Weight as a social justice issue

When it comes to physical appearance, it’s not uncommon to hear people openly criticizing and judging others about their body size. Too fat, too thin; in personal conversations and throughout mainstream and social media, there doesn’t seem to be much regard for the impact the negative comments about physical appearance has on the individual.

Some call it the last acceptable form of discrimination, a key tenet in the discussion on social justice issues.

Staying safe in cyberspace

The Internet has completely transformed the way we live our lives. It has also transformed our definition of the term ‘personal security.’ Every action we take in the digital space leaves a trail, giving insights about our interests, our life stage and much more, in a way that wasn’t possible before.

In this ebook, we provide tips on staying safe online and on your phone in today’s world. When social media properties ask you for your birth date, should you provide it? Should you open attachments to texts?

How much confidence is good for you?

When you believe in yourself, other people are drawn to you. Confidence tells your colleagues and other people you encounter that you are valuable, important and deserve resources being given to you. That’s why being more confident will result in you being allocated more resources – everything from more staff to bigger project budgets.

Right? Maybe not…

Too much confidence can set you back.

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