About bullyingrecovery

Alan Eisenberg is a Certified Life Coach with a niche in bullying and abuse recovery, Bullying Recovery activist, and author of "A Ladder In The Dark: My journey from bullying to self-acceptance". and "Crossing the Line". He has been writing and speaking to various audiences about the issue of C-PTSD and Bullying Recovery. Mr. Eisenberg has been featured on several print, radio shows and podcasts on this issue, including NPR and in the Boston Globe

Bullying and School Shootings – Facing the Truth

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“Hurt people hurt people. We are not being judgmental by separating ourselves from such people. But we should do so with compassion. Compassion is defined as a “keen awareness of the suffering of another coupled with a desire to see it relieved.” People hurt others as a result of their … Continue reading

A Look Back at Bullying Recovery in 2016: The Year In Review

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I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. ~Neil Gaiman … Continue reading

Bullying Tip: Silence Can Be Golden

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“Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.” ― Leonardo da Vinci In some ways, this article may seem counter intuitive. Some of the bullying tips shared here will, seem on the surface to be not what you think. That is because what many think are the correct tactics to handle … Continue reading

The Importance of Sharing our Bullying Stories

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Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. ~George Santayana When I first started out on this adventure to recover from the long-term damage that youth bullying caused me, I decided to do it with a blog website in 2007 and write down all the stories I could remember about … Continue reading

Healthy University: Episode 14 – Anti-Bullying Speaker Keith Deltano Shares His Experience Talking About Bullying to Youth

Keith Deltano

Award winning teacher, educational comedian and curriculum creator, Keith Deltano, talks with host, Alan Eisenberg, about the issue of bullying his experiences touring the country talking to youth, it’s ramifications, and what can be done about it. Keith Deltano is a winner of the teaching excellence award. His DVD and comedy CD have … Continue reading

Healthy University: Episode 12 – Melissa Wilson on Surviving Bullying and Conquering the Long-term Effects

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Host Alan Eisenberg talks with Melissa Wilson about her story of surviving childhood bullying, the long-term effects it had on her life, and the positive ways she copes with what happend in the past. Melissa is the creator of TheGrassGetsGreener.com, a site that helps adult survivors of childhood trauma, particularly childhood … Continue reading

2015 in Bullying Recovery. What have we learned?

Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you. ~ Jim Rohn At the beginning of a new year, it is … Continue reading

Healthy University: Episode 5 – Bully Proof Classroom with James Burns

Interview with James Burns founder of Bully Proof Classroom. He has almost 40 years of experience working as an administrator, teacher, college instructor, and seminar leader. He is committed to helping administrators, parents, and teachers establish standards of excellence and help them build successful relationships with their staff, students, and … Continue reading

CPTSD Is Bigger Than Bullying

Definition of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Complex PTSD is a disorder that develops following exposure to chronic, long-lasting traumatic events that generally involve some form of physical or emotional captivity, such as childhood sexual and/or physical abuse, domestic violence, or being in a prisoner-of-war camp. In these types of events, a … Continue reading

Healthy University: Episode 4 – Power of Yoga for Healing and Mindfulness

On this episode, Karen Jaynes from All Ways Yoga discusses the importance of Yoga and mindfulness to hep bring peace to our minds and our lives. Yogini, Student, Teacher, Celebrant, Life Coach, Optimist, Friend, Spiritual Enthusiast, Motivator, Entreprenur, Animal Lover, Servant of Peace, Hiker, Kayaker, and future Mountain Climber, Karen Jaynes, … Continue reading