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Mindblowing film ‘Beyond Right and Wrong’ about the power of dialogue

“In Beyond Right & Wrong, a woman who survived the death of her five children wonders if she can forgive the man who killed them. A victim’s daughter strikes up an unusual friendship with the bomber who killed her father. … Continue reading

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Violence against women—it’s a men’s issue

Jackson Katz calls on us all (especially men) to stop being bystanders and become leaders of change when it comes to violence against women.  Personally I would like to see us do this when it comes to violence of any … Continue reading

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Why Domestic Violence Victims Don’t Leave

Why Domestic Violence Victims Don’t Leave – Leslie Morgan Steiner tells her own chilling tale of abuse in what she calls ‘Crazy Love’. Note the various stages of relationship: Seduce and charm; Isolate; Introduce the threat of violence; Regular abuse. … Continue reading

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As inequality rises, so too will conflict

Inequality is increasing rapidly in many countries around the world.  The video below provides a better understanding of inequality in New Zealand (a good number of the graphics include other countries, such as USA and parts of Europe). Journalist Max Rashbrooke explains what happened to … Continue reading

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Family arguments? – Just talk to them

“All I can say to anybody out there is if you’re having arguments with your family, talk to them, even if you don’t like it just talk to them,” said Colwyn, father of Shane Topi who drowned in the Easy … Continue reading

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He doesn’t like me! – clues that people drop

“He doesn’t like me!“ How would we normally react when one of our friends or colleagues says something like this?  Disagree – “Of course he likes you“, or make a judgement call – “You’re just being oversensitive!”  We think we’re … Continue reading

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Compassionate Parenting – What are you needing?

We are more able to care for others if we first care for ourselves.  Take a moment to reflect on what you are needing in your life and your relationships, and how those needs might be met, before doing the same … Continue reading

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