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Childhood Obesity and Emotional Eating

When I was in grade school, one of my classmates was greatly overweight. Michael was an easy target for teasing and bullying. He couldn't run very well and always did poorly in gym class. He was shy, …


Childhood Bullying Linked to Adult Inflammatory Diseases

Earlier this month, I wrote about the lingering effects of childhood bullying and how adults continue to suffer mental, emotional and even financial challenges resulting from the traumatic abuse they …


10 Ways Childhood Bullying Stays With You for Life

Everywhere I turn these days there seems to be another newspaper or online story about childhood bullying and the often tragic effects on children. Too often, a suicide or criminal activity is linked …


School Condones Bullying, Blames Victim

After nine-year old Grayson Bruce was bullied for his "My Little Pony" backpack, school officials told him to leave the bag at home as it was causing a distraction. In a news report, Grayson's mom rep…


How to Change the Culture of Bullying

When I was in the ninth grade in the 1960s, a gang of four girls I didnít know cornered me in a stairwell after a late band practice with an iron ball and chain and threatened to beat me up. Why? I do…


The Sad Link Between Bullying & Obesity

We all remember the horror of P.E. class. Being the last one picked for sports, getting teased for not being able to run, jump or climb as well as the other kids, having to change in front of everyone…


How National Bullying Prevention Month Impacts Our Health

If I asked everyone reading this article to raise their hand if they've ever been bullied, it's likely that every person would. Whether you were bullied as a child in school or later in life as an adu…


These Are the Startling Consequences of Childhood Bullying

  Bullying, it turns out,†causes so much more than hurt feelings. In fact, as new research is showing, it can have dramatic consequences well into adulthood. And it's not just for the victims …


How to Respond to Bullies

Have you ever been bullied? Were you able to respond to the bully in a way that valued YOU? I grew up with a mother who was a bully. My response was to shut down into a kind of frozen numbness. Whe…


7 Ways To Stop Slut-Shaming

By Brock Hansen for Slut-shaming is the act of trying to humiliate a woman for her sexuality. Slut shaming is the latest form of cyberbullying. Like all bullying, it is motivated …


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Agree with Maggie W. Wonderful change in the dogs. Thanks for sharing.

Excellent article, these warnings can't be made often enough. In fact there a lot more that could be…

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