Spirituality

Yoga's Kashmir Connection: Time for Revitalisation

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

Apart from its resplendent beauty, Kashmir has also been at the forefront of leading the mantle as a site of spirituality.

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  • Apart from its resplendent beauty, Kashmir has also been at the forefront of leading the mantle as a site of spirituality.
  • It is no surprise then that the Valley of Kashmir is full of places, monuments and sites named after the founder of Advaitism.
  • Speaking of Adi Shankara's cultural import, the Jyeshteshwara Temple, which is the oldest temple in the Kashmir Valley, is more commonly known as Shankaracharya Temple.
  • Organised in Srinagar by the Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council and Jammu and Kashmir Yogasana Association, more than 300 more people competed in different age categories in the event.

Americans Anticipate Higher Stress at the Start of 2023 and Grade Their Mental Health Worse

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Wednesday, December 21, 2022

More than one in four (26%) reported they anticipated experiencing more stress at the start of 2023, up from one in five (20%) last year.

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  • More than one in four (26%) reported they anticipated experiencing more stress at the start of 2023, up from one in five (20%) last year.
  • At the same time, 29% American adults indicated they’d adopt new year’s resolutions related to their mental health, up three percentage points from last year.
  • What’s promising is that many Americans are aware of their mental health needs and taking steps to improve their own mental health.
  • The guidance and support a mental health professional can be life-changing.”
    The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the oldest medical association in the country.

Astounding 2023 New Year's Resolution: Longtime LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS activist Nicholas Snow continues broadcasting PromoHomo.TV®--an online TV network based in his bedroom!

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Sunday, January 1, 2023

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Almost a year ago on an unseasonably cold and windy night in Palm Springs, California, a crowd of big-hearted philanthropists, community leaders, politicians, healthcare providers and others gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony for the second affordable housing complex on the campus of DAP Health, "the Coachella Valley's primary not-for-profit resource for those living with, affected by, or at-risk for HIV or AIDS."

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  • HIGHRPOWRD® features "Stories of Experience, Strength and Hope, Infusing Infinite Views of Spirituality and Purpose."
  • Tinseltown's Queer is the historic public access television Snow produced and hosted throughout most of the 1990s reaching up to 600,000 households.
  • Save the date for an in-person, 30th anniversary screening, Saturday, April 29th, at 7:00 PM at the Palm Springs Cultural Center.
  • On top of continuing to expand his own skill set, he's invested his inheritance and a small business loan.

Laura Branigan, DMD, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who

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Monday, December 19, 2022

She graduated with her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1994.

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  • She graduated with her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1994.
  • Then, she attended the Jersey Shore University Medical Center, where she successfully completed a General Practice Residency.
  • During this program, she learned firsthand the most advanced dental techniques, alongside the most prominent specialists in the area.
  • Dr. Branigan continues to keep up with the newest techniques and technologies by taking advanced continuing education classes.

ENG2 Releases New Program and Establishes International Speaking Tour

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Thursday, December 15, 2022

Coquitlam, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - December 14, 2022) - Canada-based marketing, consulting, and education company ENG2 has announced the launch of its new 5-week challenge focusing on several key concepts, and is preparing an international public speaking tour for 2023.

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  • Coquitlam, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - December 14, 2022) - Canada-based marketing, consulting, and education company ENG2 has announced the launch of its new 5-week challenge focusing on several key concepts, and is preparing an international public speaking tour for 2023.
  • In May of 2022, ENG2 merged with the digital marketing company Inches Make Miles, which is based in Portland, Oregon.
  • ENG2 provides marketing, consulting, organic traffic SEO services such as conversion optimization and content strategy, digital advertising and monetization, email marketing, product photography and videography, and more.
  • Inches Make Miles adds onto those services with even more marketing and PR strategies, social media marketing, website design, etc.

U.S. News & World Report Names 7 Signature HealthCARE Facilities Among the Nation’s Best

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022

That’s why we are truly humbled and thankful U.S. News & World Report has ranked 7 Signature HealthCARE facilities as a Best Nursing Home for 2022-2023.

