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  1. Writing from New Zealand

    by , 07-08-2012 at 09:01 PM
    Hello to you all!

    .. I am looking forward to corresponding with five inmates real soon. I was to late to get my emails on 7th delivery date, so have to wait for 20th delivery date now.

    I think this writing to prisoner scheme is tremendous, and very beneficial to prisoners. I can only hope that I can make their days so much better, and receiving mail will be awesome for me as well, from both sides of the World.
  2. 4. Charlie and the inmates’ factory

    by , 07-08-2012 at 06:52 PM (A Diary in the Raw)
    For a couple of hours I went through a bunch of web sites proposing inmates ads.

    As a stranger, I’m upset about trying to write as correctly as I can and I’m very careful of the meaning of words. I was surprised that some of these sites treated female inmates such as “babes”, “dolls”, “chicks” most of the times added by “behind bars” or “in jail” and so on…

    Those are women, female inmates; someone’s daughters or mothers. They deserve to be treated as human being first ...

    Updated 07-08-2012 at 07:33 PM by Saoirse

    Tags: diary
  3. Emotional Intelligence in Prison

    by , 07-07-2012 at 02:56 PM

    According to theorist Daniel Goleman emotional intelligence is a combination of factors. It is the ability to know what you are feeling and managing those feeling while making good decisions. For example, being emotionally intelligent means “calming yourself when you're anxious and handling your anger appropriately. It's maintaining hope in the face of setbacks, having empathy and being able to get along with people” (Brown, 1996, para. 4). Several studies have shown by teaching ...
  4. yay louisiana for getting computers in prison

    , 07-06-2012 at 10:49 PM
    My son is healing from accident playing baseball broke bones in 2 places in lower arm and went threw surgery plates and screws in arm now, we are praying it won't effect his career. He will graduate next month from college for mechanic. I am a very proud mother and he will hopefully be out by next year.
  5. Greetings From New Zealand :-)

    by , 07-06-2012 at 06:13 PM
    I am new to the Forum but have been writing & getting to know two Native Americans over the past 2 & 1/2 years now & built an amazing relationship with one in particular. Came across him by accident really, was doing some research for a story I was writing & it took me to this site. :-)
    It's great to know there is a community out there that makes contact & is there for those who desire it.
    I too have learnt a lot from my 2 & will be forever gratefull for their
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