undoing the culture of silence

7 SIMPLE WAYS TO CARE FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

7 SIMPLE WAYS TO CARE FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

People hear the word mental health and they want to hide. But mental health is simply part of your health and caring for it is simple. So we want to share 7 simple ways to care for your mental health. The thing about these is that they are so simple, they often get overlooked. This …

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international day of the girl child 2022

3 WAYS TO CELEBRATE YOURSELF ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD! Yes, in our world it is not over. In fact, every day should be girl child day! This post highlights 3 WAYS TO CELEBRATE YOURSELF ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD. You may just be finding out that October 11th (yesterday) was the International Day of …

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3 things never to say to someone who is depressed

3 THINGS NEVER TO SAY TO SOME WHO IS DEPRESSED

I know the word ‘Depression’ is scary to so many of us, that we would rather not ‘deal’. Sometimes, we try to help, but the wrong words comes out. So in today’s write-up, we want to share with you 3 things never to say to someone who is depressed. But first… ….What is Depression? The …

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THE MAIN CAUSE OF SEXUAL VICES & MISBEHAVIOURS

THE MAIN CAUSE OF SEXUAL VICES & MISBEHAVIOURS

Ever wondered what the main cause of sexual vices and misbehaviours are? Sit tight, I’m about to share with you my true life experience. When I was a kid, there was a popular TV drama I loved watching; Super Story. It was a family TV drama that most Nigerian families looked forward to on Thursday …

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Dear Younger Me…

Dear younger me, I just want to let you know that we turned out okay! Last week I got this picture of my younger self from a cousin, I must have been eight years old. What do you think I did first, looking at this picture? I looked long and hard at this picture, and …

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8 DANGERS OF DEALING WITH SEXUAL ABUSE TRAUMA IN SILENCE

IT’S no secret that sexual abuse usually causes trauma in its victims. And there are dangers in dealing with sexual abuse trauma in silence and alone. Sexual abuse victims have to deal with painful, and sometimes, conflicted feelings during and after the abuse. At a point like this, they need help from a family member, a …

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Why sexual violence survivors stay silent

“Why Now?” Answering the Question of Why Sexual Violence Survivors ‘Stay Silent’

As I resume writing again on loudislences.org, I was thinking about what people might feel about my ‘silence’ for the last couple months on this platform. While this was due to some life-evalution I was undertaking, I could not help but feel like I owed my readers an explanation.  But it was not the first …

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Silence is Consent! Do you Consent?

“Silence is consent! Why didn’t you say anything? You wanted it, just admit it”. Those were the words that kept swirling around in Made’s head as she clutched her purse and her shoes in one hand, while squeezing together parts of her clothes as if they would cover the imaginary nakedness she felt. Although most …

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woman thou art loosed indeed- ahead of international women day 2021

“Woman, Thou Art Loosed”

“Woman, Thou Art Loosed”! It is a book title authored by Bishop T. D. Jakes. There is a movie on the title as well. I have read the book and seen the movie. You should see it or read it. Thank me later. *wink* DISCLAIMER- many men will see ‘WOMAN’ and be like this is …

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