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October 12, 2018
I am sure you looked twice at the heading of today's topic. Seems like I suggest you fight fire with fire. lol Let me put your mind at rest. I hate any form of violence. In this little write-up I would like to share some positive steps we all can take to successfully deal with cyber bullies.
Using the Internet, a mobile phone or a camera to hurt or embarrass someone is considered cyber bullying. It can be shared widely with a lot of people quickly, which is why it is so dangerous and hurtful.
In reality we can all become a victim of this problem, young or old. This is a worldwide problem and it is good to know there are many websites that are just waiting to support anyone who falls victim to this problem. (Links used in my research are at the bottom of this page)
Being safe from bullies online:
The way we react to rude or insensitive messages might contribute to the problem of cyber bullying. So it is good to remember the following when we are using emails, social media and even texting:
1. Nothing ever goes away once it is posted online. 2. “If you're insulting people on the internet, you must be ugly on the inside.” 3. Before you Post, THINK
May we all take good care of ourselves, our loved ones and ensure that we do not become part of the problem of cyber bullying but rather part of the solution to it.
October 18, 2018
In today's age folks so easily use the term "friends" when referring to those online or social media contacts as "friends". So what do we tell the next generation about true friends? I am sure we would like to list qualities like ...
October 16, 2018
We have quite a few purses on our website and I have a few in my cupboard too. I am certain you can say the same. And you might even have an old purse you inherited as a family heirloom. I was curious to know what the oldest purse was, ever discovered. What an exciting journey that was. What do you think?
1. How old is the oldest preserved purse? 2. And how far back can purses be traced in history?
October 08, 2018
Some time ago Sybrand and I decided on new curtains for 2 rooms in our house. He could choose the colors for the study and I could choose the colors for the master bedroom. I was very happy to choose a rustic brown color and Sybrand choose "light blue". I suggested "sapphire blue" but he stuck to "light blue". (I am sure it was sapphire blue though). In the end we were very happy with each others color choices and there was no (further) argument. lol
However that got me thinking about the different way men and woman see colors. It seems that I am definitely not the only one with this question - Do men and woman see the same colors?