So how're your coping skills today fam? doing good self care? feeding, watering, and resting yerself enough for optimal functionality? Be nice to that sweetie in the mirror, it's been a rough week and it's almost over. Don't gaslight em into thinking they didn't do well enough just because the week's been a bitch.
The best way to protect communities and minimize harm is to build a culture that acknowledges people's ability to do wrong, demand accountability for those wrongs as a condition for being a part of the community, and allow folks to have the capacity for growth and improvement
This is the way that Restorative Justice can be used to build strong communities and relationships.
If you want to read more about this, I recommend Conflict is Not Abuse by Sarah Schulman
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@Cyborgneticz that's my whole account hahaha, one big self-snitch
"you/your feelings/etc. are valid" is imo one of the best things u can say to comfort someone bc it never attempts to tell someone how to feel about any particular situation
simply acknowledging and accepting that the way you feel is legitimate is very helpful to me, especially because i spend a lot of time doubting myself
Friendship n brene brown
Brene Brown breaks the elements of trust which are necessary for friendship to an acronym
This applies to everything especially to strangers as well as yourself. By holding these principles you are able to be generous to yourself and others can be generous with you.
Also Mr. Rogers mood
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