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Annapurna Base Camp Trek 2

I took this photo on the second day of the ABC trek and I absolutely love it. The sun was already quite bright but when I looked across and saw that white dog standing...

Help Victims Become Survivors 2

Help Victims Become Survivors

April, child sexual awareness month, is over. But let’s not forget this topic. Let’s keep it alive.One of the hardest things for a victim to do is to report the abuse. The abuser invariably...

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Eka pada Rajakapotasana

  I’ve been away from my blog because I’ve been trekking in the Himalaya on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Now that I’m back home, nursing sore muscles I’ve been investigating yoga poses that...

Wildlife on the Annapurna Trek 2

Wildlife on the Annapurna Trek

This yellow throated Marten was unfortunately not photographed by me as I wasn’t fast enough with my camera. On the second day of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek we had just set out when my...

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek 1

I’m back home, nursing my sore feet, dreaming of  magnificient mountains, crystal clear air and a certain slant of light that you see only in the mountains. I may have landed in Delhi but...

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Water

The water understands Civilization well; It wets my foot, but prettily, It chills my life, but wittily, It is not disconcerted, It is not broken-hearted: Well used, it decketh joy, Adorneth, doubleth joy: Ill...

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Spring

The Enkindled Spring This spring as it comes bursts up in bonfires green, Wild puffing of emerald trees, and flame-filled bushes, Thorn-blossom lifting in wreaths of smoke between Where the wood fumes up and...

Finally, I can remove my ‘mask’ 0

Finally, I can remove my ‘mask’

Finally, I can remove my ‘mask’ I wrote about The effects of child sexual abuse yesterday. The first of these is the loss of self esteem.Lorraine Mulvey, 41, has poignantly outlined how she changed as...

What are the effects of child sexual abuse 0

What are the effects of child sexual abuse

What are the effects of child sexual abuse? There are many ways that people experience the harm that results from having been sexually abused. Consider the following questions (Bass and Davis, 1988):  Self-Esteem Do...

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Rewind to Fast-Forward

 Between the ages of three and seven,  film director Sasha Joseph Neulinger was sexually abused by two of his uncles and a male cousin. After Sasha spoke up about the abuse, his father Henry,...

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