New Bullying Statistics

Is bullying really getting worse in schools? It’s a hot topic in the news, but real statistics on bullying are few and far between. I’m very grateful to the team of bullying experts at WalletHub who put together these new Bullying Statistics for 2016 »

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3 Times to Step In When Your Child Is Bullied

As a parent, I know what it’s like to have a child come home from school after being bullied. It breaks your heart. The struggle for many parents is to know when to step in and intervene, and when to step back and give kids the space to try and solve

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3 Times to Step Back When Your Child is Bullied

This article has the potential to make a lot of people angry. As a full time anti-bullying speaker, would I ever advise parents to “step back” when their kids are bullied. Well… yes. Sometimes. But that doesn’t mean we should refuse to help them. What I mean is: there are

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How to Respond to a Bully (In the Moment)

A lot of parents tell their kids, “Don’t let the bullies get the best of you.” It’s a popular thing to say. It has a nice ring to it. Obviously no one wants to give the best parts of themselves to a bully. The crazy thing is: this same saying

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3 Mindsets: Creators, Consumers, and Critics

As a youth motivational speaker, students often ask for my secrets to success. In my new book, Victimproof, I have a bonus chapter on this very topic. But recently I added another secret to my list: BE A CREATOR. Most people live their lives as CREATORS, CONSUMERS, or CRITICS. The

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The Top 3 Obstacles to Setting Goals

If you’re confused, stressed out, or frustrated, it’s probably because you’re not setting great goals. You need a clear vision. You need a plan. Here are my top 3 obstacles to setting great goals (and how to overcome them). I even put them in this fancy-pants chart! Neato…

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