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  • That’s why we are truly humbled and thankful U.S. News & World Report has ranked 7 Signature HealthCARE facilities as a Best Nursing Home for 2022-2023.
  • Out of nearly 15-thousand nursing homes analyzed, our recognized 7 facilities include:
    Signature HealthCARE at University of Louisville Sts.
  • Signature HealthCARE is a family-based healthcare company with integrated services at each point of the continuum of care: Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, and In-Home Care.
  • Signature HealthCARE has also been awarded a Best Place to Work honor under the Great Place to Work® Certification, for six years.

Cerence Enhances the Driving Experience with New Partnerships that Deliver the Most Comprehensive Catalog of Live Radio and Podcast Content

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022

With its deep focus on immersive, user-centric mobility experiences, Cerence has established a network of content partners in iHeartRadio and Radioline that enhances its audio entertainment domain with thousands of radio channels and podcasts.

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  • With its deep focus on immersive, user-centric mobility experiences, Cerence has established a network of content partners in iHeartRadio and Radioline that enhances its audio entertainment domain with thousands of radio channels and podcasts.
  • "With the wide variety of content available to drivers on a minute-by-minute basis, radio and podcasts are still a critical piece of the in-car entertainment experience,” said Nils Schanz, Chief Product Officer, Cerence.
  • “It's an honor to be recognized as the world’s reference database for radio and podcast content,” said Xavier Filliol, COO of Radioline.
  • Whether it’s connected cars, autonomous driving, e-vehicles, or two-wheelers, Cerence is mapping the road ahead.

Baylor University Collaborates with edX to Provide Affordable Pathway to Master of Social Work Degree

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Thursday, December 15, 2022

WACO, Texas and LANHAM, Md., Dec. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Baylor University, a private Christian University and a nationally ranked Research 1 institution, is pleased to announce a collaboration with edX, a leading global online learning platform from 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), to launch a MicroMasters® program in Social Work. The MicroMasters course content gives prospective students a stackable credential applicable to the Social Work field and insight into degree-earning course work. With transferable credits to the Baylor Online Master in Social Work (MSW), students have an accessible pathway to receiving a full master's degree. The Online MSW is one of more than 20 online programs offered by Baylor University Professional Education.

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  • The MicroMasters course content gives prospective students a stackable credential applicable to the Social Work field and insight into degree-earning course work.
  • With transferable credits to the Baylor Online Master in Social Work (MSW), students have an accessible pathway to receiving a full master's degree.
  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that social work will grow by 12 percent between 2020 and 2030.
  • "This is a monumental moment for edX as we work with Baylor to launch the first MicroMasters program in social work available on edX.org," said Andrew Hermalyn, president of partnerships at edX.

Sustainable Activist Isabel Varela Launches MasterClass and "Brave Method" Course to Address Shopping Addiction and Mental Health

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

She's excited to introduce her latest ventures: a live MasterClass , followed by a revolutionary 10-week course on debt-free success.

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  • She's excited to introduce her latest ventures: a live MasterClass , followed by a revolutionary 10-week course on debt-free success.
  • The class will also introduce viewers to Isabel's Brave Method Course, which will provide attendees a powerful toolkit for combatting shopping addiction and feeling empowered in self-love.
  • This 10-week course will provide attendees with extensive and valuable information on debt freedom, stopping shopping addiction, living a sustainable lifestyle, and much more.
  • Isabel Varela is a sustainable environmental activist, life coach, motivational speaker, and zero-waste, multidisciplinary designer and artist.

TRUST FOR THE NATIONAL MALL REVEALS EXHIBITION, SIX PARTICIPATING ARTISTS FOR BEYOND GRANITE INITIATIVE ON THE NATIONAL MALL

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Trust for the National Mall, joined by Monument Lab, announces the six contemporary artists invited to create monumental scale artworks for the inaugural exhibition of Beyond Granite, a new commemorative program launching on the National Mall and around Washington, D.C. in 2023.

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  • Beyond Granite is generously supported by the Mellon Foundation and is presented by the Trust for the National Mall in partnership with the National Capital Planning Commission and the National Park Service.
  • The Beyond Granite pilot initiative will create space to commemorate history, experiences, and stories not currently represented in the commemorative landscape in the Nation's Capital.
  • "The National Mall is a commemorative canvas that offers a constant, but evolving, landscape upon which we tell the American story," said Catherine Townsend President & CEO of the Trust for the National Mall.
  • "The Trust is honored to announce the artists who will help bring Beyond Granite and these important stories to life on the National Mall," she added.