Inspirational new book about ‘Living On Purpose’ with Author and Transformational Coach Amy Eliza Wong
In her new book Living On Purpose: Five Deliberate Choices to Realize Fulfillment and Joy Transformational Coach Amy Wong writes about people who are plagued by feelings of dissatisfaction in spite of accomplishments and success. She examines the questions about whether someone is living the life they’re meant to lead, while providing easy-to-follow practices that help shift the mindset away from pervasive feelings of deficiency and dissatisfaction to ones of freedom and possibility.
Column: Her son needed someone to play catch with him. Her neighbor came through, and then some. A beautiful example of the best in us.
Lakeview mom Carmen Cruz asked Facebook if someone could play catch with her 13-year-old son and Ashvin Lad answered the call. A friendship was born.chicagotribune.com
Joaquin Castro says lack of Latinos at Golden Globes is 'unacceptable'
While the nation watched the Golden Globes Sunday evening, Joaquin Castro noticed a lack of Latino actors, writers, and creators in the award show. "Latinos are almost completely missing at the @goldenglobes – it's unsurprising and unacceptable," the San Antonio native politician said. Twitter user Robert C. quote retweeted Castro's tweet and wrote that there are Latino writers, producers, and directors in waiting. "It's time the streaming companies step up and change patterns not just mirror the status quo," the user pointed out. Bustamante's film "La Llorona" was nominated for "Best Picture" for a foreign language film.chron.com
Be Still, our Texas hearts: These converted silos on Vrbo are the stuff of country living dreams
Nestled on 10 acres about eight miles outside the tiny Texas town of Round Top, the cottages are built in and around converted, vintage silos. With interiors that look like they’re pulled straight out of a Chip and Jo fixer upper, the three one-bedroom structures are the stuff of country living dreams. “My husband and I had a wonderful time during our stay at the silos,” wrote Renee, who stayed in August 2019. We would stay again!”On Vrbo, Joy boasts the title “Premier Host,” a designation reserved for rental hosts considered a cut above the rest. Why blab on and on about these one-of-a-kind accommodations when we can let these photos talk the talk for us?
JD Health shares close 56% higher on their market debut in Hong Kong
GUANGZHOU, China — Shares of JD Health, the health-care arm of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, surged on their debut in Hong Kong. JD Health issued 381.9 million shares pricing them at 70.58 Hong Kong dollars each. Those shares were trading at 94.5 Hong Kong dollars at the market open. Shares rallied throughout the day, hitting an intra-day high of 123.3 Hong Kong dollars, up nearly 75% from the offer price. JD Health's shares were priced at the top end of the 62.8 Hong Kong dollars to 70.58 Hong Kong dollars marketed to investors, CNBC previously reported.cnbc.com
Comfort dog brings smiles, comfort to local hospital staff battling against COVID-19
She is the result of a partnership with Joy Comfort Dog and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church & Lutheran Church Charities. The veteran comfort dog has trained for thousands of hours and has responded to several crisis situations across Texas, including the mass shootings in Santa Fe, El Paso and Midland. Joy’s latest job though is to help bring smiles and provide comfort to first responders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. So to be able to help in someway brings joy to our team as well,” said Stephanie Knea, with Joy Comfort Dog Ministry and Lutheran Church Charities. I think that all the nurses know who Joy is in our hospital, and they’re so excited for that,” said Welty.
