Children’s Mental Health Matters, Take Action!

Mental Health Disorders in Children and Youth It estimated that nearly 1 in 5 Ontario children under the age of 19 experiences a mental, emotional or behavioural disorder that is severe enough to seriously affect their daily functioning at home, school or within the community1. The good news is that early diagnosis and treatment lead to better outcomes for children later in life. Some of the more common mental health disorders affecting children and youth are listed below. Click … [Read more...]

Goblins of Addiction, Dr. Jana Burson

Time for some whimsy… Misery and Deceit, two goblins who worked for the Emperor of Wretchedness, were talking in a dark alley. Hopeless, another goblin, had just left them and was shuffling down the street, trailing the stench of sulfur. “Idiot,” said Misery, speaking about Hopeless. “He couldn’t stop his human from getting help for addiction. What an incompetent. Doesn’t he realize that addiction must continue so we can make these humans miserable? Addiction is a key method to keep people … [Read more...]

Janeen Halliwell – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this Canadian woman leader, a visionary that is on a mission to better the lives of all women. Manifesting her dream for all women, she founded an amazing annual retreat that enables any and all women to recharge, re-energize and revive themselves to 'Move Forward' into their true selves. “We are all ordinary women that are capable of extraordinary things. Taking time out to get clear on our desired future brings us closer to … [Read more...]

Canada Mental Health ‘stuck’ in Groundhog Day

The Mental Health Commission of Canada Is Stuck in Groundhog Day What am I missing here? The Mental Health Commission of Canada has just released the first of two reports on indicators showing how poorly we treat those with mental illness in Canada. I really have to ask why, as this is something we already know. In May, 2006, the Canadian Senate released its study of mental health in Canada called Out of the Shadows At Last. What went into that report was based on more than 2,000 … [Read more...]

Thyroid Disease, a plethora of symptoms, Take Action

Image thanks to Hypothyroid Mom/FB It's estimated that as many as 59 million Americans have a thyroid problem, but the majority don't know it yet. The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland located in the neck, is the master gland of metabolism. When your thyroid doesn't function, it can affect every aspect of your health, and in particular, weight, depression and energy levels. Since undiagnosed thyroid problems can dramatically increase your risk of obesity, heart disease, depression, … [Read more...]

Emma Watson celebrates HeForShe success with Call to Action

Emma Watson just announced a new phase of #HeForShe, calling on new allies in support of gender equality. WATCH the full speech from Davos now. I am a Pakistani, Living in Pakistan. As you all know, Pakistan has one of the highest crime rate in the world. Over here, Patriarchal system, and Harassment against women is "Proudly" practiced. Men are killing Women on the name of Islam. So you should know that in Pakistan, it is VERY difficult to change the society since Sexism practice is … [Read more...]

Catherine Zahn, CEO CAMH – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this Canadian woman leader drawing from her personal experiences, she spoke about the power to end the discrimination that people with mental illness and addictions face everyday. Dr. Catherine Zahn "We Are All Mentally ill" In order to make this change, she urged the audience to do thee things: "Discover the truth, Discuss it openly and Demand attention to this critical issue."       WOMAN of … [Read more...]

Louise Hay, FREE Video Series with Suze Orman

Do you remember the story about how Hay House came to be? When I wrote my little blue book, my original dream was to go beyond my clients and the students in my workshops and help as many people as possible to change their lives for the better. One of my friends suggested that I publish my book. But when I met with several publishers, they either considered my material too radical or they wanted to rewrite it. You know how the story ends. I decided to publish it myself exactly as it was. … [Read more...]

8 Universal Year, number of Infinite Abundance

Shifting into 2015 ~ The Year of Abundance If we had to pick just ONE scene from movie history to epitomize your year ahead, it would be Jerry Maguire’s unforgettable words… “Show me the money!!!” The only caveat is you define what kind of abundance. It can be all that yummy stuff; money, love, joy, health, etc. OR it can be the continuation of indecisiveness, debt, lethargy, illness and more. How to switch things up? First step is to quiet your mind. Yes, this can be called … [Read more...]

DESA, Preparing for a year of Global Action in 2015

Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) 2015 is expected to be a historic year for global sustainable development. A number of milestone events are expected to set in motion crucial actions that will benefit both the people and the planet. With UN DESA playing a leading role in these efforts, DESA News met with Mr. Wu Hongbo, UN DESA’s Under-Secretary-General, to learn more about upcoming events as well as gains made during the past year. “Critical, busy and … [Read more...]

Stephanie Marian – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this Canadian woman leader, one that is being celebrated for rising above her own challenges as an international lecturer, counsellor & writer, living by her own words "I am passionate about helping people move beyond fear, to be free to live the lives they want."       WOMAN of ACTION™       Stephanie Marian     As an international lecturer, counselor & writer, … [Read more...]

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