UN Social Media Day, JAN 30 – #SocialUN

Interested in digital diplomacy? The first-ever UN Social Media Day is happening this Friday at UN Headquarters in NYC! Social media professionals, digital diplomacy practitioners, academics and experts will share their experiences, discuss trends, showcase best-practices, and provide insights into their work. The first “UN Social Media Day” will take place at UN Headquarters in Conference Room 3 on Friday 30 January 2015. All are invited to join the conversation online by using the … [Read more...]

Bell Let’s Talk Initiative, JAN 28th – #‎BellLetsTalk‬

ADD YOUR VOICE - JAN 28, 2015 - CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS Stigma adds to suffering One of the biggest hurdles for anyone suffering from mental illness is overcoming the stigma. It is the number one reason why two-thirds of those living with a mental illness do not seek help. The annual Bell Let’s Talk awareness campaign and Day opens the national conversation about mental illness to fight the stigma and the dramatic impact of mental health issues all across the country, and none other … [Read more...]

“THE NETWORKING EFFECT” Event, FEB 3

Attend one of Toronto's largest Networking Events - up to 1,000 potential clients, partners and collaborators! in support of International Networking Day. Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Ontario Science Centre, Toronto 7:30 am - 6:30 pm More than a business card exchange - this is an Interactive, Experiential Networking Event where you'll find and book appointments with potential clients and partners at the Conference! 550+ TICKETS ALREADY SOLD! CLICK HERE TO REQUEST … [Read more...]

WellStory, January is Alzheimer’s Month

WellStory WellStory’s certified support workers and personal care aides support our clients in their goal of maintaining an independent lifestyle. Often, our clients are able to manage very well if provided the right supports. To that end, we help our clients with a wide variety of everyday activities so they can continue to live their life to its fullest. Letter from a Mother to a Daughter: "My dear girl, the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of … [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...]

Mercury Retrograde’s DO’s and DON’TS, Jan 21 – Feb 11

Three or four times a year, Mercury passes the earth in its orbit. As it rounds the bend, Mercury slows down and appears to stop, or station, and spin backward — otherwise known as retrograde. Of course, it really ISN'T moving backward, but much like two trains or cars passing each other, this creates the optical illusion that Mercury, is in this case, going backward. In astrology, Mercury rules communication, travel, and technology — so all of these areas go haywire for about three weeks, … [Read more...]

Marnie Kay is Taking Action, #beliefisthenewblack

It's amazing when you make the decision to surround yourself with like minded, bright, positive people because it brings out your full potential in life. That is exactly what happened when I started working with Marnie. I don't even consider what we do "work" because we have so much fun doing what we do, and the development I have seen within myself has peaked drastically in just a short matter of time. Marnie Kay is so amazing at not only guiding you towards the right answer but … [Read more...]

Oscar winner is… a white, middle-aged man

The Telegraph U.K. reports: After a year in which statistics showed women being increasingly marginalized in the film industry, the 2015 Oscar nominations have been criticized for featuring too few women and too many middle-aged white men. Reaction on the internet was fierce. When David Daniel pointed out the stark lack of diversity in the nominations, it was retweeted more than 1,200 times in 20 minutes. All of the nominations for both Best Adapted and Original Screenplay, … [Read more...]

Emotional Intelligence, ‘missing link’ in Performance?

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success—IQ. Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as the critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack. Emotional intelligence can be defined as the ability to … [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...]

Reiki, “Rei” – Universal + “Ki” – Life Force

What is Reiki? Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one's "life force energy" is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy. The word Reiki is made of two Japanese words - Rei which means "God's … [Read more...]

Laughter … is Integral to Mental Health

Laughter is a great thing -- that's why we've all heard the saying, "Laughter is the best medicine." There is strong evidence that laughter can actually improve health and help fight disease. In this article, we'll look at laughter -- what it is, what happens in our brains when we laugh, what makes us laugh and how it can make us healthier and happier. You'll also learn that there's a tremendous amount that no one understands yet. First of all, all laughter has a clear mental component. … [Read more...]

Gender and Women’s Mental Health

Gender disparities and mental health: The Facts Mental illness is associated with a significant burden of morbidity and disability. Lifetime prevalence rates for any kind of psychological disorder are higher than previously thought, are increasing in recent cohorts and affect nearly half the population. Despite being common, mental illness is underdiagnosed by doctors. Less than half of those who meet diagnostic criteria for psychological disorders are identified by doctors. Patients, … [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...]

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