So peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as inequality, poverty.
Poised at the starting line at a large track meet and your nervousness will initiate your body to become taunt and ready for action.Stressors can really help you out in a pinch, however, when stressors are a constant draining part of your life, then you need to learn how to control and combat them.Most of our jaws would drop if we knew that every minute almost 20 people are physically abused by their romantic partner. About 50% of men AND 50% of women report inflicting violence on their partners.Or if we knew that one in ten high school students report being hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend. Girls and guys are perpetrators of teen dating violence?!?! So why is it that today’s media coverage almost exclusively shows men as the perpetrators in relationship violence? girls are more likely than boys to be injured by relationship violence. Whether it's the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.
My attitude to peace is rather based on the Burmese definition of peace - it really means removing all the negative factors that destroy peace in this world.
In another article, we will explore signs of too much stress, prevention and tips for coping with the stressors in your life.
Break the Cycle and the National Dating Abuse Helpline have teamed up to offer the most comprehensive resource on the issue at loveisrespect.
Report inconsistencies you may see in yours and other people’s relationships to a trusted friend, family member, or the police. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
For more information on promoting safe and healthy relationships, please visit: Augusta Worthington and Mary Davlin attend Garrison Forest High School.
Stressors are events in your life that cause stress.