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The Parental Guide to Bullying and How to Defeat It – Part IV
If there is an Issue, Report It Immediately – This is where your undivided attention benefits you. As you listen to all the “problems and stress” your child encounters, listen close for signs that indicate your child is a victim of bullying. If you hear of anything that doesn’t sound normal coming from your child’s talk, contact the teacher and/or principal and alert them. It’s better to let school officials and administration investigate the issue than you trying to solve the issue yourself.
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How Conquering Fears Helps You Move Ahead Faster – Part I
Everyone has something to fear. This fear can be about creepy spiders or slithering snakes crawling around. Fear can be about being left alone, standing on top of towering structures or climbing tall ladders. There’s the fear of being a failure, being rejected and being intimate with someone. There are fears about terrorist attacks, nuclear war and gang violence… even driving a car.
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How Our Engaging Meetings Produces the Leader in You
Are you wondering if we have boring meetings that will put you to sleep? Skeptical about participating in activities that you are not interested in? At Destined Shades of Purpose, we provide entertaining meetings to help empower you to become a future leader in the community.
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The Parental Guide to Bullying and How to Defeat It – Part III
Many bullies share some common personalities between each other. Some are overly outgoing and aggressive in action. Others may be seem quiet, but secretly have ideas of spreading damaging news.
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Understanding Depression and How to Get Energized – Part III
Depression doesn’t have to be the reality of life. It doesn’t mean that you won’t be able to change how you feel. The key to recovery from depression is starting small and working on it daily. If you are suffering from severe depression, it’s best to seek medical help. There are several treatments for depression that are effective. Therapy, medication and other alternative treatments are available.
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How Empowerment through Leadership Got Us Started
Destined Shades of Purpose started off as a small thought inside my mind. I knew I have always wanted to help others achieve new goals and become successful in life. However, I didn’t know how to do it or which route I should take. Then – in (year it happened) - something clicked inside my brain…
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Four Ways How Forgiveness Will Make You Stronger – Part II
Making a choice to forgive someone is the first step into moving forward in life. Destined Shades of Purpose has composed the best ways you can use when you have been hurt by someone.
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How Fundraising Helps the Destined Shades of Purpose Fund
Our organization was founded upon one mission: To encourage and mentor young girls into becoming strong leaders within the community. The Destined Shades of Purpose Fund is a vital part of accomplishing this. It enables us to develop and deliver educational resources, activities and events for girls and young women. The Fund also helps support the organization’s operation.
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The Parental Guide to Bullying and How to Defeat It – Part II
Most people can handle an occasional name calling. However, not many people can react positive when people are hitting you or spreading vicious rumors across the Internet. Some obvious signs to look for include low self-esteem, inability to concentrate, stress, depression or anxiety. Other signs to look out for if you suspect your child of being bullied include:
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Understanding Depression and How to Get Energized – Part II
Did you know that depression is a major risk factor for suicide? However, depression doesn’t have to be the reality of life. It doesn’t mean that you won’t be able to change how you feel. The key to recovery from depression is starting small and working on it daily. Symptoms of depression consist of:
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