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.
Don’t hold yourself back from your greatness just because you’ve made some mistakes or because other people – or life – has hurt you.
A gift to administrators, counselors, and educators, this free Be Strong resource was developed and written by veteran school psychologist Israel “Izzy” Kalman and presented by accomplished youth motivational speaker Brooks Gibbs.