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The Do-Nothing Principal

The Do-Nothing Principal

The Do-Nothing Principal Adapted from Dr. Ben Leichtling, PhD www.BulliesBeGone.com When my son was in sixth and seventh grade, he was relentlessly bullied.  He was verbally, physically and relationally bullied.  The short version of our experience is that his dad and...

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Kindness

Kindness

The How and Why of Kindness “Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.”  — Bob Kerry There are several definitions of kindness that resonate an organization that defends bullied children and helps rebuild...

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It’s Time to Stop Ignoring the Bully in the Room

It’s Time to Stop Ignoring the Bully in the Room

By Dru Ahlborg, Bullying Recovery Resource Center Bullying Recovery Resource Center focuses on the bullying of school-aged children.  That is where our expertise lies and that is where we can make the biggest impact and changes. The fact of the matter is that bullies...

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2020 – End of Year Letter

2020 – End of Year Letter

“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.”  - Aesop Happy Holidays: As we wrap up this very eventful year of 2020, I wanted to take this opportunity to express my deep gratitude to the BRRC community. In March, BRRC hosted a community event, “Connect Through Magic”,...

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When Teachers or Coaches Bully Students

When Teachers or Coaches Bully Students

By Dru Ahlborg, Bullying Recovery Resource Center Before I delve into this topic, let me first state that the vast majority of teachers, coaches and educators are wonderful people.  Individuals who choose this profession generally do so because they have a vested...

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Upstander trait: Empathy

Upstander trait: Empathy

(it’s a skill we can all work on, especially now!) “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view – until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” Atticus Finch quote in To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. An upstander...

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