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.  

10th Jan 2018
negative and positive reinforcement

The key to balanced parenting can be illustrated with math.

I was intrigued by this author’s illustration of balanced parenting using standard mathematical equations using positives and negatives, and the possible combinations of positive and negative ‘actions’ and the resulting...

09th Jan 2018
Cyber-bullying among pre-teens

Cyber-bullying among preteens on the Rise

Cyber-Bullying Among Preteens On The Rise  By Jacqueline Itson The major increase of preteens exposed to the internet through computers and cellular phones has lead to a rise of cyber-bullying...

08th Jan 2018
one of the seven deadly supevisors.

The seven deadly supervisors.

During my forty years in the work force, I have worked with every single one of the seven deadly supervisors. I’ve found that a key sign there is an issue...

07th Jan 2018
preventing bullying suicide.

Bullying suicide: the worst consequence of not dealing with bullying.

Bullying is a serious issue and must be dealt with accordingly, or it could lead to the worst of all consequences – bullying suicide. Before I created this site, I...

06th Jan 2018
How TV Teaches Children to Bully

Bullying and media culture: How TV teaches children to bully.

In today’s culture, it is absolutely true (and concerning) that TV teaches children to bully. Even the commercials for these television shows highlight the worst of these occurrences to draw...

05th Jan 2018
bullying victims

Recovery Center Spearheading Bully-Proof Treatment

Orange County Recovery Center Spearheading Bully-Proof Treatment New Anti-bullying Laws Only Go So Far NEWPORT BEACH, /PRNewswire/ Morningside Recovery of Orange County, California, is pioneering a special treatment program for...

04th Jan 2018

The legacy of trauma: How parents can pass on pain through their genes.

Two recent,  relevant research papers, both dealing with unfolding understanding that is emerging in the field of Epigenetics, indicate that parents can pass on their pain through their genes –...

03rd Jan 2018
effects of bullying and mobbing

For Victims, Parents and Others Dealing with Bullying and Mobbing

Following are numerous links to valuable reading and research material for all those affected by bullying and mobbing – no matter what environment, age group or social status. If you’re...

02nd Jan 2018
anti-social world

Communicating With Your Child In An Anti-Social World

Our kids are growing up in an anti-social world run by electronic media. By Dr. Michael H. Popkin Kids as young as eight are spending more than six hours per...

01st Jan 2018
angry tween

Hints for Parents of an Angry Child

Parent’s often do not know how to respond to an angry child.  By Dr Richard L Travis They are often embarrassed, or refuse to accept that their child has an...

31st Dec 2017
Confront the bully.

Handling bullies: Stand up to the bully.

Help to remove one of the largest ‘obstacles to learning.’ Stand up to the bully. by James Tenbusch A primary duty common to all members of a school district’s learning...

30th Dec 2017
The Bystander Effect: An extensive guide released by NoBullying Today.

The Bystander Effect: An extensive guide released by NoBullying Today.

Nobullying releases today a guide to the outcome of the bystander effect. Bullying in school does not involve only the bullies and the bullied — it also involves students who...