There Are Many Reasons Why People Bully, Some Might Surprise You!

There appear to me to be a lot of mythos surrounding the question as to why people bully. I was bullied for around eight years — probably longer. Since then I have worked with or alongside young people for fourteen years, and I have worked with children for a lot longer than that. I remember one time when I had an interview for a youth work post with someone who was aware of my history of being bullied. They asked me in a very matter-of-fact way “So, how will you stop yourself from bullying our young people?” I was quite frankly gobsmacked and astounded, but I answered her question quite clearly “Some people who are bullied do end up bullying, but that is not a hard-and-fast rule.

Bitter Bickering and Bull$*it Fights: Stay on Your Purpose

Boss,

Do you ever have fights with your baby Mumma so much that it’s almost like every interaction turns into some stupid little dispute?  No matter how you approach it, no matter how nice you are…Fight after fight after fight.  Since when did you become this person?  Since when did the relationship even get to this point? […]

MY SON, MY HERO.

He stands there in front of me,

Wearing his dimpled smile.

Filled with happiness,

And a beautiful innocence.

Little does he realize,

He’s taught me patience,

And constantly reminds that time doesn’t matter.

The love for him I can’t explain.

This compassion I feel,

And wanting only to see him happy.

Everyday a little bit more he changes,

Within the lessons he learns.

I helped create him,

Watched him […]

Being a Father and Raising Boys to Have Compassion

We teamed up this week with Simply BTs (an awesome YouTube Channel) and they answered the question, what do you want to teach your kids about being compassionate?  This, along with a ton of other great questions, were answered in this week’s video post by the awesome husband and wife team of Brandon and Bisceglia. If you haven’t […]

There will be great, positive vibes, more happiness and less hate going around.

Key Takeaways

  • We are responsible for making healing our nations
  • What do you want to leave your kids?
  • Being compassionate means caring for not only each other, but the world we live in.
  • If we are more compassionate, “There will be great positive vibes, more happiness and less hate going around.”

One of the best traits […]

Of Being Compassionate, Being Kind. In other words, having a heart !!

Key Takeaways

  • Why shouldn’t you share when you have an abundance?
  • Compassion is when you feel for someone.
  • How can I own a garden and have all it’s fruit when my people are going hungry?

Dear Kyra,

It’s fun imagining you reading these letters sometime in future and thinking why the hell couldn’t dad talk all these […]

We are all in too much of a hurry, slow down, be compassionate

Treat others as you want to be treated was the first lesson taught to me by my father and it’s what I’m trying to teach my kids. It does however contradict the other lesson of respect is earned and not just given ‘only show respect to people who show you respect’.

Then […]

Give your seat to an elderly person or a lady if you are a gentleman

Article Highlights

  • Leading by example is of all the traits the most important step
  • If you are patient with your child and show compassion, they will do the same to you and others
  • Being able to say no from time to time is very important.
  • Give your seat to an elderly person or a lady if you […]

A Golden Compass

Let compassion be your compass,

even as it was the passion of the Christ.

When you put yourself in someone else’s shoes,

you will live not one life,

but many;

as we become reincarnated in ourselves,

not just with defining moments,

but redefining ones.

For it’s when we lose ourselves in the service of others

that we often find ourselves,

and smile at the discovery.

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