It most certainly exists throughout the gaming industry, on all levels, among workers. Instances of sexism and discrimination exist for female/gamer girl streamers, who are subject to anyone on the internet (not just gamers). BUT, looking only at gamers while playing online games, taking part in the culture, I’d say it’s not as big of an issue as it is made out to be. I also think it should be understood which environments, games, and communities toxicity is shown to exist in.Read More Is Toxicity In Gaming Culture A Gender Issue?
Veterans face a wide range of complex struggles as they attempt to reintegrate themselves back into society. There are a large variety of programs and services that are meant to assist the service member or veteran. How effective are they? What can be done differently?Read More Military-to-Civilian Transition
Forgiveness is one of the most complex concepts that I have struggled with throughout my lifespan. Forgiving yourself and others, especially those who have wronged or hurt you, are the most difficult things you can ever try to accomplish. What I’ve come to ask myself is, do I truly need to forgive others in order to heal and move forward?Read More Forgiveness Is Not Necessary To Heal
You may have already seen the warnings in social media posts, blogs, or articles online. Or maybe you associate the holidays or winter with suicide from watching classics like It’s a Wonderful Life or some other sad or depressing holiday film. There is so much in our media that tells us or has tried to get this idea to sink in for some reason.Read More The Winter And Holidays Suicide Myth
This latest social media frenzy is just too much not to go ahead and give my own view on. This past weekend Twitter was blowing up about two of the most polar opposite, unlikely individuals: Madonna & Nancy Reagan. Originally, this spawned out of a highly demeaning tweet targeted at Madonna by, of course, Abigail Shapiro.Read More Why is Nancy Reagan Trending With ‘Throat Goat’ on Twitter?