Champions With Big Hearts by Valerie Brown Cheers

To give away money is an easy matter and in any man’s power. But to decide to whom to give it and how large and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in every man’s power nor an easy matter. ~ Aristotle

There is a quote I heard Motivational Speaker “Les Brown” say, that sticks in my mind and it goes like this, “If you do what is easy, your life will be hard.  If you do what is hard, your life will be easy!” This is what I believe happens when we are giving and caring and support so needed causes with our money, when God blesses us with an abundance.

I chose to begin this site, which will highlight numerous who I call champion heroes, and there are so many who are with us today or gone on, but left behind their legacies to remind us of them and their hard work, diligence and struggle to succeed.

These are many who I admire and cherish and so look up to, as coaches or mentors, and there are those who have gone on, yet, leaving behind great memories due to their giving and hard work motions. There are some who are as yet, living right here today, whom I likewise esteem and take after for their huge hearts to society and to the world, fundamentally for our kids; which I will acknowledge  in this blog. There are many who are still with us today, and please blame my head and not my heart for not mentioning everybody.

I have dedicated this page to the ones who have gone on, and so very grateful for the great champions who are with us today who truly give back from their hearts to our children, so that they can grow up knowing that somebody cared enough to make their dreams come true!

The greater part of my life, I have had one major heart which have constantly thought about giving of my time, volunteering, dealing with the sick, simply cherishing and minding and being of service to others. My first volunteering and offering over to our group was a candy striper, and it made you feel so great seeing others grin and smile, when they see your face. Before I leave this world with God’s help, I need to be among a great list some place of happy providers, philanthropist, who started late in life of turning a business visionary, yet turned into a philanthropist, who leaves a legacy to be carried on in my memory of giving for an incredible reason for our children of the world, who may be called dumb or even different, to know that there is a place for us in this great big beautiful world.

While beginning and seeking after my training which had begun and ceased the greater part of my life because I could call my own decisions, at long last chose to seek after and complete what I began, being my school instruction. I must concede being more seasoned has its focal points and detriments, basically favorable circumstances, in light of the fact that when more established, you are more genuine, more centered and decided not to surrender regardless of what due to the embodiment which is more valuable than at any time in the past! I pray to God to be able to give back to our children one day!

Sir Richard Branson

Richard Branson

Branson has pledged to commit $3 billion, all profits from his travel firms over the next ten years, to the reduction of global warming.

He has previously donated to educational charities in Africa.

Branson started his first charity, “Student Valley Centre”, when he was only 17.

Richard is Patron of the International Rescue Corps.

In 2007, Branson formed The Elders – a small, dedicated group of leaders, working objectively and without any vested personal interest to solve difficult global conflicts – with Peter Gabriel, Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Kofi Annan, and Jimmy Carter.

In March 2008, he hosted an environmental gathering with Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales, and Larry Page of Google at his private island in the Caribbean to discuss global warming-related problems facing the world.

When Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, Richard Branson organized to fly 40,000 blankets to refugees fleeing into Jordan. He single-handedly had to fight with Government ministers to make sure the supplies got to those who needed them.

In 2004 he set up Virgin Unite to encourage all of his staff around the world to tackle tough social problems.

He persuaded Elton John to sing Candle In The Wind at the funeral of Princess Diana – which eventually raised $40 million for charity.

Sir Richard Branson is Founder and Chairman of the Virgin Group. Virgin is one of the world’s most recognized and respected brands and has expanded into many diverse sectors from air and ground travel to telecommunications, health, space travel and renewable energy through more than 200 companies worldwide, employing approximately 50,000 people in 30 countries.

In 2004, Branson established Virgin Unite, his nonprofit foundation. It mobilizes the talent and resources from across the Virgin Group and beyond, to tackle tough social and environmental problems in an entrepreneurial way. It is built on the belief that the only way we can address the scale of the challenges facing the world today is by revolutionizing the way businesses, government and the social sector work together—driving business as a force for good.

Branson has been working closely with Virgin Unite to bring together the right partners to help create new global leadership models to address conflict, climate change and disease. These include the Carbon War Room and The Elders, as well as a number of others.

Branson and Virgin Unite also support a number of initiatives that lead to economic empowerment and healthy communities. These initiatives range from creating sustainable healthcare models in Africa, like the Bhubezi Community Health Center and the Rural Transport Network, to supporting young entrepreneurs through the Branson School of Entrepreneurship in South Africa and Jamaica, to creating opportunities for disadvantaged young people in the US and the UK.

I would like to say that I have never in my 62 years seen such a caring and giving president as President Obama and our First Lady Michelle in history! We are beginning to see more love being shown to our children and I thank God for blessing us with our president and many amazing philanthropist, which are gone on and to the ones who are still here with us today!

Oprah Winfrey and our First Lady and President of the United States 

Oprah Winfrey Woman of Action and her graduates

Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation

A little girl who had dreams and became a wonderful giving woman, “Oseola McCarty deserves to be recognized not only for her own accomplishments, but as a representative of millions of other everyday Americans who give humbly of themselves, year after year. There are Oseolas all across the U.S.”

Osceola McCarthy

By Karl Zinsmeister

Oseola Mccarty was naturally introduced to the world in 1908, and it was a crude begin. She was imagined when her mom was assaulted on a lush way in provincial Mississippi as she came back from tending a wiped out relative. Oseola was brought up in Hattiesburg by her grandma and auntie, who cleaned houses, cooked, and took in clothing.

As a kid, Oseola would get back from basic school and iron garments, stashing the cash she earned in her doll carriage. The three ladies depended totally on one another, and when the close relative came back from a hospitalization not able to walk, Oseola dropped out of sixth grade to look after her, and take up her role as a washerwoman. She never came back to class.

“Work turned into the incredible great of her life,” clarified one individual who knew her. “She discovered excellence in its development and pride in its procurements. She was content to have it and provided for herself over to it with relinquish.”

Mccarty herself put it this way:  “I knew there were individuals who didn’t need to function as hard as I did, however it didn’t make me feel miserable. I wanted to work, and when you want to do anything, those things don’t trouble you. . . . Some of the time I worked straight through a few days. I had objectives I was moving in the direction of. That roused me and I had the capacity push hard. . . . Work is a gift. The length of I am existing I need to be working at something. Only in light of the fact that I am old doesn’t mean I can’t work.”

