What to do About Bullies
Inform your parents and teachers.
- Travel to school and social events in
groups. Don't walk alone. Avoid the bully at all
- Ignore him. That will take away his power he
"thinks" he has over you. He'll get bored, and
go look for someone else to pick on.
- Confront him with the problem. Do this only
if the bullying is mental, not physical. Maybe
you can explain how it makes you feel. If he
doesn't care, and continues to bully you, report
him, and avoid him.
- Take a safety training workshop. This should
only be used as a last resort (in self defense).
Using this to show off for your friends, or
simply because someone made you angry, could
lead to law suits, and YOU becoming a
I hope this information helps you. Take care of
yourselves & stay safe.
©2012 Kathy Noll
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In violence, we forget who we are. - Mary
Noll is the co-author of Taking
the Bully by the Horns.
She has had her short stories/articles published in
magazines along with interviews, helped NBC news
monitor a classroom in Philadelphia for bullying
behavior, and also helped many people with their
own bully problems through her book, educational
and family related Internet chats, message board
hosting, and e-mail. She has also spoken on radio
and television shows discussing the topics of
school violence and self-esteem. Most recently she
appeared with co-author Dr. Carter on the Montel
Williams show where they talked to kids about
bullies, and promoted their book, "Taking the Bully
by the Horns." She also works as a consultant for
various TV News & Talk Shows. Her second book,
Encounters with Every-Day Angels, is a
workbook on bullying and character development that
can be used in the classroom. www.kathynoll.com
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