How to fight bullying

  • Always think positive – it is “not your fault” that you are being bullied.
  • Always think that you don’t have to face the bullying alone.
  • Tell someone about the bullying and be assertive.
  • Tell yourself not to be reactive – “walk away” if you can.
  • Do not fight the bullying with the same, remember that you don’t want to be like them.
  • Do not laugh or be a silent witness to bullying, If you witness a bullying report it immediately.
  • Do not blame the bully or the victim, gather as much information and report it to the authority.
  • Do not dwell on the past, instead think of what you can do to stop the bullying.
  • Do not fight bullying by means of forgetting the problems with alcohol or drugs.
  • Do not embark into violent or aggressive behaviors to fight back.
  • Remember that bullying is mostly mind games that is always plays with one’s fear.
  • Remember that the bully might exagerate, create stories, manipulate events to threaten or induce fear.
  • Remember that bullying is a crime and you don’t want to be a criminal.
  • Know the warning signs of being the victim or the bully.
  • Know the cause of bullying, lack of empathy was one common reason.
  • Teach your family or loveones about bullying and educate them about the consequence of this behavior.
  • Calmness, common sense and physical activity are effective strategy in fighting bullying.
  • Increase awareness of your sorrounding and make a note of events and what is your feeling
  • For more information about bullying visit the following web-sites:
    Bullying.org
    Cyberbullying.ca
    Bullybeware.com
    BullyingCanada.ca
    BullyPolice.org
    SafeCanada.ca
    kidshelpphone.ca 1-800-668-6868

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