Purpose

This site is my meager attempt to use my website creation and management abilities to help raise awareness, provide information and resources about bullying and mobbing, and the resulting economic, professional and health consequences.

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Bullying

Bullying is intentional aggressive behavior that can take the form of physical or verbal harassment and involves an imbalance of power among, most notably in the schoolyard or workplace.

Mobbing

Bullying of an individual by a group in any context, such as a family, school, workplace, neighborhood, or community. When it occurs as emotional abuse in the workplace, such as "ganging up" by co-workers, subordinates or superiors, to force someone out of the workplace through rumor, innuendo, intimidation, humiliation, discrediting, and isolation.

Mental Health

A person's overall emotional and psychological condition, ranging from psychological well-being and satisfactory adjustment to society and to the ordinary demands of life to the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention.  

21st Jan 2018
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,”...

20th Jan 2018
adult on child bullying

Adult on child bullying can be devastating.

All of us have been exposed to adult on child bullying at one time or another. Most of it occurs in elementary school as our child tries to establish their...

19th Jan 2018
hostile work environment

Just what is a hostile work environment?

We have all heard the term “hostile work environment”, but do you know what it means? Unless you are an attorney, you may not quite understand everything that constitutes a...

18th Jan 2018
recognizing the bully in your workplace

Recognizing the bully in your workplace.

Recognizing the bully in your workplace can be difficult for anyone but the victim. The victim knows who is bullying them. They live it every day, stress about it during...

17th Jan 2018
Are you a body image bully?

Are you a body image bully?

I confess. I am a body image bully. It’s almost like I have to be sarcastic, insulting, or whatever in order to beat the next person to the punch. I’ve...

16th Jan 2018

‘Online disinhibition’ brings out the trolls.

There’s no other way to view the trend in ‘online disinhibition’ and trolls except as cyberbullying. Although it seems to be a fruitless and gargantuan pursuit, somehow this type of...

15th Jan 2018
mental health issues

How to talk about mental health.

Whether suffering from mental illness, or trying to understand it from outside, it is important for us all to talk about mental health. Although at a glance, this article may...

14th Jan 2018
Managing bullying and harassment in the workplace.

Managing bullying and harassment in the workplace.

Although we may think of managing bullying and harassment in the workplace as the responsibility of employers and HR departments, it’s also very much the responsibility of the employees themselves....

13th Jan 2018

Anger can be positive and negative, depending on how it is managed.

Despite common belief, anger can be positive and negative in that: if constructive, it can prod one into positive action; if destructive, it can seriously affect one’s ability to cope,...

12th Jan 2018
Mediation in sexual harassment and bullying

Sexual Harassment and Bullying: Mediation’s Role

This article examines the role of mediation in resolving sexual harassment and bullying issues in the workplace. By Bert BinderĀ  Sexual harassment and/or bullying in the workplace or in an...

11th Jan 2018
stop the bully at your workplace

How to stop the bully at your workplace.

As one who has lived through more than one situation dealing with workplace bullies, I wish someone had taught me “How to stop the bully at your workplace.” by Dr....

10th Jan 2018

Bullying bosses, double standards plague working women | WGLT

Millions of women responded to allegations of sexual harassment against figures in the entertainment industry, members of Congress and prominent journalists through the hashtag #MeToo. Workplace experts say there is...