How to Cope With Passive Aggressive Bullies

Interacting and coping with a passive aggressive person is complicated. Most of the time, her actions are complex, confusing and often used as a way of coping with stress, anxieties, and insecurities. People who are passive aggressive often deny that they are hurt, angry or offended. Yet, they will lash out at you in subtle and puzzling[…]

How to Handle Political Bullying on Facebook

Everyone has one—that Facebook friend that posts obnoxious, and sometimes offensive, political statements, articles, memes and more every day, multiple times a day. You know—that friend that has a strong opinion about anything and everything political. Even if you agree with her political views, you cringe at the inflammatory way she states her opinions.  […]

Toxic Traits of Workplace Gossips

View PDF   Gossip is poison to any environment, but it is especially deadly to the work environment. Gossip creates disruption and is specifically designed for the demise of others. Gossip comes from the individual who has the largest, yet most fragile, ego and who feels the greatest threat to their job security, self-esteem, popularity[…]

Build Self-Esteem and Prevent Bullying

Building self-esteem is a core component of bullying prevention. With healthy self-esteem, your teens will not only be more confident, but they also will be able to identify their strengths — and their weaknesses — and still feel good about themselves. Healthy self-esteem also helps protect teens from bullying. Bullies are less likely to target[…]

Effects of Bullying on a Child With Social Anxiety

Bullying in school can be a particular problem for children with social anxiety. The first step to helping a bullied child is to learn about the effects of bullying. Perhaps you have seen a change in your child’s behavior that has you worried and you might be wondering things such as the following:   What are[…]

How Workplace Cliques Harm the Work Environment

Every company wants its employees to get along. After all, teamwork is an essential part of a company’s success. But sometimes groups of employees form cliques at work. When this happens, it is detrimental to employee morale and can lead to workplace bullying. Cliques cause employees on the outside to feel like they are less important or worthy[…]

Types of Internet Abuse Used to Cyberbully

You might look at the internet in private, but anything you share can quickly become very public. Knowing these five types of internet abuse—which have been used by cyberbullies to embarrass, exploit and harass others—as well as strategies for protecting yourself against them, can help you avoid running into problems.   Social Exclusion Social exclusion might[…]