When a person or a group of people uses force, coercion or intimidation for aggressively abusing or dominating others, it is known as bullying. This bullying behavior is often repeated and habitual. Bullying can be physical, sexual, or emotional which is often expressed in a verbal way. Some recent statistics have clearly shown that almost all school aged children experience bullying at some level during their academic careers.
Bullying usually includes some social or physical imbalances between the parties involved. Bullying culture can arise in any environment where human beings interact with each other. The long lasting impacts of bullying are very dangerous and they include anxiety, depression and sensitivity. Efforts should be made to stop bullies from bullying among school aged children, otherwise it can affect the victims throughout their school age and their professional lives thereafter.
There are many creative ways to stand up to bullies. Let us have a look at some very useful methods to stand up against bullying: Continue reading →
All living things have a life force field around them. It is generated in humans because of the electrical impulses in the brain and in the nervous system, and the beating heart. The field responds to emotion.
In the olden days the force field was called the aura by the Theosophists. It was said to have colors in it but there was a “holier than thou” property to it all, people with a purple aura were considered more elevated. Continue reading →
Written by voluntary contributor Azadeh Vafaee 16th June 2014
All of us are looking for an ideal relationship in our life: a relationship full of love, kindness, trust and confidence. But what percentage of people actually reach this goal? This question is important, especially during the last two decades where we see a considerable increase in the numbers of people who prefer to live alone. Continue reading →
A global report showing that Australia has one of the lowest rates of violence against women is hardly a cause for celebration, according to social welfare groups. Domestic violence is becoming the “Greatest Social Epidemic”of our time. Below is an aussie newspaper article on Domestic Violence.
The World Health Organisation’s first international study into the prevalence of violence against women found that one in four women in high-income countries have been abused by their partners, compared with a third of women worldwide. Continue reading →