The Best Tech Tools to Help You Stick to Your Goals

Every New Year's Eve, you tell yourself that you will change. You will save more money, cut the carbs and manage your time better. It usually works great — until February. But now, with the power of technology, it is easier than ever to follow through on such pledges. Technology enables you to empower yourself to make real, lasting changes. No longer do you have to stay mired in debt, remain disappointed with what you see in the mirror or continually apologize for running late to the … [Read more...]

Simple Ideas for a Religious Fundraiser

Hosting a religious or church fundraiser is a great way to raise awareness for an important issue that you are trying to solve, and it is also a great way to give back to the community and ultimately bring some much-needed donations into your non-profit organization to support your local community, provide for those in need, and preach positive messages about peace and love. But organizing any fundraiser can be difficult, so what are some simpler ways to get a special religious fundraiser … [Read more...]

World Humanitarian Summit, July 28-31 *Regional Livestream

The World Humanitarian Summit was initiated by the UN Secretary General to improve global humanitarian action, and will culminate in Istanbul in 2016. There will be 10 consultation meetings around the world as well as an online platform to solicit input beginning in May 2014, and will culminate in May 2016 in Istanbul at the first-ever humanitarian summit of this scale and scope. The WHS is being managed by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Participants of … [Read more...]

Empowering Women ~ World Peace, “Yes!”

Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge? "A challenging new book by the Harvard University psychologist Steven Pinker says that the answer is “yes.” In The Better Angels of Our Nature, Pinker presents data showing that human violence, while still very much with us today, has been gradually declining. Moreover, he says, “over the long sweep of history, women have been and will be a pacifying force. Traditional war is a man’s game: tribal women never band together to … [Read more...]

The Facts About Violence Against Women

Is poverty a problem in a well-off country like Canada? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. Especially for Women. Although Canada is a relatively wealthy country, about 1 in 10 Canadians are living on a low income, and 1.5 million of those living on a low income are women. As the infographic below shows, the incidence of poverty is even higher for particular groups of women. There are two main reasons women tend to be poorer than men: 1. They spend more time doing unpaid work … [Read more...]

Character and Culture through Pain, Awaken to Peace

(or "No gain without pain") is an exercise motto that promises greater value rewards for the price of hard and even painful work. Under this conception competitive professionals such as athletes and artists are required to endure pain and pressure to achieve professional excellence. It came into prominence after 1982 when actress Jane Fonda began to produce a series of aerobics workout videos. In these videos, Fonda would use "No pain, no gain" and "Feel the burn" as catchphrases for the … [Read more...]

English Quotient, Anila, B.A. Psychology, B ED,TESL

English Quotient can help you succeed in school and in your career by providing you with excellent coaching in English by qualified and experienced instructors, individual attention and top notch relevant academic and business services. Local students can attend classes or choose one on one coaching. International students can come to Toronto for classes ( we provide visa assistance and homestays ) or work with us online in a video conferencing format from their home or office. All you need is a … [Read more...]

Help for Mothers Addicted to Prescription Meds – A Growing Epidemic

There is nothing worse than a family member who is addicted to prescription medications yet in denial because they are ‘legal.’ Well, almost nothing! The worst situation for a family to deal with is when the person popping the pills is a mother with underage children in the home. If you are a spouse, child or family member of a mother addicted to prescription drugs, don’t despair because help is available. Recognizing the Problem Unfortunately, altogether too many women are in … [Read more...]

Celebrating Red.ish Magazine Launch, Tameshia Holleman

Tameshia Holleman, Founder of Red.Ish says: "People know me as the aggressive worker, the perfectionist or the “thinker.” But honestly, I am just a woman with a goal, putting her visions into action. Above everything I am a devoted and fulltime mother of 3 lovely children, residing in Greensboro, NC. In addition, I am a fulltime graduate student focusing on clinical psychology, and I run a fulltime graphic design business. Aside from all of my working and nurturing, I enjoy meditation tactics … [Read more...]

The Spiritual Power and Wisdom of Women

The Spiritual Power and Wisdom of Women is greatly needed in our world today. Women have been Spiritual Leaders since the beginning of time. Way back in the beginning, men were more obvious and visible about their work with Spirit, but we know that women have gathered, in their time of the month, at the cycles of the moon, and mostly in secret - separated from the males of the tribe. Although men were aware of these secret feminine groups and "societies," as long as the women kept their … [Read more...]

Dalai Lama celebrates 80th year!

Compassion is often regarded as having an emotional aspect to it, though when based on cerebral notions such as fairness, justice and interdependence, it may be considered rational in nature and its application understood as an activity based on sound judgment. There is also an aspect of compassion which regards a quantitative dimension, such that individual's compassion is often given a property of "depth," "vigour," or "passion." The etymology of "compassion" is Latin, meaning … [Read more...]

BuddhaGroove Salons, Launch Celebration: JULY 21

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WPD2015, “Character & Culture are an Inside Job!”

WORLD PEACE DAY SUMMIT 2015 "Character & Culture ... are an Inside Job!' FEMME is an inspirational voyage about women around the world who are actively transforming and healing global society of a daily basis. Starring Sharon Stone, Jean Houston, Marianne Williamson, Jean Shinoda Bolen, Riane Eisler, Nobel Peace Prize Laureats Shirin Ebadi and Mairead Maguire, Rickie Lee Jones, Gloria Steinem, and more! Influential women discuss religion, science, history, politics and … [Read more...]

LaMaquette, Toronto ‘Summerlicious 2015 is here’

Summerlicious 2015 Summerlicious Dinner 2015: July 3-30th 2015 Dinner menu La Maquette’s Soup of the Day Gazpacho or chowder or Smoked Salmon and Vegetable Terrine Pickled ginger and watercress salad raspberry dressed or Organic baby arugula ~vegan Mango salsa and dressing ***** Roast breast of Muscovy duck a l’ orange Orange Cognac sauce (Grand Marnier) reduction or A pair of Lobster tails with garlic lemon butter and jasmine rice and market vegetables … [Read more...]

The Human Capital Report 2015

A nation’s human capital endowment - the skills and capacities that reside in people and that are put to productive use - can be a more important determinant of long term economic success than virtually any other resource. The Human Capital Report details the findings of a new Index which measures countries on their ability to develop and deploy healthy, educated and able workers through four distinct pillars: Education, Health & Wellness, Workforce & Employment and Enabling Environment. … [Read more...]

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