Series:Bullying

What if We Loved the Bully?

What if we lived life above the norm in EXTREME LOVE; not seeking revenge, not speaking badly of our enemies, and refusing to stay angry? A good friend of our organization, Brooks Gibbs, wrote a book on bullying called, Love>Hate. Gibbs was a victim of bullying as well as a bully himself and in his…

When You’re the Bully…

For the past couple weeks I’ve been discussing the serious topic of bullying. Bullying is not a harmless act that should be brushed off. Bullying has very real emotional and psychological effects that can last a victim’s lifetime. Depression, anxiety, heightened feelings of sadness or loneliness are all issues that may persist into adulthood. But what…

The Very Real Consequences of Cyberbullying

It’s all over the media…you’ve heard the tragic stories. Stories of teens and young adults ending their life after they’ve been bullied through social media sites. The consequences of cyber-bullying are very real. So I ask myself, why does this keep happening? We all know how damaging it is to spew hate across the internet,…

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What to do if you are being bullied

If You Are Being Bullied: What To Do Did you know that 1 in 7 students in grades K-12 are either a bully or a victim of bullying? Or how about the fact that 90% of 4th – 8th graders report being victims of bullying. If you are being bullied, you’re not alone. Sometimes we’re…