If you begin to notice changes in a friend—doesn’t go out as much, stops caring about things they were once passionate about—it could be a sign of an abusive realtionship. While it may be hard to watch your friend suffer an abusive relationship, it’s important you offer support. Giving support doesn’t mean you have to take on all of your friend’s needs by yourself, but there are small ways you can give them the strength they need to get back on their feet.
Check out the loveisrespect blog for more info about how to be there for a friend.
Experience the Healing Power of Silence - BK Jayanti - 1/4
This four-part video provides a calming, meditative lecture on acknowledging and valuing silence in our lives.
“Katniss is very skinny… How much do you weigh?”
Body shaming is never ok. Kudos to Jennifer Lawrence for pointing that out and getting the interviewer back on track, especially since she shouldn’t have to in the first place.
Happy Monday! Let’s all be this courageous every day this week. You can do it! :)
Anderson: On the red carpet for the Oscars last year you changed your look… kind of and it seemed to flip people out. People were writing about this, blogging about this. And Gabby at the Olympics recently, when she did really well I saw people commenting about her hair and stuff. I just thought it really odd that people notice this so much. Do you find it strange that people comment on how you appear so much?
YES, Viola Davis! You look amazing, woman!