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

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

How to Help Kids with Hearing Loss Who Are Bullied


I had the pleasure of joining Alan Eisenberg of Bullying Recovery, LLC, as he hosted a Healthy University podcast focused on bullying and hearing loss. It is estimated that 30% of students in grades 6-10 have been involved in some sort of bullying incident and it is suggested that bullying… Continue reading

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

Melissa Wilson

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, a site that helps adult survivors of childhood trauma, particularly childhood… Continue reading

Healthy University: Episode 11 – Roy Eisenberg on Staying Positive through Adversity

Host Alan Eisenberg talks with his father, Roy Eisenberg, about facing difficult situations with a positive outlook Roy Eisenberg dealt with crippling encephalitis as a child, Lymphoma, and knee replacement more recently. Each time he used the technique of positive outlook and finding positive ways to fight his adversity. Roy… Continue reading

Healthy University: Episode 9 – Kristian Hall on Overcoming Depression

  Author Kristian Hall joins host Alan Eisenberg to discuss overcoming depression. Kristian Hall went through eleven years of deep depression as a teenager and student. He overcame his depression by practicing techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy and positive psychology. He took his true story and wrote a book on… Continue reading

Healthy University: Episode 8 – Alen Standish on Overcoming Perfectionism and Body Image

  Alen Standish is a husband, dad, app developer, writer and host of the Inner Effort podcast. Beginning in 2011, Alen learned to finally manage several of his own inner personal challenges including a 15 year struggle with an eating disorder and crippling perfectionism. Alen began podcasting in 2012 as… Continue reading

Healthy University: Episode 7 – Lynn Curry discusses Beating the Workplace Bully

  Dr. Lynn Curry from The Growth Company discusses her new book “Beating the Workplace Bully” with host Alan Eisenberg. Dr. Curry is the President of The Growth Company, Inc., Lynne Curry brings her clients a track record in management consulting; Board, manager and employee training; human resources and organizational strategy… 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 6 – Sharon Sayler discusses Mindfulness Unchained

Sharon Sayler is an international communications trainer, speaker, best-selling author and CEO of the strategic communications firm Competitive Edge Communications discusses Mindfulness Unchained with host Alan Eisenberg. Sharon is devoted to teaching professionals around the world how to be courageous leaders using critical communication skills. As a published author of… 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

Cyberbullying and Statistics Infographic

Cyberbullying has become a major problems for children and teens across America. Two startling facts to consider: 72% of teens have been the victims of cyberbullying in the past year 25% have been bullied more than once Despite it’s alarming prevalence, only 1 in 6 parents are even aware their… 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

Ten Great Anti Bullying Tips That You Can Use Right Away To Make a Difference In Your Classroom

SOME THINGS ARE RIGHT OR WRONG; BLACK OR WHITE. NO GRAY AREA. BULLYING IS ONE OF THEM I guess everyone has reasons for doing or saying certain things and behaving in ways that are hurtful, disrespectful, irresponsible and just down right inappropriate. Understanding these reasons help us as teachers set… Continue reading

Cyberbullying Infographic Tells the Story

Jen Martinson of Secure Thoughts contacted me with this very important and interesting infographic for cyberbullying that Secure Thoughts developed. I asked her if I could share and she also shared the below message with me for you to read. Thank you to Secure Thoughts for all the important work… Continue reading

Changing the Bad into Good

Three years ago, I fell into a depression. This should not have surprised me, as I started a website called “The Long-term Effects of Bullying”. Unfortunately, I knew that what I wrote was true, but thought that I had been recovered. But it wasn’t so. As anxiety and then depression… Continue reading

What Is “A Ladder In The Dark”?

I am happy to announce that, after eight years of blogging about the long-term effects of bullying, doing countless speeches to groups on the subject, and fighting for the issue to be recognized, that I am adding author to the mix of learning. Ironically a new study in England shows… Continue reading

The Workplace Punching Bag (A Personal Story)

I have learned through my website that bullying is not something that just ends at school age, but that bullies can grow up to be workplace bullies and victimization from bullying happens to adults as well. If that wasn’t clear before, it has become abundantly clear to me through stories… Continue reading