Cherokee heritage, and Native American warriors had similar code

8 Ways to Become More like a Hero by Denise Linn I was on a flight into San Francisco and I surreptitiously noticed the young man sitting next to me in the middle seat. He radiated a calm centeredness. He didn’t seem to be squirming in the struggle for “personal boundaries” that so often accompanies those who are stuffed into tight middle seats. As I’m always intrigued to find out what beliefs are held by those who seem at peace, amidst the chaos of everyday life, I engaged him in … [Read more...]

Mom, 10 Life Lessons to Teach Your Son!

Teaching children valuable life lessons and instilling the values and morals that will shape the adults they become is arguably the biggest and most important responsibility that mothers are tasked with. After all, your adorable son with his toddler lisp and wide eyes will eventually grow into a man who has to navigate the world on his own. His perceptions of women and the relationships he has with them will have a foundation in the relationship he has with you.   These are ten … [Read more...]

Is Your Life All It Was Cut Out to Be?

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein   Hi there! I’m Celestine Chua (Celes for short; Chinese: 蔡筱芬) and I’m a Personal Excellence Coach, Blogger, Speaker, and student of life. (Add me on Facebook and Twitter @celestinechua.) I was born and raised in Singapore and currently living here as well. I’m the founder of Personal Excellence, #1 community for people … [Read more...]

Shirlee Hall: FLYING FREE!

  FLYING FREE I believe everyone desires to be free. The trouble lies in not understanding what freedom is. In my opinion, I will tell you what it is not. Freedom has absolutely nothing to do with manipulation of others, laws, events, countries or consciousness. Freedom is sorely lacking in our court system, medical profession, schools, home or anywhere else for that matter on this planet. I am speaking of the type of freedom that occurs and manifests through a realized soul, an awakened, … [Read more...]

WOMEN of RECOVERY – Truth & Integrity

Truth & Integrity BE True to Yourself! You have the strength to stand strong in the midst of difficult situations, and the wisdom it takes to make good decisions. If something in your life isn't working, be willing to release it to GOD. Understand you are important, and know that you are called to add value to the world around you. No matter where you are in life today, you have potential to increase, grow, to be strengthened, and to move forward. God … [Read more...]

Men’s Action for Stopping Violence against Women (MASVAW)

March 2012 Shishir Chandra is a community organizer with Men’s Action for Stopping Violence Against Women (MASVAW) in Uttar Pradesh, India, an alliance of individual men and organizations that are committed to reducing gender-based violence through education and advocacy. Here he talks about the struggle to challenge gender roles for both men and women in India, and why he believes that young men can and should step up to the challenge. Why do you think it’s important for … [Read more...]

International Women’s Day 2012: I AM WOMAN ~ Celebrate!

Celebrate and Rejoice in the Uplifting of Spirits Acknowledge your diligence and give yourself credit and appreciation for all that you have accomplished. Stop and smell the roses. Stop to appreciate the beauty and majesty that is present in your lives. Focus on what you are Creating, not what is Crumbling. Remember: neutral compassion, this is especially important for what is in your personal experience. Witness and bless. All the angels join with you in celebrations … [Read more...]

‘MALICIOUS MOTHER SYNDROME’, Is this YOU?

A Celebration of Women is ... a global women's advocacy organization that is on a mission to educate, inspire and motivate the Women of our World to Take Action in their own lives. This statement includes taking responsibility for our own decisions, errors in judgement and mistakes. Contributing to to an UN-healthy environment for the children we birth is NOT an acceptable practice for anyone, regardless of circumstance. NO EXC-- USES EXIST. Regardless of circumstance, as painful as it may … [Read more...]

WOMEN Taking Action! – Boundaries & Sharing Space

  Setting Boundaries can Save Your Sanity [and Relationships]       Sharing Spaces: Designs That Set Boundaries     By Barbara Ballinger The right layout, flexibility, and agreed-on rules can bring family members of multiple generations, or even outsiders, together under one roof. Shared living is on the rise, and for many reasons. In some cases, multiple-family generations come back together as boomerang kids return home due to job loss and financial hits. Some families decide to reside … [Read more...]

WOMEN Taking Action! – Boundaries & Sharing Space

  Setting Boundaries can Save Your Sanity [and Relationships]       Sharing Spaces: Designs That Set Boundaries     By Barbara Ballinger The right layout, flexibility, and agreed-on rules can bring family members of multiple generations, or even outsiders, together under one roof. Shared living is on the rise, and for many reasons. In some cases, multiple-family generations come back together as boomerang kids return home due to job loss and financial hits. Some families decide to reside … [Read more...]

Taryn Galewind: Growth Through Sharing

Growth Through Sharing   Learning to Give  What gets bigger the more you give it away? Well, the old riddle is: What gets bigger, the more you take away? The answer is a hole. By changing the question slightly, we’ll find an intriguing answer. The more you give away, the more you may grow in spirit, in wealth, and in self.   Skeptical?       Have a look at the details: Growth in Business—expert entrepreneurs find, without exception, that giving something of the business to customers and … [Read more...]

Taryn Galewind: Growth Through Sharing

Growth Through Sharing   Learning to Give  What gets bigger the more you give it away? Well, the old riddle is: What gets bigger, the more you take away? The answer is a hole. By changing the question slightly, we’ll find an intriguing answer. The more you give away, the more you may grow in spirit, in wealth, and in self.   Skeptical?       Have a look at the details: Growth in Business—expert entrepreneurs find, without exception, that giving something of the business to customers and … [Read more...]

CelebrateLove.com: Yesterday is History ~ Tomorrow is a Mystery

               Yesterday is History!   Tomorrow is a Mystery!   Couples who dwell or live in the past seldom are the ones you notice moving forward with anticipation to the future. My belief it that you should only look back to see how far you've come and to learn from the experience. To break free from the past you must look at the future as a mystery. Let things happen intentionally. This is, plan some unexpected romance with your partner. Begin to actively explore the mystery of love and … [Read more...]

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