Humanity continues to struggle with the painful realities of sexual violence and how to respond. Our responses to disclosures of sexual violence are critical. We have the ability to lead people down a path of destruction or a path of healing, based largely on how we react.
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From crippling student debt and job insecurity to increased costs of living and lack of savings, many millennials aren’t ideal candidates for homeownership. Despite these challenges, however, they’re finding ways to make the dream of having a place of their own a reality.
From spearheading your company’s aid efforts to supporting local business and even conducting storytime over Skype, there are numerous ways to help while still maintaining social distancing. The crucial element revolves around the fact that you take stock of your situation, identify the needs, and then get proactive, offering support to those who need it.
Complaining about social distancing while well fed and entertained is a first world issue.
We live in a world of distractions. We’re glued to our phones and our own opinions, both of which make it difficult for those we love to communicate with us. Do you want to be a better partner? If so, you need to learn to let your spouse have their say – without interruption!
Thousands of laborers have headed home on foot after the national lock-down clearly reflect the high chances of acute shortage of labor once the restriction is over. It’s extremely concerning to see how coronavirus has a multifaceted impact on marginalized people which needs immediate action.
This task occupies me as I sit at home conscious of my own mortality, quarantined due to an epidemic which purports to be particularly dangerous to old people like me, knowing that all I bequeath to the next generation as stories and the lessons to be learned from them must be recorded.
I took these the other day, constrained as I am by the “virus’ to stick close to home and out of other peoples’ faces in the street photography that seems to be my next photographer development stage.
We are hopeful though, hopeful that we will find a way to drive down this road without all the obstacles and signposts that keep us distracted from the real issues at hand. It never ends, does it? It will go on forever and we will be lucky to have been a part of it; part of the road less travelled.
Leila Antakly travels to Peru, and discusses her personal journey and experience with Ayahuasca.