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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Cancelling Cancel Culture: Ending the Toxic Pile-On

Cancel culture is part of life online today. We can generally expect a new person who is living in the public eye to be “cancelled” based on comments or actions, often from many many years ago. Whilst we are never saying that racism, ableism, sexism, homophobia or transphobia has any place in our society today,

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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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My Friends Leave Me Out – What Should You Do?

Being left out is something that we have all experienced within our friendship groups. Whether you can count your friends on one hand or you have a big group of mates, it is inevitable you’re not going to be invited to every single social event. That all seems reasonable enough to say and easy enough

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21 Facts About Bullying That You Probably Never Knew

What We Do Every year at Ditch the Label, we carry out extensive research into bullying by asking students across the country about their experiences. We delve into the reasons why people bully and are bullied, as well as asking important questions about things like relationships, gender, mental health and body image. This groundbreaking research

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Am I Ugly?

Are you ugly? Thousands of people ask this every day. It comes as no surprise then, to find out that one of the most popular questions entered into our search bars on our phones was ‘Am I Ugly?’ In fact, if you type “am I” into Google, the first suggestion that is offered to you

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How Do I Open Up to Someone About Bullying or Being Assaulted?

When you are going through something difficult, the advice we and many others would give you would be to open up about it, but this isn’t always the easiest thing. This Anti-Bullying Week, we are talking about some of the biggest issues that can affect you, but what good is it if YOU feel you

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What Do I Do If a Classmate Challenges Me to a Fight?

We see a lot of this kind of thing on the TV or in Netflix shows, where someone challenges someone they have a problem with for a fight at the school gates or down the park after the bell has rung. But life is not a TV show, and getting into a fight can be

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How to Report Bullying – What are your Options?

If you are being bullied, it’s really important that you tell someone… we know, easier said than done right!? But whoever said that telling the teacher or your parents is ‘snitching’, is talking nonsense. Don’t listen to them. You are not alone According to research collected in our Annual Bullying Survey, 37% of those surveyed,

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Why Do People Bully? The Scientific Reasons

Bullying is a behavior that has historically been linked to kids on the playground, but it can happen among people of any age in any setting—schools, households, workplaces. So the main question observers of such conduct have is…why do people bully others?  According to our latest research, we discovered that 1 in 2 people have

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