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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.
Most of the time, it’s in the unscripted moments where we find connection and relationships forming in our lives.
People often become bystanders when there are others who need help. Choosing to help can make a big difference simply by alleviating someone’s worries and assuring that everything’s going to be okay.
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.