04th Jan 2015
Jian Ghomeshi.

Who benefits from a healthier workplace?

Although everyone benefits from a healthier workplace, employers stand to benefit the most. We’re constantly hearing the same stories, only with different players and circumstances. Two examples of extreme workplace...

27th Dec 2014
Coping With Bullies

Coping with bullies and surviving their cruel behaviors.

As someone who actively works on being a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, childhood bullying and workplace bullying, I’ve come to realize how much I didn’t know about coping with...

08th Dec 2014

Do internet safety contracts really work to help with cyber bullying?

I often get asked by parents if internet safety contracts, or some other such tool, is a good idea or just a waste of time for helping their child deal...

18th Nov 2014
Creating and running an anti-bullying program.

Dos and don’ts for creating and running an anti-bullying program.

All school officials, staff and parents should be scrutinizing the anti-bullying program in their schools. The following article is a great listing of dos and don’ts for creating and running...

10th Nov 2014
Break the bullying cycle.

Breaking the bullying cycle: It begins at home.

Breaking the bullying cycle can only begin at home. It is our responsibility to examine ourselves, our home environment, our own behavior and that of others our children are exposed...

30th Oct 2014
Bullying through a child's eyes can have horrendous consequences..

Looking through the eyes of love: Abuse through a child’s eyes.

I must admit I thought twice about publishing this article. It’s heart-wrenching… but then I realized that looking at abuse through a child’s eyes may be just what those who...

16th Oct 2014
job bullying

Workplace Bullying – A Silent Epidemic

Workplace Bullying has been a silent epidemic, but this is rapidly changing as more and more victims come forward. Dr.’s Gary and Ruth Namie, President and CEO respectively of the...

10th Oct 2014
Positive post-its campaign

Positive post-its campaign targets bullying and raises self-esteem.

In response to a disturbing bullying incident in her school, grade 11 student Caitlin Prater-Haacke started a positive post-its campaign. Caitlin attends George McDougall High School in Airdrie, Alberta. Caitlin...

03rd Oct 2014
NoBullying releases the guide to bullying and peer victimization today.

NoBullying releases the guide to bullying and peer victimization today.

Bullying and peer victimization are two negative aspects of school life for teens, children and even adults. NoBullying releases today the guide to what is bullying and what is peer...

02nd Oct 2014
victim becomes perpetrator

Abuse: Have I changed from victim to perpetrator?

“Have I changed from victim to perpetrator?” is a very important question to ask yourself. If you don’t immediately think the answer “yes” you may need to examine your behavior...

19th Sep 2014
Why is the Bully Bullying at Work? Debunking Some Myths About Why People Bully

Eyes wide open: Debunking myths about bullies and bullying.

While most of us don’t spend much time thinking about how to make another person’s life miserable, bullies do. Along with the increasing awareness of bullying and its consequences, some...

12th Sep 2014
There is a suspect in Amanda Todd's suicide.

Suspect identified in the investigation into Amanda Todd’s suicide.

In a post I wrote earlier for my Feathering the Empty Nest blog, “We Need Defined Laws Regarding Rights of Access to Internet Accounts, Users and Activities for Law Enforcement,”...