Bullying, sociologically speaking, is an unwanted behavior that brings a power imbalance. You are surely bullied if someone spreads rumors about you or attacks you physically or verbally, and you feel excluded by the rest of the group (ex: work team, class, etc). In recent times is born cyber-bullying that takes place using modern technology (ex: creating fake social network profiles, e-mails, text messages, and phone calls). One in every four children is bullied, but in 85% of case, there is no intervention.
One of the most popular questions I hear after posting a new outdoor wintertime shot on social media is “How do you stay warm outside like that?” Quick answer to that is simply put: I definitely do not.
I’ve always struggled with a strong temper, and it would almost always manifest itself via my mouth: yelling, cussing, and verbal attacks were my standard coping mechanisms when I’d get overwhelmed or frustrated by life. While that may not seem like a big deal, it becomes a MASSIVE problem when children are anywhere in the Anger Fallout Zone. As a kid, I was often on the receiving end of my mother’s Verbal Hiroshimas, because that’s simply what happens when you’re a stay-at-home mother of 7 kids and don’t have a support system to help you cope. Not wanting to repeat that experience with…
The south of Italy is rich of charming abandoned places, fascinating ghost towns which every year attract hundreds of tourists and curious people.
Editor’s Note: One of the things that we’ve aspired to is choosing spokesmodels who were not just beautiful on the outside but even more beautiful on the inside. To let you glimpse some of the heart behind our 2015 European Spokesmodel, Danna Victoria, we had her share a bit about the school of creative writing she founded to help school children in Serbia explore their passions and dreams! My “School of Creative...
We hide our scars, both physical and mental as if they were shameful things to be buried in the darkest part of our hearts and minds.
Somehow these things become marks of shame; they separate us from others.
But really think about it. We live in a world that has teeth and it has sharp edges. Tragic and painful things rain down