I started learning a lesson about the time I was eighteen that I’ve kept learning throughout my life. And that lesson is that every new phase of life brings a new challenge that I’m going to have to deal with – especially when I think I’m golden.
“Just looking at other people and seeing that they’re not sitting alone, it makes me feel 100 times better,” said Allie Rosen, who’s the Student State Representative for [Be Strong].
Perhaps the most common form of bullying is what’s become known as “body shaming.” This, obviously, involves making fun of our bodily differences.
One thing I do that helps me to be resilient is practicing forgiveness, namely, forgiving myself.
Parents understandably want to be sure their children are safe, including from bullying. There are many tactics parents have tried, but some of them are obviously unwise.
Fear tells us that we’re about to go through something difficult without guidance, and that we are alone. Fear loves it when we don’t move.