How to Cope with Teen Anxiety

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Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength. ~Charles Spurgeon Being an adolescent in today’s world is challenging. Just managing your school work and social media identity alone can be overwhelming. Not to mention worrying about the future and your relationships. Whether you’re… Continue reading

When Our Past Abuse Becomes Our Current Anger

Woman Screaming

People won’t have time for you if you are always angry or complaining. ~Stephen Hawking There is something I have wanted to talk to you about for a long time, but it is difficult to write. Many times, I talk to teens and adults who have suffered through the long-term… Continue reading

Bullying and School Shootings – Facing the Truth

Blackboard with Blood

“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

What Every Adult Should Know About How Bullying Affects Adolescents

Boys bullying another

“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” – Joseph Campbell Bullying has been a problem for kids since as far back as most people can recall. However, what was once viewed as an unfortunate part of childhood has now become recognized as… Continue reading

The Mental and Physical Impact on Bullying in the Workplace

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“There is no gesture more devastating than the back turning away.” ― Rachel Simmons There can be severe consequences, both mentally and physically, to victims as a result of workplace bullying. In fact, according to the Workplace Bullying Institute, 35% of the workforce in the USA have reported being bullied… Continue reading

The Importance of Sharing our Bullying Stories

A New Dawn

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

Writing the Next Chapter on Suicide and Weapon Use Due to Bullying

Crossing The Line

I started my company, Bullying Recovery, in order to really try to make a difference in the way that our population handles the issue of psychological damage, due to bullying. Why do I do this? Because as the saying “Physician Heal Thyself” goes, I had to also go through my… Continue reading

A Podcast with Kirk Smalley from Stand For the Silent about the Issue of Bullying and Suicide

Kirk Smalley

This special and emotional episode of Healthy University features our special guest, Kirk Smalley. Kirk Smalley is a passionate speaker and activist on the issue of bullying and suicide. He was featured in the movie “Bully” and is the face of the Stand For The Silent movement.Kirk is on a… Continue reading