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Not Suffering Enough
Often in my personal and professional life I hear the phrases “Other people have it worse”, “It’s not that bad”, “I’m just having a moment”, “I don’t really have any problems” and “Nothing bad has really happened to me”. After further discussion, we determine while those phrases may be true there is a struggle going on inside needing to be validated and worked through. We tend to minimize the struggles we have in our... Read More
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Stop hostility, intimidation, abuse and bullying in school, in your personal life and in the workplace. Create bully-free relationships with spouses, partners, children, teens, friends, parents, bosses, co-workers and employees. Stop wishing for your problems to go away.  Instead, take effective action.   Easier said than done? Some of the best ways to stop bulling : Increase your independence, confidence and self-esteem. Develop the strength, courage, will and deter... Read More
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Imagine a future where therapists video chat with their clients.  It’s not as far away as you might think, and it’s only scratching the surface of how therapy is changing.  Therapy will always have the mission of helping people live a happier and healthier life, but the methods of working with and reaching clients are evolving rapidly.  A glimpse of that future... Roughly one in five adults in the U.S. experience mental illness every year. Approximately 6... Read More
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Twenty years ago, a bully was someone who stole your lunch money or someone who shoved you against a locker.  In today's age, bullies come in all sorts of forms.  It was easier to identify who was a bully when they fit a stereotype, but now, just about anyone can be a bully - your former best friend, the quiet kid in the corner of class, or someone you never met before - online or off. Bullies are told not to bully, but adolescents are rarely taught how to love themselves... Read More
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Take a moment and visualize your perception of a bully.  Is it a big brute of a guy towering over a little one?  Is it kids on the playground swarming some powerless pal?  Is it a couple of mean girls plotting? Well, yes.  All of the above.  But bullying goes beyond these youthful definitions.  There's a grownup version and it's thriving in the workplace. Today there is a gaggle of bully types and styles, some so subtle and insidious workers don't always realize ... Read More
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Cyber-bullying: It is a plaguing issue that seems to have no end in sight.  As parents, peers, teachers, friends, and family we can HELP protect those around us - protect them, protect yourself.  We all need to understand what cyber-bullying is, learn how to protect from it, and learn how to prevent cyber-bullying from happening. Here is an article that provides pertinent information relating to understanding what cyber-bullying is, protecting from it, and preventing it.  ... Read More
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What is bullying?
Suzie stands by her locker in the busy junior high hallway talking with a girlfriend. On one occasion, Jimmy, a popular football player, knocks into her while going to his class, causing all of her books to fall to the ground. He glares at her over his shoulder and says, “Get out of the way you fat cow.” Suzie was embarrassed and hurt by Jimmy’s actions. She did not wait by her locker for her friend the next day. She carried her books in her back pack to every class to red... Read More
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