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How to Save Face: 6 Tips for Safer Facebooking

(This is a much-shortened version of the original article.)
August 5, 2010, By Jason

1. Know what you’re getting into
Facebook is a business. Facebook will always be free. But there is a cost. Facebook’s Privacy Policy - a short version: everything you post, every person you friend, every group you join will be made public to your “friends”, “friends of your friends” or “everyone”—depending on your privacy settings.
2. Secure your PC
What does 500,000,000 people on one website look like? To cybercriminals, it looks like a gigantic, unsecured goldmine. Updated Internet security is a must.
3. Use a unique, strong password
Create a complex password. Here’s a simple password system we recommend. You should also use different passwords for your all of your various accounts. Never let browser remember your password. Lock your PC when you step away from it.
4. Filter your friends So ask yourself this: Does everyone you email need to be your Facebook friend? Do you need to be friends with coll…

Conflict - how to handle it

• If someone raises an issue, ask them a question about what they have raised so they know you have heard and are listening.
• Set a time for private discussion.
• Don't second guess the other person
• Don't reinterpret what they are saying, let them have their own point.
• If it's confrontational tell them you need time to digest the information.
• Standing up to a bully. In a public space say, Why are you bullying me? Why does it give you satisfaction to keep bullying me? Please leave me in peace. If it carries on the teacher must confront the bully in front of the class, and the class must discuss it.
• You need to learn how to do something other than counter-attack.

Celebrities with Eating Disorders

Alanis Morissette
Alexandra Paul
Ally Sheedy
Amy Heckerling
Amy Winehouse
Ana Carolina Reston
Andrea Gruber
Andrea Marcovicci
Anna Freud
Anne Murray
Anne Sexton
Ashlee Simpson
Audrey Hepburn
Barbara Niven
Barbi Twins
Britney Spears
Bruce Vilanch
Calista Flockhart
Carre Otis
Catherine Bell
Catherine Hickland
Catherine Oxenberg
Cathy Rigby
Christine Alt
Christy Henrich
Courtney Thorne-Smith
Cynthia French
Daniel Johns
Dawn Langstroth
Elisa Donovan
Elton John
Elvis Presley
Felicity Huffman
Fiona Apple
Franz Kafka
Gelsey Kirkland
Geri Halliwell
Heidi Guenther
Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Jane Fonda
Janet Jackson
Joan Rivers
Joyce Maynard
Justine Bateman
Karen Carpenter
Kate Beckensale
Kate Bosworth
Kate Dillon
Kate Winslet
Katharine McPhee
Keira Knightley
Kellie Martin
Kirsten Dunst
Leila Pahlavi
Lindsey Lohan
Magali Amadei
Margaux Hemmingway
Maria Conchita
Mariah Carey
Mariel Hemmingway
Mary Kate Olsen
Mary McDonough
Melanie Chisholm
Meredith Vieira
Michaela Strachan
Mike Hukabee
Molly Jong Fast

Standing Up with Lead SA

1. Stand up for what’s right. If you’ve had a glass too many, let a designated driver take you home.
2. Stand up to corruption. Don’t bribe.
3. Stand up for morality. Report crime.
4. Stand up for your community. Get to know your neighbours.
5. Stand up against indifference. Take an interest in those around you.
6. Stand up for free speech. Listen to the other side.
7. Stand up for your future. Respect the environment.
8. Stand up for education. Read to your children.
9. Help instead of Hinder. Say yes when asked to do a favour, don’t look for excuses.
10. Acknowledge goodness. When you have something good to say, say it.

TED Political change with pen and paper - Omar Ahmad (2010)

getting elected officials to pay attention to your issue, advice from an officialofficials operate on reputation and preservation of selfthey are getting broadcast to all the time via email and phoned and meetings and contributionsletters work, staff picks them out but the officials read a fewhandwritten, once a month - they will call you when the issue comes upfour-paragraph format - what do you appreciate; what's on my mind (attack tactics not the person); give them an exit (you needed this information so you could do the right thing); here is the information or what information do you needsignature - establish your influenceoriginal to district, copy to headoffice