The 7 Emotional Needs of Children
onlinecounsellingcollege: All children are born with emotional needs. These needs must be met by the adults in their life if they’re to grow into confident and independent adults. The acronym PARENTS summarises children’s needs (Protection, Acceptance, Recognition, Enforced limits, Nearness, Time and Support). Protection: It’s crucial that all children feel safe and secure. This is essential for...
fromonesurvivortoanother: bearkvlt: [serious trigger warning: rape, abuse, transphobia, transmisogyny, descriptions of physical and verbal violence against trans women] submarinedreams Have you ever heard of the word “trap.” I thought you might because it’s a word you use When you see someone cute Perhaps someone a lot like me Or something A trap is a girl who gets her drinks for free After...
Rick Santorum (may have) caught himself calling... →
world-shaker: I’m all for suggestions on what else he might have been going for that starts with a “nig” sound. Because nothing’s coming to mind.
Ernest Hemingway’s Top 5 Tips for Writing Well →
amandaonwriting: Rather than embracing the flowery prose of the literati, he chose to eschew obfuscation at every turn and write simply and clearly. So let’s see what Ernest can teach us about effective writing. 1. Use short sentences. Hemingway was famous for a terse minimalist style of writing that dispensed with flowery adjectives and got straight to the point. In short, Hemingway wrote...
Beware of Codependent Relationships!
onlinecounsellingcollege: Codependency is an unhealthy form of love. It is where my need to take care of you compromises or harms my quality of life. Although it’s usually seen in romantic partnerships, it can occur in any relationship, including family, peers or friends. Characteristics of codependency include: 1. I feel good about myself when you like and approve of me. 2. Your problems...
'Going Solo': What's the Appeal of Living Alone? →
newshour: 1950: 22 percent of American adults were single, 4 million lived alone, accounting for 9 percent of all households. Today: More than 50 percent of American adults are single, and 31 million (about one out of every seven) live alone. They make up 28 percent of all households.
Woman Dies After Being Dragged From Hospital
rubyshimmer: BTW THE ENTIRE INCIDENT IS ON VIDEO! Anna Brown, 29, died on the floor of a jail cell within an hour of being dragged from St. Mary’s Hospital. As blood clots spread from her legs to her lungs the hospital staff was busy refusing her further treatment. She was arrested because she refused to leave, she said she was in too much pain to stand. So she was carried to a squad car and...
rich-people-problems: Saturday Night Live: Season 37, Episode 11
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is...– Ernest Hemingway (via asterisk-)
90sjamz: Aaahh!!! Real Monsters | 1994-1997
How I Went From Writing 2,000 Words a Day to... →
keithcalder: Some wonderful tips on becoming a more efficient writer. The advice is mostly for novelists, but I suspect it would apply just as well for screenwriters.
COUNSELLING BLOG: 5 Things a Counsellor Should... →
onlinecounsellingcollege: 1. “I know how you feel.” No-one really knows how another person feels. It sound patronizing and lacking in empathy. It limits exploration of the client’s feelings, and understanding more fully how things appear to them. 2. “It will be all right.” How do you…
Nine Things That Happen When You Film Police... →
anticapitalist: 1. You’re exercising your right to film police. You do have the right to film cops. This right is codified in the Constitution under the First Amendment. In the past year, New England’s highest Federal court ruled that filming cops is protected by the First Amendment. You don’t need any special reason for doing so. You don’t need permission from any bureaucrat. You don’t...