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Most Recent Learning Resources

What “13 Reasons Why” Can Teach us About Anti-Bullying Laws

I greatly enjoyed the first season of the Netflix mega-hit series, 13 Reasons Why. The show is broadly considered a series about bullying, though doing so trivializes it. Unless we wish to call all negative behavior “bullying,” it is only marginally about bullying. It is about the myriad of painful complexities of life for adolescents, their schools, and their families.Yet the show does have something important to reveal about bullying, or more accurately, one aspect of bullying, namely, the movement to get rid of it.

Thriving This Summer

I was thinking about what summer was like for me when I was a teenager, which was not too long ago! I remember one summer in particular, between my seventh and eighth grade year. I had a couple of friends who I hung out with every single day and I remember we spent a lot of time talking about things we were struggling with. All three of us had our own challenges but I honestly remember that being one of the best summers of my life!

We Are Wired to Learn

About two years ago, I decided to write a book. The problem was, I didn’t know where to start. That is, until I attended an event and learned of an online book writing program that promises your book will be published in 90 days. Sounds great, right? Well, 90 days into this program, I had about 40 pages typed and felt like it was going nowhere. So, I dove back into the online program and learned more about the reasons why I was stuck. I corrected those habits and kept on going. Then came the editing process.

I’m Golden

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.

South Charleston Middle School Students Assigned Seats at Lunch for a Cause

One Kanawha County middle school is taking a proactive approach to bullying prevention. They’re doing that by mixing up the seats in the lunchroom and making sure that no one sits alone. “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].

The Secret about Body Shaming

Perhaps the most common form of bullying is what’s become known as “body shaming.” This, obviously, involves making fun of our bodily imperfections or differences. It is especially easy to get upset by such insults because we tend to be sensitive about our bodies. We all want to look good and to be seen as perfect. Thus, when people make fun of things that we, ourselves, have difficulty accepting, we feel hurt and humiliated. It’s bad enough that we badger ourselves about what’s “wrong” with our bodies. We hope that others don’t notice, and we hate it when they bring it out into the open with an insult.

To Be a Beacon or to Hold Space

When you are a beacon, you are viewed as a guide and leader for others. And a good leader knows the way, goes the way, and most importantly, shows the way.

Forgiving Your Way to Resilience

One thing I do that helps me to be resilient is practicing forgiveness. Sometimes I say really stupid things, I do stupid things, and when I think about those experiences it stings really badly. When I feel the sting, I tell myself out loud, “you’re a good person, I forgive you, lesson learned, moving forward.”

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