Bullying

10 Things You Need to Know About Confidence

Feeling like you have no confidence? We’re here to tell you that confidence is not a natural thing. For most other people, confidence comes and goes. Nobody is born full of confidence or feeling unconfident. Confidence is a feeling that people develop and work on over time. If bullying has made you feel low on

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7 Tips To Overcome Shyness

Some people are shy. Some people are not. Some people are born shy, while others are shy because of things that have happened in their life like being bullied or a lack of confidence. You’re not alone, between 40 and 60 percent of adults reported they are shy. It is not a bad thing, in

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Banter or Bullying?

We all engage in a bit of friendly ‘banter’ with our mates from time to time but do you know when to stop? Banter can be described as playful teasing between friends, usually an equal and generally funny exchange. Whether it’s at school, at home between siblings or in the locker room, there will always

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How to Start Over In Life

Everyone deserves a chance to start again. If things haven’t quite gone to plan for you this year, fear not… it is completely okay to start over. It doesn’t mean the rest of time has been wasted, it was all lessons for you to learn. Here’s some all important information about how to get back on

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How To Speak To Somebody Who Is Bullying You

How do you overcome bullying by talking to the person bullying you? Trust us, we know it may seem counter-intuitive to speak to somebody who is making your life a misery, but we have found that it can be a hugely successful strategy for resolving any issues with bullying and breakdowns in communication. More often

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Top Tips for Re-Building Your Confidence After Bullying

When you are being bullied, things like self-esteem and confidence take the biggest knock. We know this from the years of research we have undertaken in our most recent Annual Bullying Survey and from a decade of talking to young people like you. We know people internalise the mean comments and try to rationalise why

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Top 10 Tips for Overcoming Low Self-Esteem

Each and every one of us has self-esteem. Healthy self-esteem is really important as it helps you make positive choices in your everyday life. Low self-esteem can affect your mental health and ultimately your future.

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How to Help Someone Who is Being Bullied – By Priya Rose Toberman

For Anti-Bullying Week 2020, one of our student writers has put together this piece on how to help someone who is being bullied. Anti-Bullying week is a really important week to recognise the impact of bullying, and to work towards creating a safer environment, particularly for young people in schools. It can be difficult when

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Ditch the Label x Screen Shot – #NotJustaComment

Anti-Bullying Week 2020 is coming to an end, but our hard work never ends. We partnered with the amazing content team over at Screen Shot on their campaign #NotJustaComment, raising awareness for cyberbullying, and how often it can be a throw comment on social media that can impact us the most.  In our Annual Bullying

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Ever wondered if the behaviour of those in the public eye has any effect on the behaviour of young people?

We live in a continuously polarized society. Politicians and those regularly in the public eye have never been more at odds with one another. But what impact does this have on the rest of us, beyond the headlines?  Our Annual Bullying Survey identified that only 30% of young people disagree with the idea that the

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