What’s more hers was not a standard-issue work. Mccarty scoured her clothing by hand on a rub board. She did attempt a programmed washer and dryer in the 1960s, yet found that “the clothes washer didn’t flush enough, and the dryer turned the whites yellow.” After years of bubbling garments and afterward doing four crisp water washes, that wasn’t adequate to reach her exclusive expectations. The machine was just about instantly resigned, and she about-faced to her Maid Rite clean board, water drawn from a close-by flame hydrant, and 100 feet of outdoors clothesline.

Asked to portray her commonplace day, Mccarty replied:

“I would go outside and begin a flame under my wash pot. At that point I would douse, wash, and heat up a heap of garments. At that point I would rub ’em, wrench ’em, rub ’em once more, starch ’em, and hang ’em hanging in the balance. After I had the majority of the clean garments at stake, I would begin on the following cluster. I’d wash throughout the day, and in the evenin’ I’d press until 11:00. I adored the work. The splendid blaze. Tweaking the wet, clean material. White shirts shinin’ hanging in the balance.”

This uncommon hard working attitude, sought after straight through to her retirement at age 86, obviously delivered results her clients increased in value. In 1996, Hattiesburg representative Paul Laughlin composed that “I know one individual who still has a few shirts that were last cleaned just about two years prior by Miss Mccarty. He says that he doesn’t expect to wear them; he simply takes them out occasionally to take a gander at them and to appreciate the fresh fabric and its aroma.” Mccarty, finishes up Laughlin, was a mobile article lesson “that all work can be performed with nobility and implanted with quality.

“Diligent work gives your life significance,” expressed Mccarty. “Everybody needs to buckle down at somethin’ to like themselves. Each employment could be possible well and consistently has its fulfillments. . . . In the event that you need to feel pleased with yourself, you’ve got to do things you can be glad for.”

Not long after she resigned, Mccarty did something that made numerous Americans exceptionally pleased with her. She had started to spare just about when she began working at age eight. As the cash pooled up in her doll surrey, the exceptionally young person made a move. “I went to the bank and stored. Didn’t know how to do it. Went there myself. Didn’t tell mom and them I was goin’.”

“I initiated to spare cash. I never would take any of it out. I simply place it in. . . . It’s not the ones that profit, yet the ones who know how to spare who excel. You got to allow it to sit unbothered long enough for it to increment.”

Obviously that obliges restraint and unobtrusive longings. “My mystery was happiness. I was content with what I had,” said Mccarty.

These solid propensities ran together to create Mccarty’s last mystery. When she resigned in 1995, her hands frightfully swollen with joint inflammation, this washerwoman who had been paid in little heaps of coins and dollar charges her whole life had $280,000 in the bank.

Significantly additionally startling: she chose to dole a large portion of it out not as an estate, yet quickly.

Putting aside simply enough to live on, Mccarty gave $150,000 to the University of Southern Mississippi to reserve grants for commendable yet penniless understudies looking for the training she never had. When they discovered what she had done, in excess of 600 men and ladies in Hattiesburg and past made gifts that multiplied her unique gift. Today, the college exhibits a few full-educational cost Mccarty grants consistently.

Like a considerable measure of philanthropists, Mccarty needed the fulfillments of giving while living. Furthermore she succeeded. The main recipient of her blessing, a Hattiesburg young lady named Stephanie Bullock, was president of her senior class and had steady folks, additionally a twin sibling, and insufficient family wage to send them both to school. With her Mccarty Scholarship, Bullock selected at Southern Miss, and immediately received Mccarty as a surrogate grandma.

Like a great deal of humanitarians, Mccarty felt an effective impulsion to act in her home district. At the point when inquired as to why she picked Southern Miss, she answered “on the grounds that its here.” The grounds (however she had never gone to) was placed simply a few squares from her home.

Preceding making her blessing, Oseola’s one long excursion had been to Niagara Falls. Here is her memory:

“Law, the sound of the water was similar to the sound of the world comin’ to an end. At night we spread covers on the ground and consumed outing suppers. I met individuals from everywhere throughout the world. On the return trip, we halted in Chicago. I preferred it, however was prepared to get back home. I missed the spot where I had a place where I was required and makin’ a commitment. No spot contrasts with the bit of earth where you have put down your roots.”

Like a great deal of steadfast givers, Oseola Mccarty was excusing. Reminded that the college she was providing for her cash to had been white-just until the 1960s, she replied with poise: “They used to not release minorities individuals out there. Yet now they do. What’s more I think they ought to have it.”

Like a ton of altruists, Oseola Mccarty had a solid and idealistic character and great propensities. She existed economically, strolling very nearly all over, including more than a mile to get her staple goods. When she stayed in an inn shockingly in the wake of coming to open consideration, she made the cot before looking at.

Notwithstanding the pride of work, Mccarty’s fulfillments were the ageless ones: confidence in God, family closeness, and adoration for region. One companion depicted Mccarty’s confidence “as basic as the Sermon on the Mount, and as hard to practice.” She was sanctified through water at age 13, dunked in a neighborhood lake while dressed all in white (a blended gift for somebody who washed her garments by hand).

“I begin every day on my knees, saying the Lord’s Prayer. At that point I get occupied about my work,” Mccarty let one know questioner. “You need to acknowledge God the most ideal way you know how and afterward He’ll show Himself to you. Furthermore the more you serve Him, the more capable you are to serve Him.”

“Some individuals make a considerable measure of clamor about what’s off with the world, and they are normally blamin’ another person. I think individuals who dislike the way things are have to take a gander at themselves first. They have to get right with God and change their own particular manners. . . . On the off chance that everyone did that, we’d be OK.”

Like a considerable measure of donors, Oseola Mccarty realized that giving is its own pleasure. At the point when a columnist from People magazine asked her for what reason she didn’t spend the cash she’d saved money on herself, she replied with a grin, “I am spending it on myself.”

“I am pleased that I buckled down and that my cash will help youngsters who endeavored to merit it. I’m glad that I am leaving something positive in this world. My just lament is that I didn’t have more to give.”

