THE EXTINCTION OF AUTHENTICITY

Life is hard. Just navigating all the necessary bullshit is frustrating enough. I can do without all the unnecessary stuff. Gossip, rumors, competition, backbiting, jealousy… Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to distinguish a person’s real intent just by looking at them? What happened to authenticity? Sometimes I feel like asking people to fill…

THE VULGAR CONCEPT OF SELF

Society as a whole has a lot to learn about internet privacy and etiquette. Adults are constantly having to educate themselves in order to teach kids how to be safe and smart. We never really think we need to worry about what they are saying about us. I was afraid to share this story since…

BULLYING: THE PUBLIC SECRET

My guest today, Lisa A Listwa, was a high school teacher for fifteen years and she has a LOT of great things to say about this topic.  I can’t even IMAGINE what being a teacher to teenagers is like.  I am good with my ONE kiddo at home.  Actually, who am I kidding?  I can…

SPREADING RUMORS 

I have had several submissions on the topic of cyber bullying alone and this first submission is from Darla Halyk. Social media is the new weapon of choice and it has been used to cause numerous devastating consequences for children and adults alike.  One single comment can go from private to shared with hundreds of…