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|Animals Help Relieve Depression|
Deb Duxbury, BellaOnline's Animal Life Editor
Amidst economic strife, high unemployment rates, tenuous future security, and struggles with self-esteem, it is little surprise that depression is a chronic reality for many. One of the most effective ways to help combat this condition is by taking advantage of the human-animal bond.
|Ocean Plastic Pollution|
Farjana Amin, BellaOnline's Environment Editor
Oceans are in danger for many reasons, from oil drilling to plastic litter our every activity is responsible for the ocean pollution directly or indirectly.
|Understanding Privilege |
Andria Bobo, BellaOnline's Human Rights Editor
Privilege is the concept that some people are inherently given more advantages based on race, gender, social class, and other things. In order to have meaningful dialogues in human rights, we need to be aware of our own privilege and how it influences our world view.
|He is a Child Molester|
Erika Lyn Smith, BellaOnline's Missing and Exploited Children Editor
There are ways we convince ourselves that our loved one could never hurt a child. Instead we tell ourselves lies to prove to ourselves he could not be sexual predator. After all, how could we NOT know someone we love sexually abuses children?
|Coercion is not a choice!|
Suzanne Gregory, BellaOnline's Pro-Choice Editor
In this article, I clarify my abortion story, & include a poem I wrote to the child I never had.
|Stranger Danger for Seniors|
Pamela Slaughter, BellaOnline's Senior Issues Editor
Every day, intellegent, active, independent seniors are financially exploited or otherwise abused by strangers. This article will show seniors some of the techniques that are used by the predators that specialize in targeting seniors. Become aware, and empowered to protect yourself or a senior.
|August Heatwave of 2003|
Vance R. Rowe, BellaOnline's Today in History Editor
August 2003 saw a heatwave that killed thousands of people in Southern Europe and a power outage on the eastern seaboard that affected states from New Jersey to Michigan and parts of Canada.
|Why We Can't Say No|
Barbara Gibson, BellaOnline's Women's Issues Editor
Saying no sometimes feels hard because we fear conflict, failure or being labeled with the dreaded S word - selfish.
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
Spectorsoft EBlaster 6.0 Security and Monitor Soft
Installed in less than five minutes the eblaster software monitors the online activity of children. Providing email alerts to the designated email whenever a child receives or sends an email. Also, allows monitoring of chat rooms, key strokes, and instant messages. See who is talking to your child online.
Half the Sky
´Half the Sky´ is an inspiring book that shows how a little help can greatly change the circumstances of oppressed women around the world.