Like a considerable measure of altruists, Mccarty would have liked to move others to comparable acts. What’s more she did. Notwithstanding the neighborhood overflowing that multiplied her enrichment, HQ TV magnate Ted Turner chose to give a billion dollars to philanthropy in the wake of listening to her story. He was cited in the New York Times saying, “If that little lady can dole out all that she has, then I can give a billion.”

What’s more like a considerable measure of altruists, Oseola Mccarty knew she didn’t need to spare the entire world. She cast her basins down and altered what was within reach. “I can’t do everything. In any case I can do something to help some person. What’s more what I can do I will do.”

Bernice Pauahi Bishop

By Mithun Selvaratnum

Bernice Pauahi Bishop was a Hawaiian princess, the last immediate relative of the Royal House of Kamehameha. With her spouse, Charles Reed Bishop, she is recognized as a standout amongst the most amazing givers ever. Her estate supplied the Kamehameha Schools, which right up ’til the present time have some expertise in instructing the offspring of local Hawaiians. After her demise, Charles Bishop spent numerous years bringing her vision to realization.

Pauahi was conceived in December 1831, the incredible granddaughter of King Kamehameha the Great, vanquisher and unifier of the Hawaiian Islands. In her soonest years, she was raised as an aliʻi (honorable), saturated with local customs. At seven years old, notwithstanding, she was sent to the Royal School. Run by a couple of wedded Protestant preachers, the school was focused on furnishing the youngsters with the finest conceivable course of Western instruction. “Miss Bernice” rapidly turned into a star student, exceeding expectations in both scholastics and manners, and an ardent Christian. She was regularly contrasted positively with her ruined, acting mischievously aliʻi comrades including Prince Lot Kapuaiwa, the future King Kamehameha.

Charles Reed Bishop

In 1846, Charles Reed Bishop landed in Hawaii. The 24-year-old agent had cruised from New York on the way to Oregon; after unpleasant entry through Cape Horn, the boat put in at Honolulu for procurements. Diocesan chose to endure the winter in the Islands. He discovered work with neighborhood Yankee traders, soon turning into a representative at the U.s. department. He met Pauahi and soon started routinely approaching her at the Royal School. In spite of the fact that her family solidly helped her to remember her commitment to wed Hawaiian sovereignty, Pauahi stood up to. In June 1850, in a little service which her guardians declined to go to, Pauahi got to be Bernice P. Cleric.

Religious administrator accommodated with her family inside a year, and by 1857 had acquired from them a home totaling 16,011 sections of land. With it came an extensive variety of obligations. All through her mid-20s, Bishop served as a conventional Hawaiian philanthropist, offering direction, backing, and support to the individuals who approached her. She spent numerous working hours in her arrangement, situated under a tamarind tree, taking visits from individual islanders and working through their issues in her local Hawaiian tongue.

In the meantime, Bernice was continually included in American types of community engagement. She was a pioneer in a few beneficent associations, including the Stranger’s Friend Society, which supported debilitated voyagers, and the Women’s Sewing Society, which gave attire to poor people. A refined contralto vocalist and piano player, she directed exhibitions of the works of Haydn and Verdi with the Amateur Musical Society, and gave music lessons at the Royal School. A sincere Protestant, Bishop routinely taught Sunday school at Kawaiahaʻo Church.

Charles Bishop, then, discovered mounting accomplishment as a representative, opening a bank that benefitted from the blasting sugar exchange. (It would in the end get to be First Hawaiian Bank, which remains the most established and biggest bank in the state, with resources totaling $16 billion and limbs in Guam and Saipan.) Before the islands were attached, he held a progression of open business locales, actually serving as clergyman of remote issues from 1873 to 1874. With her regal heredity and his developing fortune, the Bishops were the social pioneers of Honolulu, facilitating going to dignitaries, including diplomats and eminence.

In 1872, Bernice was summoned to the deathbed of King Kamehameha V, where he named her successor to the throne. Diocesan can’t, just saying, “Don’t consider me.” Rather than expect the crown, she spent the following decade venturing to the far corners of the planet, facilitated by the imperial and respectable guests who had delighted in her neighborliness on Oahu. In 1883, Ruth Keʻelikolani—regal tutor of the Islands—passed away, leaving almost 353,000 sections of land to her cousin Bernice. Bernice was immediately the biggest landowner in the Islands, in individual ownership of around 9 percent of the Hawaiian landmass.

Statue of Bernice Bishop

With their freshly discovered riches, the Bishops chose to compose their wills. Bernice made individual procurements for various foundations, companions, and servants. The incredible main part of her bequest around 378,569 sections of land of area was to be held in trust, with the end goal of opening “two schools, each for sheets and day researchers, one for young men and one for young ladies, to be known as, and called the Kamehameha Schools.” Her will further stipulated that the schools offer inclination to “Hawaiians of unadulterated or part native blood,” giving them with an English-dialect instruction and teaching strict Protestant ethical quality. It was an aggressive task, exceptional in Hawaiian history. In a letter composed years after the fact, Charles noted that his wife “most likely had given more thought to the matter than I had.”

It was blessed that the Bishops composed their wills when they did. Bernice was diagnosed with breast disease inside a year. She kicked the bucket in October 1884.

The fate of the schools was left to five trustees, including her spouse. An expert humanitarian in his own privilege, Charles Bishop had effectively helped discovered the Hawaiian Historical Society, the Honolulu Public Library, and many kindergartens all through the Islands. (In 1889, he established the Bishop Museum, home to the world’s biggest gathering of Polynesian social antiquities.) To dispatch the Kamehameha schools, Bishop drew on his past administration on the leading body of the Punahou School, where he subsidized the development of Pauahi Hall, Charles Reed Bishop Hall, and the Bishop Hall of Science.

In November 1887, 39 understudies framed the top of the line at the young men’s school; in 1894, 35 understudies rounded out the top notch at the young ladies’ school. Today the schools have grounds on Oahu, Hawaii, and Maui, teaching almost 7,000 kids yearly. In this manner do Charles and Bernice Pauahi Bishop, childless themselves, rank among the best supporters of Hawaii’s kids.

