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Myths About Domestic Violence?

There are lots of myths about domestic violence and what it is and is not! Having a clear understanding will enable you to make good choices in your life. Here are some of the things victims of domestic Violence might say about their abuse to try to lessen it. It will get better he/she only…

Verbal Abuse Is Very Damaging To You

  This is another type of abuse and often happens as the first stage of domestic violence. It can be just little unkind comments in the beginning until it ends up happening all day long. Until the person who experiences this loses themself and they start to believe the bad horrible things that are said…

Role Models Why These Matter

We have all heard about having good role models but why do these matter and do they make a difference. Well research has found that having good role models do really matter in children’s life.  Just having one person like this connected to a child makes all the difference in the world. Someone for them…

All Lives Matter Black or White

All lives matter black white or any colour or race we are all the same and have the same needs. We all need to feel valued and have the same rules. I would like to live in a world where every life matters and has value feels a part of the world. Here in Australia…

When The System Does Not Listen To You

When the system does not listen to you it can be very hard to fight. You are angry you feel violated and sometimes alone.  You need to fight on until you get heard in a peaceful way. It is easy to lash out i know i understand how that feels because I too was violated…

Mental Health and Domestic Violence

  Mental Health and Domestic Violence   Many domestic violence victims suffer with mental health issues as a result of domestic violence. Some of the mental health issues you can have are depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, sucide thoughts and self harm. If you suffer from these then you need to get some support…

Elder Abuse what is it and what can we do about it?

Here is some helpful information I wrote to help you to stop elder abuse happening to your loved ones.    The signs of Elder abuse? Unexplained marks on the body  Breaks for no reason  Reacting differenly than normal Withdrawn behaviour, being very stressed Unexplained amounts of money gone Feeling frightened and afraid, not being themselves…

What Are Healthy Boundaries?

We have all heard people talking about boundaries but what are these and why are they important. The first step to being able to have better boundaries are to learn about what they are. So here is some information to learn about what they are why they matter and how we can use them. Often…

Support A Victim Of Domestic Violence

We all know of stories of victims of domestic violence and you will often ask but why does she not leave? The answer to this is varied but here are some common ones. Fear, old beliefs keeping them stuck, no support, no where to go, no way out, no money to go anywhere, no way…

What Are Personal Core Values?

These are beliefts and values that are true to us and we use to guide our life. We all have our own personal values that we believe in and live by. When picking friends I look at their core personal values so that I know what they believe in.  It tells me how they will…