The Greek word hubris captures a sad but important concept. As much as we would like to cruise along believing that everything and everybody is kind, reality does not allow the fantasy for long. The...
There was a time not too long ago when children were allowed to go into the neighborhood without parents worrying about their safety. They were encouraged to get out of the house to play games or walk...
It is tough having to deal with someone who abuses you and even more so when the person has extra authoritative power then you.If the verbal and other forms of mental abuse begin to get really serious...
I read a really good article the other day about getting over sexual abuse. As I read it I was reminded of the way I write and the feelings I get when I think about what happened to me and many thousa...
When I was going to school, I felt I had to fit-in to a niche group to be accepted. I grew up in a small town in Idaho, and my high school was quite small. Even though it was a small school if some of...
Bullying is a big problem in our schools today. However, bullying has always been a problem. The main differences between bullying today from the past are the nature of the bullying and the viole...
I think any person who manages to get through life without any kind of personal trauma is an extremely lucky person and very rare.Most of us suffer some kind of personal problem during our lifetime wh...
Watching a child become the victim of bullying can be one of the most painful things that a parent has to deal with. Frustration can lead way to anger as your plea to stop the bullying falls on deaf e...
Is your child attracted to TV clips of kids gone wild, violent movies, and video games? Is your child bullying other kids and loving it? Why not turn your school bully into a child with character?I...
"If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we would find in each person's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility." LongfellowRecently, in a golf tournament, I was paired wi...