Madam C. J. Walker

by Monica Klem

Madam C. J. Walker positions among the best African-American donors in the country’s history. When she died in 1919, Walker was generally praised as the first lady to turn into an independent mogul. The suspicion might not have been right; the evaluated estimation of her remaining home at the time of her demise was $600,000 (about $8 million in today’s dollars). In any case, a few eras of African Americans looked upon her as verification that emotional monetary achievement was feasible for blacks and in addition whites.

Conceived in 1867 as Sarah Breedlove, her first years were spent on the Louisiana manor where her family had acted as slaves. She was the first in her family to be conceived free. Her guardians kicked the bucket when she was an adolescent youngster, abandoning her to live with her sister. Sick treatment by her remorseless brother by marriage spurred 14-year-old Sarah to leave the family unit and wed Moses Mcwilliams. After seven years Mcwilliams kicked the bucket, and Sarah and her three-year-old girl Lelia moved to St. Louis, where three of her siblings existed.

She took up fill in as a washerwoman. She remarried in 1894, and soon ended up supporting an unsteadily damaging and transparently unfaithful spouse. Dead set to give her little girl a superior life, she figured out how to send Lelia to Knoxville College in Tennessee. In 1903, she exited her spouse and accepted an occupation as a business specialists for Annie Pope-Turnbo, a St. Louis specialist who created items that guaranteed to animate hair development.

Following two years, Sarah moved to Colorado to be closer to her sister-in-law and four nieces. She was trailed by Charles Joseph Walker, a daily paper notice salesperson from St. Louis, whom she wedded a couple of months after the fact. In Denver, she was Pope-Turnbo’s just deals operators, however her prosperity proposed that she may start offering hair results she could call her own.

She chose to start her own line of hair-consideration items, made particularly for African-American ladies. From her ventures, she knew there was a national business; from her time in Denver, she knew she expected to migrate her maturing business. The Walkers spent over a year going through the South, fabricating the establishments of a mail-request business, before choosing to set up shop in Pittsburgh. By 1908, she had prepared several business specialists. A visit to Indianapolis in 1910 persuaded the Walkers that it would be a decent area for a more lasting base camp.

An Indianapolis crusade to assemble another Young Men’s Christian Association diversion office in a dark neighborhood gave her first chance to open magnanimity. She clarified her $1,000 blessing saying, “If the affiliation can spare our young men, our young ladies will be spared, and that is the thing that I am keen on.” As her notoriety for liberality developed, Walker was progressively immersed with solicitations for help. At first slanted to help people who demonstrated a craving for change toward oneself, the center of her magnanimous doling slowly moved out from people (because of a progression of awful encounters) and to associations and causes.

In 1910, she made the Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company of Indiana, setting up the fundamental capital herself. (She had embraced “Madam” as a first name, to block being called “Aunt” by whites.) Walker voyaged widely, going the extent that the Caribbean and Central America, to expand the appropriation of her items and to prepare new specialists. In 1916, she made the Madam C. J. Walker Benevolent Association, staffed by operators of her organization, contending that the valuable exposure that spilled out of magnanimous work was useful for business.

Walker was very committed to enhancing the lives of African Americans. She was a real funder of hostile to lynching projects run by the NAACP and the National Association of Colored Women. She drove the push to protect the home of Frederick Douglass in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D. C. Walker declined to take sides on the profound separation between Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. dubois on the best methods for African-American progress. She was ready to associate herself with anybody whose work was intended to “propel the race.”

In 1916, Walker moved to New York to be closer to her girl Lelia. Concluding that she required her very own place, she purchased 4.5 sections of land in Irvington-on-Hudson and fabricated a manor at an expense of $100,000. When she was diagnosed with hypertension and nephritis in 1917, Walker was encouraged to diminish her exercises. Rather, she quickened her talking calendar, until disease made travel physically unthinkable.

Indeed with her wellbeing falling flat, Walker joined an appointment of Harlem pioneers who went to Washington, D. C. There they contended that dark Americans who volunteered to battle in the First World War should be concurred full social liberties at the finish of threats. In August 1918, she assembled a meeting at her home, amid which she focused on the requirement for solidarity in the quest for high standards, and the need of unwaveringness both “to nation” and “to the warriors battling for popular government.”

When she passed away on May 25, 1919, she cleared out the greater part of her domain to philanthropy. Most of the organizations particularly named were instructive, including (among others) the Tuskegee Institute, the Manassas Industrial School, and the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute. She likewise incorporated the St. Paul’s Mite Missionary Society and the Ymcas and Ywcas of Louisville and St. Louis.

“I am a lady who originated from the cotton fields of the South,” condensed Walker in a discourse to the National Negro Business League Convention a couple of years before her demise. “From that point I was elevated to the washtub. From that point I was elevated to the cook kitchen. Also from that point I advanced myself into the matter of assembling. . . . I have based my own particular industrial facility all alone ground.”

“I am in the business world, not for myself alone,” she told Booker T. Washington in 1912, “yet to do all the great I can for the inspire of my race.” She moved in the direction of that objective not just through her magnanimous movement, however by giving a large number of African-American ladies well-paying and noble occupations as appointed deals operators. As the New York Post recognized tailing her passing, Walker’s clothes to newfound wealth life showed that the American long for individual achievement and afterward offering that accomplishment to one’s colleagues connected to blacks and in addition whites, and that gifted and liberal residents of any shade “may climb to the most unique statures of American accomplishment.”

There are many philanthropist listed amongst this great roundtable of champion hereoes, and many who were not mentioned such as Oprah Winfrey, Ellen Degeneres, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Gates, Sir Richard Branson, Warren Buffett, and many many more champions who are still here today with us, who I truly admire for their generosity to our world and mainly for our children!

I would like to say thank you for being the kindred spirited giving human being you are to those who have passed on and to those who are still with us today! It is people such as yourselves which gives hope and allow us to dream big, looking forward to one day giving back to our communities, society and world at large! Thank you so much for being an inspiration and for giving back!

Further reading:

Return to the Philanthropy Hall of Fame.

George Kanahele, Pauahi: The Kamehameha Legacy (Kamehameha Schools Press, 1986)

Harold Kent, Charles Reed Bishop: Man of Hawaii (Pacific Books, 1965)

  • Beverly Lowry, Her Dream of Dreams: The Rise and Triumph of Madam C. J. Walker (Vintage Books, 2003)
  • A’Lelia Bundles, On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker (Washington Square Press, 2001)

Listen To Your Body ~ Water Cures by Valerie Brown Cheers

It gives me pleasure to share with you a great human being named Dr. F. Batmanghelidj, and have been following for many years now. Being born with degenerative disease made me all the more interested in his many works, papers, books, etc.

