What Caught My Eye This Week

  Everything is interconnected. Gratitude improves sleep. Sleep reduces pain. Reduced pain improves your mood. Improved mood reduces anxiety, which improves focus and planning. Focus and planning help with decision-making. Decision-making further reduces anxiety and improves enjoyment. Enjoyment gives you more to be grateful for, which keeps that loop of the upward spiral going. Enjoyment makes it more likely you’ll exercise and be social, which, in turn, makes you happier. ~ UCLA Neuroscience Researcher, Dr. Alex Korb Mindfulness has been something that I have been exploring for close to ten years now. I have practiced various types of meditation, attended

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What Caught My Eye This Week

Martin Luther King

  The most authentic way to honor my father is to commit to the work of creating a more peaceful, just, humane world. Let quotes coincide with conscious efforts to eradicate poverty, militarism and racism (privilege + power = oppressive policies + culture). ~ Bernice King on the 50th anniversary of her father's assassination. Following a request from the Toronto Pride Society, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders announced this week that the force would withdraw its application to participate in this year's pride parade.  Deputy Chief Barbara McLean was on CBC's Metro Morning this week to speak about the force's

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What Caught My Eye This Week

FaceBook

  I think it’s a clear signal that this is a major trust issue for people, and I understand that. And whether people delete their app over it or just don’t feel good about using Facebook, that’s a big issue that I think we have a responsibility to rectify. ~Mark Zuckerberg to the New York Times on the #DeleteFaceBook movement in  the wake of the Cambridge Analytica breach. Young people across the world took part in March For Our Lives rallies, keeping up the pressure on law makers. They are woke and turning fear into fearlessness, refusing to be silent. The

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