Here's how to help your child and to teach them for dealing with a bully.
In 2007 I became a victim of workplace bullying.
When I was in college, I had a job through work study on campus. Being a business admin major, I lucked out and got a job in the purchasing office. It wasn't a lot of hours, maybe less than ten per week, but it put book money and gas money in my pocket and gave … Continue reading Stand Up for Yourself and Don’t Feel Bad About It
To all parents, pay attention to your child’s attitudes towards school and their peers, and watch out for hallmarks of school stress—mysterious illnesses, lack of friends, and poor self-esteem.
"I understood myself only after I destroyed myself. and only in the process of fixing myself did I know who I really was" - Sade Andria Zabala The thing I like most about reading philosophical quotes is that you can take it and relate it to your own experiences. One of the most important, and beneficial, … Continue reading What’s Wrong With Being Confident?
Have you ever been out in public and start to have anxiety or even a panic attack? Or you're having one of 'those days' where you're just feeling down? Luckily, today we live in a society where technology is continually advancing and improving. With that being said, there are pretty much apps for everything and … Continue reading Top Ten Mental Health Apps
Ah, school. The place where we spend most of our early life. Some people love it, and then there are some people who don't. I have always been the one to enjoy learning and going to school. For my grade school and high school careers, I was a good student who always did their homework, … Continue reading #12DaysOfThanksgiving | What Alex is Thankful For
Hello Readers!! Guess What! This week we are taking the chance to introduce ourselves to you in a little more depth than before! So sit back, relax, and enjoy our Team Member Showcase! ~ Defying Shadows Team What defines you as a person? Who are you? Hi, my name is Alex. I'm a 22 year … Continue reading Hi, My Name is Alex.
Hi. My name's Alex Newton and I am a phone addict. You probably think that's a strong statement - which, don't get me wrong, it is. But if you know me, then you know that I am always on my phone - whether it be texting, calling, or being on social media. Is that a … Continue reading Social Media’s Affect on Mental Health
It's my birthday. No, not my actual birthday. It's been 1 and 1/2 years since my diagnosis of bipolar disorder. So yes, I call it my birthday because I'm celebrating my recovery. Tuesday December 16, 2013. That's the day that I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I can tell you exactly how the weather was, … Continue reading #WEALLHAVEASTORY | ALEX’S STORY