When God sits you still, be it any kind of incarceration, struggles, storms, etc. it may not be a bad thing at all, but allows you nothing but time to put together, research and find and share with many who should know about the truth about what the human body reall needs and its importance of living long productive life through water which is most important in preventing diseases which are from unknown etiology causes! He will explain how a dry mouth is not a sign of dehdyration at all!

I hope you will enjoy this information and share it with others!

First and foremost, ‘Don’t go crazy and Don’t become Fanatical.’ Listen to your body and if you change your hydration habits, do it slowly so your body can adapt.

How Much Water to Drink to Avoid Dehydration

In terms of water, individuals regularly approach how much water to drink for ideal wellbeing.

There are numerous experimental and specialist suggestions on the web however they need clinical trials or proof based testing to back their cases. That is, aside from one proposal, our own. We are continually mulling over, measuring and attempting to flawless the response to how much water to drink, and when it is best to drink.

We have further created the hypothesis initially recognized by Dr. Batmanghelidj.

Water for Health, for Healing, for Life: You're Not Sick, You're Thirsty!

The specialist/ science prescribed sums neglect to address needs focused around body weight, size or age. Make this inquiry: When you read that it is suggested individuals drink xyz ounces of water a day, does that imply that a 4 ft tall individual needs the same sum as a 6’6 man measuring 400 lbs? Does a 80 year old need to drink the same as a 15 year old of the same size?

How Much Water To Drink: The Science

Thus, how to we represent body size. All the more vitally, there is additionally weight, age, and movement.

Indeed in action, the exploration does not help the proposals. In the 2003 Boston Marathon, the prescribed measure of water to drink was 400 to 800 ounce of water every hour.

Yet, in a 2005 Pathol Lab Med research on the 140 individuals who given way in the Boston Marathon, the lab consequences of hydration status were telling. The fallen runners had an excessive amount of and excessively minimal salt and a lot of and excessively little water. Perused the unique: Sodium Status of Collapsed Marathon Runners

The response to the how much water to drink is not as basic as one straightforward answer. The measure of water and salt we require differs focused around body sort, wellbeing status and our action level. In nursing, it is called liquid and electrolyte parity. Along these lines, it is not imperative just to drink more water. We likewise need salt.

Furthermore considering that numerous individuals have existed to maturity without utilizing the water cures convention, we reasonably need to say, this is not the everything of best wellbeing practices.

Thus, How Much Water To Drink?

This is the standard water needs.

We have separated it into the different classes. If you don’t mind read this whole area.

NEVER: drink more than 32 ounce in 2 hours.

NEVER: drink the water without taking the salt (unless overall controlled). An excessive amount of water could wash out the electrolytes required for ordinary wellbeing.

NEVER: Use the convention in the event that you have kidney ailment without conversing with a specialist.

NEVER: Use the convention in the event that you have congestive coronary illness (CHF)

NEVER: utilize the convention in the event that you have a salt bigotry.

The Five Rights of Proper Hydration

Ideal Person: age 2-17/ 18 -50/ 50 – 80/ 80 and more established.

Ideal Time: 30 min before and 2 hours after dinners.

Right Route: Dissolve the salt in mouth so it can be retained in the mucous layers.

Perfect Amount: Salt: 1/eighth tsp every 16 ounces, water: 10% of body weight each one time you drink.

Right Electrolyte: While regularly this eventual natural salt, it could incorporate others relying upon your wellbeing issues.

Opportune Person Age 2-17: If there are any wellbeing issues, don’t utilize the water cures convention without supervision of a medicinal services supplier. The becoming years…according to Dr. B, the equation is 75% of their body weight in ounces of water is the aggregate every day dosage. At that point isolate by 5 or 6 for individual measurement. Amid sports execution, the hydration need goes up to 100% of their body weight in ounces of water.

Correct Person Age 18-50: Start drinking the water 2 x a day (inside 20 min of waking) and gradually increment.

Correct Person Age 50-80: Start off slower. Utilize the minimum measure of water and the slightest measure of salt. Just begin off drinking one time a day. At that point after a week, increment to 2 times each day. Permit up to 30 prior days expanding the measure of water you drink or the salt you take.

Opportune Person Age 80 and over: Only begin with the assistance of a social insurance proficient. You ought to be observed for wellbeing changes.

Opportune Person 18-50: If you don’t have some other wellbeing issues, this age aggregate generally reacts to the fundamental water cures convention.

Right Route: Obviously you are going to drink the water. The electrolytes are an alternate story. Some lean toward placing salt in the water. This may make you debilitated in your stomach. Others favor putting the salt on the tongue and giving it a chance to disintegrate. There is a third way that likewise bodes well. At the point when drinking the fluid chlorophyl, including level teaspoon of nectar and 1/4 tsp of salt into and mixing with the water, makes all promptly absorbable.

Note: By utilizing the oral course, the most ideal approach to make it best, hold each one taste in the mouth and permit your spit to blend with it and some of it to be consumed.

Perfect Amount: This is separated into four answers. There are individual measurements, day by day dosages and measurements for those exceptionally dynamic or in extremely hot or sticky conditions.

Drink the water at the same time. Don’t nurture your water. Think about your body as holding it instead of holding it in a container. The salt is the thing that permits your body to store it.

One thing to note, numerous begin loosing weight. At times the weight reduction is emotional. The measure of water we need will steadily diminish as you take after the water cures convention.

In the first place: Never drink more than 32 ounces at one time or within a 2 hour period and never drink that much without salt.

Individual measurement: At ordinary movement level, 10 ounce of your body weight. So If you measure 135 lbs, you would drink 13 ounces. On the off chance that you measure 190 lbs, you would drink 19 ounces. Ten percent is fundamentally the initial two quantities of your weight on the off chance that you are in excess of 100 lbs and the first number in the event that you are under 100 lbs.

This is the gauge you nee to drink. In the event that you are dynamic, you will need to drink all the more relying upon the level of action.

