Emotions have the greatest influence on how we learn, process, communicate, set goals and organize our lives. Emotional health needs to be a primary focus.
Perhaps the most common form of bullying is what’s become known as “body shaming.” This, obviously, involves making fun of our bodily differences.
Do you say “good morning” to strangers? I went for a hike and said “good morning” to just about everyone I passed. About 90% of the instances, I initiated it.
Not all bullying interventions work. So instead of complaining about the school, start working with the school about how to prevent bullying and teaching the kids to be resilient to it.
A little bit of kindness can make a huge difference in someone else’s day and even yours. It does not hurt to be kind. Start with a smile!
Bullying is not just a teen problem. Practical advice to help you overcome adult bullying and to help in bullying prevention.