Saturday Sessions: Mt. Joy performs "Death"
Saturday Sessions: Mt. Joy performs "Death" Mt. Joy founding members Matt Quinn and Sam Cooper knew each other as Philadelphia high school students, meeting up years later in Los Angeles to form the band. Their first hit, "Astrovan," took off on Spotify before another song, "Silver Lining," took the top spot on Billboard's Adult Alternative Chart. Joy join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to perform "Death."cbsnews.com
Saturday Sessions: Mt. Joy performs "My Vibe"
Saturday Sessions: Mt. Joy performs "My Vibe" Mt. Joy founding members Matt Quinn and Sam Cooper knew each other as Philadelphia high school students, meeting up years later in Los Angeles to form the band. Their first hit, "Astrovan," took off on Spotify before another song, "Silver Lining," took the top spot on Billboard's Adult Alternative Chart. Joy join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to perform "My Vibe."cbsnews.com
Saturday Sessions: Mt. Joy performs "Strangers"
Saturday Sessions: Mt. Joy performs "Strangers" Mt. Joy founding members Matt Quinn and Sam Cooper knew each other as Philadelphia high school students, meeting up years later in Los Angeles to form the band. Their first hit, "Astrovan," took off on Spotify before another song, "Silver Lining," took the top spot on Billboard's Adult Alternative Chart. Joy join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to perform "Strangers."cbsnews.com
Justice Department Observes National Missing Childrens Day
National Missing Childrens Day honors his memory as well as those children still missing. Todays announcement is part of the 37th annual commemoration of National Missing Childrens Day. Missing Childrens Law Enforcement Award: This award recognizes the extraordinary efforts of law enforcement officers who made a significant investigative or program contribution to the safety of children. The Department also recognized Elliana Conrad, a fifth-grader at the Antonia Crater Elementary School in Newberg, Oregon, winner of this years National Missing Childrens Day poster contest. Additional information about National Missing Childrens Day is available online.justice.gov
Justice Department Honors Wisconsin Task Force Director and Special Agent for Capture of Child Molester
The Department of Justice today awarded the Attorney Generals Special Commendation to Criminal Investigation Director Matthew Joy, Commander of the Wisconsin Department of Justices Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in Appleton, Wisconsin, and Special Agent in Charge Jesse Crowe, Supervisor of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force for the Western District of Wisconsin. The perpetrator was arrested, convicted, and is now serving a sentence of 11 years and 3 months in federal prison. Director Joy and SAC Crowe are the epitome of persistence and commitment in law enforcement, said Katharine T. Sullivan, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs. Instead, this website features information about the awardees and statements from Office of Justice Programs Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Administrator Caren Harp. The year 2020 marks the 150th anniversary of the Department of Justice.justice.gov
As If We Needed More Good News, Hurricane Season Could Be Busy
The CSU team uses statistical modeling and historical information to generate a very early season estimate of the number and relative strength of hurricanes. This year, they are calling for 16 named storms and eight hurricanes with four of those becoming major hurricanes. During that time, the typical year averages 12-13 named storms. By comparison, 2019 had 18 named storms and six hurricanes with three of those reaching major hurricane strength. The statistical peak of hurricane season is in the second week of September.houstonpress.com
Humane Society says 'Baby Yoda' cat was released from care without their 'knowledge or consent'
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. -- 'Baby Yoda' cat is no longer in the care of the Humane Society, according to a post on the rescue group's Facebook page Tuesday.In the post, Humane Society of Rowan County said Joy, better known as 'Baby Yoda' cat , was released without the organization's "knowledge or consent" to a person who claimed to own the cat.A North Carolina woman found Joy with a large neck wound and an upper respiratory tract infection in mid-December. The woman asked Humane Society of Rowan County for help, and one of the non-profit's veterinarians started treating Joy for her injuries. In the meantime, Joy captured the hearts of internet users for her resemblance to "The Child," the breakout star from the "Star Wars: The Mandalorian" series.In six days, Facebook users donated over $1,250 to help Humane Society of Rowan County pay for Joy's medical bills.Humane Society of Rowan County said the organization would still likely be responsible for Joy's veterinary bills. "We pray that Joy, still with unhealed wounds and not fully recovered, will be given proper medical care and make a full recovery," the organization said in its Facebook post.abc13.com
From "Star Wars" to "Joy," a peek at holiday movie releases
Director, J.J. Abrams’ fresh look at the nearly 40-year-old "Star Wars" franchise is just one of more than 40 new releases hitting theaters in the last six weeks of the year. ScreenCrush.com managing editor and film critic Matt Singer joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss what to watch for among holiday releases.cbsnews.com
2/12: Remembering Bob Simon; Joy in the Congo
2/12: Remembering Bob Simon; Joy in the Congo Bob Simon's way with words was so extraordinary that calling him a wordsmith doesn't do him justice. "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley, a colleague of Simon's for years at "60 Minutes," remembers Simon as a courageous reporter with an unrivaled ability to bring a story to life; and, In honor of the late Bob Simon, the "CBS Evening News" aired a condensed version of his popular "60 Minutes" piece: Joy in the Congo.cbsnews.com