There is science on drinking more. Pee Volume and Change in Estimated GFR in a Community-Based Cohort Study. Conclusions In this group based associate, decrease in kidney capacity was essentially slower in those with higher versus lower pee volume.

Perfect Time: 30 to 45 min

What is Dehydration?

Noting the inquiry, what is drying out obliges various answers. A fundamental, a more mind boggling physiological and an exploratory clarification.

The most fundamental meaning of parchedness, it is a condition when liquid is leaving the body quicker than it is being taken in. We detached water when we breath, sweat and pee. A few times we detached sweat from illness and from specific pharmaceuticals.

Your body is somewhere around 65% and 75% water. That water is put away inside two seas. One sea is inside and one outside the cells. To help you admire the distinction, inside your red platelets is water and outside the platelets is extra water loaded liquids that suspend the platelets. The same is valid for muscles, mind cells, skin and different cells.

There is a complex framework that aides keep up a parity, making beyond any doubt the most fundamental cells get water when there is a dry season in any piece of the body. At the point when there is a dry season in the body, the fundamental cells keep up hydration at the expense of harm to the less critical cells.

Characterize Dehydration: The Holistic Health View

To best characterize parchedness in well evolved creatures, first consider what hydration is.

At the point when a body is appropriately hydrated, the liquids both all around the cells are in equalization and at ideal levels.

Each one tissue, organ and cell in the body must have water to capacity appropriately. Your body depends on water to keep up body temperature, grease up your joints and evacuate waste materials. For good wellbeing, it is imperative to keep your body decently hydrated.

The organs, tissues and down to each cell, we need water to capacity appropriately.

Water helps grease up, evacuate squander, and keep up temperature and keep up circulatory strain.

Taking into account what it does, we like to utilize the meaning of lack of hydration as a dry spell inside our bodies.

Characterize Dehydration

The simplest approach to tell in the event that you are appropriately hydrated is the pee test. In the event that your pee is just about dismal or pale yellow, you are doubtlessly decently hydrated. One exemption to the pee test is pee after specific sustenances and supplements, which may be darker or of an alternate color.

Different evidences of fitting hydration is mental sharpness, expanded vitality, free of cerebral pain or mental disarray, and the eyes tearing legitimately.

Drying out Definition

Drying out is the point at which our bodies are in a condition of short of what ideal hydration or liquid levels.

Not at all like having water in a container or compartment where you can gauge the extent to which you have, our bodies are the vessel. The water in our bodies is inside our trillion cells and outside those same cells. Think about our bodies as being comprised of trillions of infinitesimal drops of water inside our cells and a meager layer of water outside our cells.

Presently think about the cells like grapes. At the point when there is insufficient water inside, they wither up. At the point when there is insufficient water outside, there is a drying and loss of oil and versatility.

When we go into lack of hydration, our bodies utilize a complex framework that both equalizations the water holds and verifies the most critical organs have enough water to survive.

In this dried out express, the water goes from the organs that can get by with the minimum water to the ones that require the most water.

This is the place dis-simplicity begins, in different organs relying upon our hereditary make up, eating regimen and life eye cyst.

About This Interview
You’ve been reading from an exclusive interview with Dr. Batmanghelidj, author of Water For Health, For Healing, For Life.

Dr. B. is also the founder of the National Association for Honesty in Medicine and author of, Your Body’s Many Cries For Water.

Look for his new, upcoming book, “Obesity, Cancer and Depression: Their Common Cause and Actual Cure.”

Learn more about Dr. B. at

Published on Apr 4, 2012

– 4 False Assumptions of 20th Century Medicine
– Caffeine’s Effect on the Body
– Artificial Sweetener’s Effect on the Body
– Modern Voodoo Medicine
– Water’s Life-Giving Functions in the Body
– The Brain’s Water Requirements
– Cell Physiology and the Two Oceans of Water
– Histamine: A Neurotransmitter in Charge of Water Regulation
– Dehydration Produces Pain and Disease
– Salt is Vital
– Dehydration and Stress
– 4 Major Consequences of Dehydration
– Drought Management and the Origin of Disease
– Joints Require Water and Salt
– Cancer
– Prostate Cancer….
– The Body’s Water and Salt Requirements
– 3 Natural Steps to Health
and plus much more ………………….

Tank The Dinosaur “Just Outside the Box” by Valerie Brown Cheers

Tank the Dinosaur “Just Outside the Box”

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”  ~ Albert Einstein

One day Tank The Helpful Dinosaur will have stuffed animals which translate different languages for you and will teach you all the greetings and salutations!

Rhymes are a critical piece of youth. Their rich dialect and their rhythms, mitigated us and roused us as we were growing up. As a guardian today, it imperative to pass on this profitable asset to our kids. Take the time to impart your most loved rhymes to your youngsters and watch the learning start.

Fables and tales are significantly more than basic stories to captivate and delight our kids. In spite of the fact that these fantastical stories are imperative for cultivating kids’ creative energy and innovativeness, numerous additionally contain important lessons that can offer novel learning open doors. We have aggregated various lessons from mainstream children’s stories to help you and our kids reveal the significant lesson in your own most loved fable.

Abilities TAUGHT

Dialect or language Skills – Rhymes help kids learn word endings and their controlled meter helps youngsters in their starting perusing endeavors.

Thinking Skills – Rhymes help our brains review words and realities, in this manner prompting early achievement.

Music Skills – Rhymes help kids learn tunes less demanding.

Literature – Nursery rhymes bring excellent writing to youngsters at an early age.

Creativity and Innovativeness – Rhymes empower youngsters to begin making up their own particular rhymes when they are preschoolers.

Respect toward oneself and self-esteem – Children increase pride and trust in themselves when they figure out how to suspect the last words in a rhyme.

Here are a few fun and famous nursery rhymes and some may be a little be changed according to Tank’s humor and we have made them “Just Outside the Box.”

Cinderella ~ the story of Cinderella can remind youngsters to act properly actually when encompassed by awful conduct. Cinderella was regularly treated unjustifiably and unkindly by those around her, yet her choice to stay kind and mindful was in the end compensated.  So, the fairy Dinogoodmother comes to try the shoe on Dinorealla, after having no luck with it fitting the evil, sister of Dinorella, and the shoe fits and they live happily ever after!

