Posts in the ‘United Nations’ Category

April = Earth Month

Yes, it’s Earth Month. By now, you know how crucial it is to be aware of your old routines and change them into new ones that support sustainable living from the local to the global scale. Last autumn the United Nations’  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a study which gives us 20 years to reverse emission

International Women’s Day

Have a strong and happy day on March 8th! Throughout the world women are becoming more and more empowered.  This takes many forms such as the film, “Period. End of Sentence”, winning the Oscar at the 91st Academy Awards for best documentary short. It shines light about rural Indian women and the harassment that begins

Love Yourself! 2/7

Have you been able to identify your true passion and purpose for 2019? It is crucial for you to find the time and space to be in your calm center so that you can hear your own voice and heartfelt musings. Do the deep self-care of loving yourself. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, I am sharing

Monaco and Loving Yourself

My intention for 2019 is to grow in my work as I become more grounded in myself. What about you? What is your overriding intention? The actions may change but the alignment of an inner aspiration remains steady. Have you been able to identify your true passion and purpose? It is crucial for you to

Women Living Consciously

  I sit here writing this in between nor’easters and attending events for Women’s History month and for International Women’s Day on the 8th. I had the privilege of being invited to several at the United Nations’ headquarters in NYC.  Some photos of the wonderful gatherings are below! As Mother Earth has been churning, so

Embracing Earth

“Embracing Earth” Due to the extreme climate we have experienced recently around the globe, I was inspired to record “Embracing Earth” a 20 minute audio meditation with music. You will revitalize yourself and our planet while intimately feeling your own connection with nature. Enjoy a preview of several tracks below: Here are a few quotes

June is busting out all over

“June is busting out all over” with positive gatherings, graduations and loving celebrations. Happy Summer later in the month! Things have certainly been busy and I look forward to a happy relaxing summer. I share tips and insights for your own happiness and relaxation at the end of my blog. A recent gathering I helped

March is Women’s History Month

Let’s explore how we as women can be strong our whole lives long! Sharing tips about how to be strong in our passion and purpose is extremely relevant for these times!! The most power comes when we are standing in our calm and making clear and enlightened choices. My daughter and I were watching the Grammy’s when

Joyous June and Onward

June has so many happy days for us to focus on! Let us allow our joy to dissipate the fear and violence that occur. For me the month begins with  Maddye’s  birthday, June 1. Here is a picture of her celebrating the day. May it be the beginning of a wonderful new cycle for her

Miracles of May and Onward

Here in the northeast of America it has been varied weather: with rain, cooler temps and then a sunny spring day with the flowers and trees blooming.  It certainly has kept us on our toes which indeed is one of the lessons of global climate change: to always be in the moment by being aware

CNN’s Hero of the Year and Other Blossoms

April was blooming with goodness – some planned and some surprises! It began and ended with 2 powerful workshops given at BIG gatherings. The 1st one was in Short Hills about “Integral Passion, Integrity and Purpose”. The 2nd was in South Orange about “Keep Calm and Chakra On”. I am so very grateful that both were

Adventures with My Daughter in Auroville

It was far far away –to a corner in south India brewing with the future – that my daughter, Maddye,  and I had a girls’ night out for a few weeks across the world. Maddye was excused from high school since she was on an educational trip to Auroville, the international township recognized by UNESCO

2016 is An Auspicious Year

The photo above was taken while touring the United Nation’s art collection with Mrs. Ban and visiting her spouse in his private office.  I was humbled to be included and am standing next to her. The Secretary General was in between his two trips to Paris to push the climate accord forward.  The  COP21 is

Katie Meyler & A Heartfelt Valentine

Katie Meyler, TIME’s 2014 Person of the Year and Ebola Fighter, is the founder/CEO of More Than Me. She gave a moving presentation about her work in Liberia at the UN’s Women’s International Forum this February. Katie expressed how she followed her heart’s calling and we all gave a standing ovation to this very courageous

Mrs. Ban, Mira Nakashima and Miriam

Mrs. Ban Soon-taek and the Nakashima Foundation

A step on the path of beauty occurred for me on January 8th.  For on that day, a long cherished idea of introducing Mrs. Ban, the spouse of the Secretary General of the United Nations, to colleagues of mine from the Nakashima Foundation for Peace happened. And it happened in a place of great beauty,

United Nations 69th Birthday

Deeply honored by the invitation from Mrs. Ban to attend the United Nation’s 69th Birthday Celebration, I rearranged my schedule and was there! What a happy evening for a happy birthday. It was presented by the United Nations in collaboration with the Lang Lang International Music Foundation.  The speakers included H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, H.E.

All USA Meeting: Taos, New Mexico

Taos is in the southwest of America. It is wonderful and wild and so very open. Outside of the the small town, there truly are large open spaces and blue sky that goes on forever. The green of the sage brush in the high desert is a wonderful color. Against the beige of the sand

Powerful You! Womens Networking Event June 11

On Wednesday, June 11 from 12-2pm in Short Hills, New Jersey, I gave a experiental talk, “Success = Spirit, Sense & Sensibility”. Along with a great networking experience and healthy lunch, it was a great success. The following is the email which was sent out.  It resulted in a large audience of interested – and

Women’s International Forum

The mission of the Women’s International Forum is to provide a forum for briefings and discussions on international affairs, in order to promote understanding and mutual appreciation among members of the diplomatic community, the United Nations Secretariat and the United Nations community at large.  WIF’s mission is to also  network, promote knowledge and raise awareness

United Nations International Bazaar

Mrs. Ban Soon-Taek, spouse of the United Nations Secretary General, invited her “dear friends” to participate in the 1st “United Nations International Bazaar”. Although this was sent out in February, she made a good choice of May 20th for it was a beautiful spring Tuesday. The event was held in the Rose Garden outside the

UN Women For Peace Celebrating International Women’s Day

Being at the United Nations’ Headquarters in NYC on March 7th for the UN Women for Peace event felt a bit differently than being in Auroville in South India just a month earlier for the Nakashima Sacred Peace Table Dedication.  The formidable surroundings of the UN building, the view over the East River, the Delegates’

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