Breast Cancer is the most common type of cancer in woman almost all over the world. And in the leading cause of cancer deaths among woman age 40-59. It is second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer deaths among woman. Earlier detection and more effective treatments are thought to be responsible for [...] read more »
April 4 is International Day for Mine Awareness.
For much of my life, I wasn't even aware of the existence of landmines, much less understand its dreadful consequences. Then in 2001, I just happened to connect with a US based Ugandan organization called People with Disabilities, which was looking for volunteer writers. I decided to join them.
My involvement with People with Disabilities exposed to me the challenging, day-to-day existence in mine-infested Uganda. I researched, read, and wrote about di... read more »
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Patience used to be known as a virtue, but is virtuallyunheard of in the present-day culture of immediacy. Today’s children don’t evenknow the meaning of the word. People want everything, and they want it now.
Investorsexpect instant wealth from their financial... read more »
For most business minded people or workaholic people skipping meals are most of the time neglected because of too much work. They dont notice the time because their more focus on finishing their workload and do more paperwork works or client meetings someplace and they just settle for coffee and some snack just to get [...] read more »
It would be terribly amiss of me if I didn't post at least something about Congenital Heart Defects awareness Day. It just happens to share the date with Valentine's Day. I honestly don't have a lot of energy to post much today; it's been a stressful, sleep deprived week for various reasons, and a few hours ago I just drove back from an overnight trip to Atlanta. But enough about that, Bilal is finally starting to make a turn around and today went to bed in his own room, instead of sacked out on the floo... read more »
For CHD (Congenital Heart Defect) Awareness week this year, I am participating in The Faces of CHD- Pinterest Awareness Challenge, created by heart moms, Ruth, Stefenie and Becca.As I do every year, I'm sharing a little of my heart child's story. If you would like to read a more detailed account of our journey with CHD, you can go to this blog post, and with a follow up here.In short, Bilal was diagnosed after birth with Tetralogy of Fallot, a complex congenital heart condition with four unique defects. ... read more »
Love means art of being with others.
Meditation means the art of being with yourself.
A person who does not know how to be with himself cannot timely relate with others, his relationship will be awakened , graceless, ugly, haphazard, accidental.
A person who is not capable of being with other, of relating, will find it very difficult to relate with himself. Because the art of relating is the same—whether you relate with others or you relate with yourself does not make any difference, it is the sa... read more »
Cassidy is our little heart buddy, she has the same congenital heart defect as Bilal, Tetralogy of Fallot. I've been following her journey since she was just a little baby.Inspired by her daughter, Cassidy's mom Tracy has created a store on Etsy and is selling personalized products that promote CHDs. And in addition there are many other gifts for all sorts of occasions available. Not too long ago I spoiled myself and bought a pendant that I wear with pride. It is one just like this:
And it was also pers... read more »
National Coming Out Day. October 11, 2011 is National Coming Out Day Today is National Coming Out Day! Observed every year on October 11, National Coming Out Day promotes civil awareness about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues and lifestyles. October 11 is the anniversary of the second March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay [...] read more »
October is the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I am supporting this campaign in honor of my friends, relatives and other people who bravely fought cancer. Lets show our support by placing this pink ribbon in our sites. May all people be aware of this campaign and be health-conscious. read more »