Archive | September, 2018

The Role of Mindfulness, Meditation, and Prayer After Brain Injury

29 Sep

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

“Traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects and upsets life on multiple levels: physical, psychological, social, and even spiritual.”


For almost six years after her car crash in 1993, Melissa Felteau expended much of her energy wanting things to be different from what they were. She’d dream about her “old” self, only to wake up a new, confused, and confusing version of that self.

Prior to her crash, when she sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI), she had been a master swimmer, a skier, and kayaker. She’d held a top job as director of public relations for Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital in Ontario, Canada, and she had a robust social life. Little seemed out of reach. But after her crash — at age 31 — she couldn’t read or write. She had a hard time following conversations, and she couldn’t get organized or remember anything. “It was a long, slow, painful…

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#PropertyNews: Flood hits 8 local government areas in Kano state

27 Sep

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Kano State Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Agency (SERERA) says it has dispatched personnel to eight local government areas of the state recently affected by flood to assessing the damage caused by the disaster in the areas.

via Flood hits 8 local government areas in Kano state — NAIJAROKO

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Opening plenary of the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, UNGA: 24 Sept 2018

25 Sep

Nelson Mandela: My Inspiration (and "Inspirator")

Where are the world leaders with the stature and nobility (and generosity of spirit – ubuntu) of a Madiba today!

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Infrastructure at the heart of Ramaphosa’s plan to boost the economy

22 Sep

A South African Economist and Business Leader

President Cyril Ramaphosa promises a ‘fundamentally’ transformed approach to the rollout of infrastructure projects in his new stimulus package

Sources: Infrastructure at the heart of Ramaphosa’s plan to boost the economy


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I Dreamed a Dream

22 Sep

The International Correspondent: Journalism for Peace (Peace Pursuit)



“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

“Together, one heart, one mind, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant the seeds of hope for a better and brighter future… then together let’s walk towards it.”

Sunrise morning has broken

Pictures (above great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!



Shared by  “totally impulsive”craig (“the world’s absolutely worst photographer, but not too bad information and inspiration distributor”)

Morning has broken


John sunrise (besT

Share, encourage, uplift, inspire  and help spread HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT

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Countering radical Islam: Ed Husain

21 Sep

Tolerance and Respect


from a Google search (thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”, Big G!* (and by that I’m referring to both God and Google, but probably far more the first)

“Together, one heart, one mind, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant the seeds of hope for a better and brighter future… then together let’s walk towards it.”

JOHN new DAWndawn-best2brilliantlightShare, encourage, uplift, inspire and help spread HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT

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Living with Brain Injury: William Fairbank

21 Sep


via Living with Brain Injury: William Fairbank


Shining a light of hope  in the darkest corners

Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

“Inform, educate, inspire”


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Remembering the moment that South Africa invaded Lesotho

20 Sep

China says Trump Criticism is irresponsible ;on US North Korea visit

2 Sep



Times of lion,25/08/2018 ,Assia
China has said it is “irresponsible” of President Trump to suggest it was not putting enough pressure on North Korea over its nuclear programme.

Mr Trump had tweeted that China was “not helping” because of trade tensions with the US.

A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said this was “contrary to basic facts” and China was “seriously concerned”.

On Thursday Mr Trump called off US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s planned trip to North Korea.

He said that insufficient progress was being made in dismantling Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

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After his summit with the North Korean leader in June, Mr Trump said the country was no longer a nuclear threat.

But since then there have been several reports that it is failing to dismantle its nuclear facilities.

One of the most recent warnings came from unnamed US officials, who told the Washington Post that North Korea appeared…

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