Monica Lewinski on Cyberbullying: Public Shaming As A Bloodsport Has To Stop

monica lewinski tedtalkIn 1998, Monica Lewinski went from being a private figure to “a publicly humiliated one”.

When Compassion and Empathy Are Missing

At the age of 41, Monica looks back at what happened when she was 22 and in love with the (married) President of the United States, Bill Clinton. “At the age of 22, I fell in love with my boss. And at the age of 24, I learned the devastating consequences.”

Yes, it’s still painful. Time hasn’t healed all those wounds.
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Ashley Judd Taking Jabs From Haters

ashley juddAshley Judd got the full experience of dealing with haters on Twitter when she casually tweeted comments as she watched a basketball game.

“This past weekend, Ashley Judd, actress, feminist, and Kentucky basketball fan, made a comment on Twitter about how her team’s opponent was “playing dirty & can kiss my team’s free throw making a—.” For this minor bit of shit-talking, hardly out of the norm within the craze of March Madness, she was — surprise, surprise — inundated with a barrage of misogynistic tweets.”  source

Because what happened to Ashley could happen to you

Using the context of the “anti-bullying” card game I created called “DramaGuru”, let’s take a look at what happened here. Because what happened to Ashley Judd can happen to anyone. Continue reading

Recognize the Pattern, Avoid the Trap

7018 As You Think Bruce Lee BW cow.pngNow that I’ve completed my first set of DramaGuru cards, I’m continuing to work on developing new ideas for more cards.

Protect Yourself At All Times!

The game is designed for players to learn how to “interrupt the pattern” of other people’s behavior. Once you understand how the people in your life operate, you can predict their next move and maybe, you’ll get two steps ahead of them.

Knowing what to do, and when to do it, will keep you from falling into traps.

How to “Recognize the Pattern, Avoid the Trap”
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