“Do I FEEL or AM I actually stuck and powerless?”

How many times have you felt stuck in your recovery or in other areas of your life? Have you ever felt powerless against your eating disorder or powerless in areas of your life making you want your eating disorder even more? These two states of being are extremely powerful forces in one’s recovery, and in life as a whole. You can either allow them to debilitate you, or help move you to a better place. In the past month or so, I have felt these two states of being particularly … [Read more...]

Cheryl L. Saban, Ph.D. – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of a truly inspirational woman that rose above her own challenging experiences, fears and injury; found healing and has used this 'aha' moment in her life to devote her days now to Taking Action to better the lives of all women and children everywhere. She began her own foundation with a personal pledge of $10 million to charitable organizations for the aiding, advancement and empowerment of girls and women. Her passion in … [Read more...]

Stefanie Graf – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman, a sensitive visionary that is Taking Action to better the lives of children! Her foundation and mission in life today is to heal and renew hope and strength inside the hearts of children that have been abused or traumatized in conflict. She works diligently caring for those little souls that suffer from night terrors, through her focus on what she refers to as 'psychological … [Read more...]

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