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Posted in Sexual Abuse

Alex’s Story: Sexual abuse as a child in the UK – finding justice as an adult in NZ

Kindle Edition My name is Alex, I write under the pen name Alex James or A. James. I am currently 29 years old. I was…

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Posted in PTSD

Complex PTSD

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/complex/ Complex PTSD may be diagnosed in adults or children who have repeatedly experienced traumatic events, such as violence, neglect or abuse. Complex PTSD is thought to…

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Posted in Self Help

How to Beat Self-Doubt in 5 Seconds

Have you ever just felt like sh*t? Mel Robbins has. “In 2008, my husband’s restaurant business started going under, and it took our house, our…

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Posted in Family Violence

Joint Venture Budget 2020 Family Violence and Sexual Violence

Community organisations working at the frontline of family violence and sexual violence responses form the foundations of an effective, integrated system capable of preventing and…

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Posted in Self Help

BodySafe Tiaki Tinana

is an interactive secondary school programme that promotes healthy relationships by having open and supportive conversations about respectful relationships, sex and consent. The programme consists…

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Posted in Psychology

How to build your confidence — and spark it in others | Brittany Packnett

“Confidence is the necessary spark before everything that follows,” says educator and activist Brittany Packnett. In an inspiring talk, she shares three ways to crack…

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Posted in Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse in childhood leads to greater difficulty with adult relationships

https://aifs.gov.au/cfca/publications/long-term-effects-child-sexual-abuse/interpersonal-outcomes There is increasing evidence that children who have been abused, and in particular sexually abused, have greater difficulties with interpersonal relationships and especially trust…

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Posted in Crime

What to Do if Your Child is Being Cyber Bullied

But when cyberbullying is ongoing, the first step is obviously to talk to the child to make sure they are mentally, emotionally and physically well….

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Posted in Psychology

Don’t Let Your Children Take the Myers-Briggs

psychologytoday.com: Don’t Let Your Children Take the Myers-Briggs. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/quantum-leaps/202005/dont-let-your-children-take-the-myers-briggs?amp Michael Wilmot, who studies the theoretical structure of personality assessments, stated, “The thing about personality types…

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Posted in Racism

One’s own language is an internationally recognised human right

An Auckland cafe is facing a social media firestorm after a customer snapped a picture of a "racist" sign.https://t.co/ETWgoaVSWF — nzherald (@nzherald) May 27, 2020…

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