International Day of Mental Health

International Day of Mental Health

“The strongest people are those who win battles we know nothing about.” — Unknown October 10 is International Mental Health Day, and this year the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) has decided to make “suicide prevention” the main theme of World Mental Health Day. Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide. In addition to suicide, one in four people in the world will be affected by some sort of mental disorder at some point in their lives. And, if those facts... Continue Reading →

International Day of Non Violence

International Day of Non Violence

“Be the change you want to see in the world” — Mahatma Gandhi This International Day of Non-Violence marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, the renowned global icon of peace, and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence. As someone who decided to dedicate her life to spreading peace, you will understand how much this day means to me, and how important its message means to our planet. Turn on the news, and you are immediately reminded of the hatred,... Continue Reading →

Taking a pause before university

Taking a pause before university

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson. I am going to come right out and say something most parents don’t want to hear. I don’t believe young people should go directly from high school to college. Of course, I realize this might bring parents to the edge of their seats with worry and anxiety, if not cold sweats. In my travels across the globe, I have heard the same response many... Continue Reading →

Peace in our prisons

Peace in our prisons

I’m amazed that even after all these years of sharing my peace message, that peace still seems to be, for some people, a distant and unattainable concept. Most people believe that peace is something that only happens on a global level, something brought about by our leaders or political treaties. In truth, peace is a choice that every individual must choose. It is also the most important choice one will ever make. If we choose peace, we will contribute to the peace of the entire world. Yes, that’s... Continue Reading →

Come to life with an open mind

Come to life with an open mind

I am on my way to present the Ho'oponopono training in Mexico City and from there leading a group to the pyramids in Teotihuacan. I am grateful for the time I had at home in Los Angeles, the special moments shared with my sons, and the vacation time shared with family and friends. Hope you can come to any of my live presentations in English. Soon I will be on my European tour: Bucharest, Zagreb, Belgrade and London. “A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.” ― Frank Zappa Right... Continue Reading →

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