Monthly Archives: October 2015

How Losing Weight Restores Self Confidence

There are a lot of people who do not feel good about themselves because they feel that they are too fat. Some people have also lost their self confidence because they have gone through a lot of hardships. There are always different reasons why people have lost confidence in themselves.

The first step that you have to do is make sure that you will know the reason why you have lost your confidence. If you have already figured out that weight gain has made you lose your confidence. You now have to make sure that you will lose the weight that you have gained.

You have to remember that weight loss should not be done in the wrong manner. You have to do it the right way. This means that you have to do the following:

  • Exercise – You have to remember that losing weight can be done correctly although it may take some time. For instance, exercising can help people lose weight but very fast. Still, this can be good enough.
  • Pay attention to the food that you eat – Do you usually eat food that are full of fat and carbohydrates? You have to remember that the food that you eat will have an effect on your body.
  • Make sure that you will keep track of your progress – You know that for every step that you take will be helpful to you.

If ever you would sometimes lose track with your weight loss or losing weight is not as happening as fast as you would like, you have to remember not to lose hope because it will happen eventually. You may get to know more from truvision now.

Be a foster parent this Christmas

If you want to do something worthwhile this Christmas, you can begin by opening up your home with Grant parts for orphans. Be a foster parent this Christmas!

You don’t need to be rich to let an orphan enter your home and spend Christmas with them.

You can inquire at the institution of your choice to find out how to be a foster parent. I’m sure orphanages will be glad to grant wishes of deserving families.

You can make so many homeless children happy even for a short while.

Teach kids to protect themselves: Say No!, Run, Tell

Be alert to sexual abuse. If you’re a mom you’ll do anything to protect your kids from harm. Here are some things that kids need to know about tricks offenders do before the abuse begins. And if in case your child spotted a potential abuser teach them to say No! Instruct them to Run as quickly as possible away from the would-be abuser. And be able to Tell parents, guardians or someone who could be trusted about their experience until someone helps them.

  1. Offender says you are special, different or the only one who really understands him.
  2. Treats you differently  from other kids. Gives you special privileges. Treats you like an adult while he acts like a kid.
  3. Wants to take you pictures.
  4. Says he is teaching you sex education by showing you pornographic pictures or movies. He shows his body or touches yours.
  5. Puts lotion or ointment on you when your mother or others are not around (even when you don’t need the ointment).
  6. Offender hangs around school, yard or park where children play. Tells you “not to tell”. Asks you to keep a “secret”.
  7. Does not let you have friends or does not let you do things that other kids your age do.
  8. Comes into your bedroom for no reason.
  9. Asks  you to do things that involve physical contact or touching of private parts.
  10. Offenders wants to spend time alone with you. Makes excuses  for you to go places with him.
  11. Asks questions or make accusations about sex between you and your boyfriends.
  12. “Accidentally” comes into the bathroom when you are taking a bath. Not respecting your privacy.
  13. May fool your parents into allowing you to be “friends” through bribes and other tricks.

Some tell tale signs here could give you a cue and save a kid you know from the trap of an abuser. Please listen to every story your kids are telling you.

Profile of abuser

The sexual offender can be of any age, gender, and from any race, culture, religion, income level, or profession. Most abusers are men (80-85%), are well known to the child and frequently have a position of responsibility and trust for the care of the child. Studies indicate that only about 10% of the offenders are strangers to the abused child. 20% of the offenders are pedophiles (who tend to have a large number of victims).

Help line
Philippine National Police (PNP)
Hotline 117
Or call your local PNP Office
Rescue
Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
Call your local DSWD office
Bantay Bata
Hotline : 163

Source: http://www.cptcsa.org/childrens.php