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I had a couple of friends who I hung out with every single day and I remember 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!
I believe the most resilient people are those who learn, adapt, and then teach.
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.
Perhaps the most common form of bullying is what’s become known as “body shaming.” This, obviously, involves making fun of our bodily differences.
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.
The older we get, the easier it is to look back and identify times when we didn’t act as cool as we thought we were.
Recently, an 18-year-old student made national headlines by stabbing a fellow student to death and seriously injuring another. He said he did it because they bullied him.
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.