Bullying: What is it and What Can You Do?

Bullying: What is it and What Can You Do?

What do you think of when you hear the word bully? Some of us may have an image of a larger, mean kid stuffing smaller kids in trash cans and taking their lunch money. While that might be true in some cases, bullying is such a large and vast issue. Bullies now come in all shapes and sizes. There are bullies in schools, neighborhoods and even the workforce. With the increase in cyber bullying, it can make identifying this behavior even harder…

It’s Not Me It’s You: Dealing with Difficult People

It’s Not Me It’s You: Dealing with Difficult People

At some point in our lives we have all had to deal with difficult people. That person who makes you want to scream, maybe say some not so nice words, or maybe go retreat into a cave for the rest of the day. You may have one in your workplace or in your family right now. We often feel like there is no good way to interact with this person because no matter what we try, we are left feeling frustrated…

Personal Responsibility: The Man in the Mirror

Personal Responsibility: The Man in the Mirror

One of the basic tenants of our society is that we take responsibility for our own lives. However, responsibility is one of the hardest things for a lot of people to master. Being responsible for our lives and decisions calls for each of us to be aware of our own faults and shortcomings. In other words, we have to emotionally look at ourselves in the mirror, so to speak, and point out the flaws that we see. This is often hard to do.