Mental Health

Mobbing

Bullying

Purpose

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 Sep 2014
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...

09th Sep 2014
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...

05th Sep 2014
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...

31st Aug 2014
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...

28th Aug 2014

‘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...

24th Aug 2014
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...

20th Aug 2014
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....

17th Aug 2014

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,...

11th Aug 2014
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 Binder  Sexual harassment and/or bullying in the workplace or in an...

07th Aug 2014
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....

02nd Aug 2014
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...

26th Jul 2014
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...