Chicken Little ~ perusing the Story of Chicken Little can help instruct your youngsters the significance of turning into a basic scholar and helping them settle on choices focused around solid sources. In this story, Chicken Little and her yard companions did not do either and they paid a high cost for accepting imperfect proof and data.

Humpty Dumpty ~ the last word of this fable is again, which leads us to believe Humpty was a survivor and kept getting back up again and again! All the king’s horses, and all the kings men; we believe were like his extended family which were his inspirational motivators,  whom encouraged him to get back up and helped him. Even though the actual nursery rhymes make it seem like Humpty was a failure, we don’t think he was at all, and could not have been just because that last word was AGAIN!

Little Red Riding Hood ~ In Little Red Riding Hood, your youngsters can take in the imperativeness of being cautious whom to trust, and also to think basically. In spite of the fact that the young person emphasized in this story was at first tricked by the wolf, she was in the end ready to derive that her “grandma” was not in the least who she gave off an impression of being right away.

The Three Little Dinosaurs ~ The Three Little Dinosaurs can educate your youngsters the vitality of expanding upon a robust establishment, such for their training with Math and Reading projects. In this story, the three little dinosaurs with the home made of blocks wound up outmaneuvering the hungry wolf. This is like how understudies with a solid establishment in math and perusing can have favorable element in their general scholastic vocations.

The Little Mermaid ~ The Little Mermaid can encourage urge your kids to attempt new things and wander outside their safe place occasionally. Albeit taking a stab at something new can be alarming, it can likewise be exceptionally compensating. In the wake of perusing this story, your youngsters may be shocked by what they find themselves able to finish.

Rapunzel ~ Reading Rapunzel to your children can help them think outside the box for a solution to a problem. Your children may already have all the tools that they need to succeed, just like Rapunzel.

THE GIFT OF RHYME ~ by Jean Warren
Share the wonder, share the time.
Give your child the gift of rhyme.
Give her words that hold a beat,
Fun to remember, fun to repeat.

Give her words that always flow,
whether said fast or spoken slowly.
Give her friends that entertain
Give her words that never change.

Share the wonder, share the time
Give your child the gift of rhyme.
(C) Warren Publishing House

“Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.” ― G.K. Chesterton

Valerie Cheers Brown

2015 January 21

Hunza People of Northern Pakistan ~ Alkaline Water

The things which we can learn from other healthy cultures are here waiting for us to travel to and let’s go and visit Northern Pakistan and see how and why they live long healthy lives!

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The people of the Hunza valley drink alkaline and ionized water that naturally occurs

Hunza Valley is located at 7,999′ in northern Pakistan and is the home of the longest lived people on the planet. The high mountain valley is surrounded by the Himalayan mountains with the mountain in the photo to the left rising to 25,551′. Northern Pakistan is blessed with the greatest mass of high mountains on earth where the Himalaya, Karakoram, Pamir’s, and Hindukush all meet!

As much as the valley is famous for its beauty, the people of Hunza are noted for their friendliness and hospitality. The local language is Brushuski but most people understand Urdu and English. The literacy rate of the Hunza valley is believed to be above 90%, virtually every child of the new generation studies up to at least high school. Many pursue higher studies from prestigious colleges and Universities of Pakistan and abroad.

The Hunza People are uniquely healthy and free of disease. Many studies have been done and it is believed that their simple healthy diet of carefully grown organic food and the glacial, living water is their secret to health and long life. Hunza drink directly from glacial streams in the high Himalayas. It is fresh, invigorating, life enhancing, free radical scavenging and delicious.

The Hunza have the longest lifespan in the world and this has been traced as related to the water that they drink and their natural diet. Hunza water is an example of perfect natural water. Hunza has people who routinely live to 120-140 years, in good health with virtually no cancer, degenerative disease, dental caries or bone decay. Hunza people remain robust and strong and are also able to bear children even in old age. Research has proven conclusively that the major common denominator of the healthy long-living people is their local water.

Dr. Henri Coanda, the Romanian father of fluid dynamics and a Nobel Prize winner at 78 yrs old, spent six decades studying the Hunza water trying to determine what it was in this water that caused such beneficial effects for the body. He discovered that it had a different viscosity and surface tension. Dr. Patrick Flanagan and others continued the research. They found Hunza water had a high alkaline pH and an extraordinary amount of active hydrogen (hydrogen with an extra electron), with a negative Redox Potential and a high colloidal mineral content. The water is living and provides health benefits that other types of drinking water cannot. Similar natural water properties and longevity are found in other remote unpolluted places such as the Shin-Chan areas of China, the Caucasus in Azerbaijan, and in the Andes Mountains.

What kind of exotic, ill-tasting grub do these Hunza people eat, you are wondering. Strange as it may sound, virtually everything the Hunzakut eat is delectable to the western palate, and is readily available in the United States – at least if your shopping horizons do not begin and end at the supermarket.

Not only is the Hunza diet not exotic, but there’s really nothing terribly mysterious about its health-promoting qualities, Everything we know about food and health, gathered both from clinical studies and the observation of scientists who have traveled throughout the world observing dietary practices and their relationship to health, tells us that it is to be expected that the Hunza diet will go a long way towards improving the total health of anyone, anywhere. The Hunza story is only on of the more dramatic examples of the miraculous health produced by a diet of fresh, natural unprocessed and unadulterated food.

Maybe you’re wondering: are the Hunzas really all that healthy? That was the question on the mind of cardiologists Dr. Paul D. White and Dr. Edward G. Toomey, who made the difficult trip up the mountain paths to Hunza, toting along with them a portable, battery-operated electrocardiograph. In the American Heart Journal for December, 1964, the doctors say they used the equipment to study 25 Hunza men, who were, “on fairly good evidence, between 90 and 110 years old.” Blood pressure and cholesterol levels were also tested. He reported that not one of these men showed a single sign of coronary heart disease, high blood pressure or high cholesterol.

An optometrist, Dr. Allen E. Banik, also made the journey to Hunza to see for himself if the people were as healthy as they were reputed to be, and published his report in Hunza Land (Whitehorn Publishing Co., 1960). “It wasn’t long before I discovered that everything that I had read about perpetual life and health in this tiny country is true,” Dr. Banik declared. “I examined the eyes of some of Hunza’s oldest citizens and found them to be perfect.”

