Sharing – A journalist’s guide on what to write — and what not to — when covering child abuse

Sharing – A journalist’s guide on what to write — and what not to — when covering child abuse

This is something that, I hope, more journalists will pay attention to, because there really is an important difference between calling something “a relationship with an underage person”, and child sexual abuse, or rape. It matters to be accurate about these things. But, it’s not just journalists. In 2020 with blogs, social media, forum sites…

Sharing – Toxic Childhood? 10 Lessons You Must Unlearn in Adulthood

Sharing – Toxic Childhood? 10 Lessons You Must Unlearn in Adulthood

If you’ve read much of anything around here, then I’m sure you’ll find it no surprise that I agree 100% with this: The hardest part of recovering from a toxic childhood isn’t just coping with the fact that your emotional needs weren’t met or that you were actively neglected or even marginalized, dismissed, or made…

Sharing – Reconnect To Reduce Anxiety and Reclaim Wellbeing

Sharing – Reconnect To Reduce Anxiety and Reclaim Wellbeing

Tonya shares some good advice in the article below, I’m only quoting part of it, so definitely check out the whole thing. But, I do recognize myself in this lately, and I do recognize that allowing myself to get disconnected has not been good for me at all. It’s easy to get so caught up…

Sharing – Stigma Keeps Us From Talking – Even To Each Other

Sharing – Stigma Keeps Us From Talking – Even To Each Other

I agree with what George says here about speaking out – Sometimes, when the others we’re concerned about include employers, spouses and children, it’s OK to exercise your right to just be quiet. At the end of the day, while we wish dealing with a mental health issue would be met with only love and…

Sharing – A Vital Self-Care Strategy Everyone Must Practice

Sharing – A Vital Self-Care Strategy Everyone Must Practice

This is an interesting way to consider self-care. Typically we think of things we do alone, taking a break from people, resting, relaxing, etc. as “self-care”. Those things are important, but we also need to feel connected, so this is an important part of self-care as well, staying connected to others. The best way to…