Beyond more freedom from disease, many observers have been startled by the positive side of Hunza health. Dr. Banik, for example, relates that “many Hunza people are so strong that in the winter they exercise by breaking holes in the ice-covered streams and take a swim down under the ice.” Other intrepid visitors who have been there report their amazement at seeing men 80, 90, and 100 years old repairing the always-crumbling rocky roads, and lifting large stones and boulders to repair the retaining walls around their terrace gardens. The oldsters think nothing of playing a competitive game of volleyball in the hot sun against men 50 years their junior, and even take part in wild games of polo that are so violent they would make an ice hockey fan shudder.

Apricots Are Hunza Gold

Of all their organically-grown food, perhaps their favorite, and one of their dietary mainstays, is the apricot. Apricot orchards are seen everywhere in Hunza, and a family’s economic stability is measured by the number of trees they have under cultivation.
They eat their apricots fresh in season, and dry a great deal more in the sun for eating throughout the long cold winter. They puree the dried apricots and mix them with snow to make ice cream. Like their apricot jam, this ice cream needs no sugar because the apricots are so sweet naturally.

But that is only the beginning. The Hunza cut the pits from the fruits, crack them, and remove the almond-like nuts. The women hand grind these kernels with stone mortars, then squeeze the meal between a hand stone and a flat rock to express the oil. The oil is used in cooking, for fuel, as a salad dressing on fresh garden greens, and even as a facial lotion ( Renee Taylor says Hunza women have beautiful complexions).

Besides apricots, the Hunzakut also grow and enjoy apples, pears, peaches, mulberries, black and red cherries, and grapes. From these fruits, the Hunzakut get all the vitamin C they need, as well as the other nutritional richness of fresh fruit, including energy from the fruit sugars. From the grapes, they also make a light red wine that helps make their simple fare into more of a real “meal”. Observe the apricots drying in the sun in the photo to the right.

Hunza Chapatti Bread typically is made fresh each day from stone ground grains, primarily, wheat, barley, buckwheat and millet. These delicious flat unleavened breads are an important part of a nutritious diet of grains, fruits, dried fruits, and veggies. They drink substantial amounts of “Glacial Milk” which is milky colored water fresh melted from base of glaciers, rich in rock flour and minerals.

Another great Hunza health secret concerns the considerable amount of time each day devoted to physical exercise. Most exercise is done outdoors in order to take advantage of the pure mountain air, which in itself has a beneficial effect on health. Although a large part of their day is spent outdoors, working the fields, the Hunzakut do a lot more than that.For one thing, they take regular walks and a 15 or 20 kilometer hike is considered quite normal. Of course they don’t walk that distance every day, but doing so does not require any special effort.

You should also keep in mind that hiking along mountain trails is a lot more demanding than walking over flat terrain.Of course we’re not suggesting that you move to the mountains and become a farmer to stay fit and add years to your life! You don’t have to change your way of life completely in order to stay healthy and live longer. But one thing the Hunza life-style does prove is that exercise is very important for health and longevity.
Walking for an hour each day, something most people can manage, is excellent for both your body and your mind. In fact, walking is the simplest, least costly and most accessible form of exercise there is. And contrary to what you may think, it also provides you with a complete workout. So get in step with the Hunzakut and start walking!

Thank you Barbara and Lilly for this incredible share and now sharing and caring for others!

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Mentor Mondays – Richard Branson

I think Richard Branson is the greatest, and this takes him even more to the top in my book, when it comes to helping new entrepreneurs.  The new millennnium is about entrepreneurship and working hard to work for yourself and in the beginning, very very hard, and after you work hard there will be many teamplayers, partners, etc. and then you pray and work and work and pray!

If you do decide to go to college like I did, college can be used as an awesome tool towards making those dreams come true. With going back to college I gained knowledge about many different companies, many mentors, implemented papers into projects with visions, and started following those who were where I am going to, working consistently and diligently as if you are already there! And then came my business partners, etc.

If you follow your passion and follow with dedication, and are passionate with those who are already where you are working hard to get to or mentors, you can make your passion become a dream come true too f you really act like you want it!  There is nothing better than having a mentor and following them, and watching them closely how they work and, asking questions and seeing others asking them questions, yet, you keep working hard and constantly and consistently coming up with ways to better our world, with your business is the key. And when I say work hard, I mean as if you are already where your partners are, and show them that you are a worthy partner, who would work well with their team and dedicated and honest hard worker with ideals for success!

In other word, work your dream and show that you are about business and are a certified business partner already, and not just sleeping your dream!

Mentor Monday, is the icing on the cake, and I am totally in! This is the best concept ever, and we thank you Sir Richard Branson!

I hope you enjoy this article and Mr. Branson’s first video, as much as I did and anything which I come in contact when it comes to Sir Richard Branson, I take it and hold onto it as if it were mine for the keeping! Anything Sir Richard brands, I am on it and take it very seriously! I wish much success and hope to all of the new entrepreneurs out there, and hope you enjoy this tool too! It is so sad, I had to become sick and tired of being sick and tired, to realize that I have been working all of my life, with so many talents which can benefit myself, my many partners, stakeholders, etc. Entrepreneurship is the way to go!  ~ Enjoy!

In this first video, Richard Branson explains how his mentor, Sir Freddie Laker, was integral to Virgin Atlantic succeeding in the airline business.

Mentor Mondays will be released every Monday morning, when we all that need bit of inspiration to kick start the working week. These bite size chunks of knowledge from bright business brains will give you the impetus to take a leap into the unknown, inspire you to keep a fledgling idea alive, or take the next step into turning your dream into a reality.

Watch Richard Branson’s Mentor Mondays video above, and let us know below or on social why mentorship is so important to you.

Welcome to the first Mentor Mondays, our new weekly film series sharing fun and informative insight into the importance of mentorship. To start the series, Richard Branson lets us know why he believes mentorship is so crucial for any entrepreneur…

Finding a mentor is a turning point in the careers of many people who, and can make a difference for those who are just starting or, seeing the first glimpses of success, or are well established.  Young and old alike have contributed to the series, along with some famous names, entrepreneurs changing business for good and those on the cusp of exciting breakthroughs.