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Bully Prevention at Mercer Island Martial Arts

Added by MeLisa Strongheart on April 19, 2016 at 4:48pm — No Comments

10 Ways To Deal with Bullying

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MeLisa Strongheart is a Master Instructor and co-owner at Mercer Island Martial Arts (MIMA), located on…

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Added by MeLisa Strongheart on April 19, 2016 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Take the quiz!

How Much do You Know About Bullying? Take this Quiz to Find Out if You’re a Bullying MythBuster!

Added by MeLisa Strongheart on March 19, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Facebook's Anti Bully Information

    check it out at:https://www.facebook.com/safety/bullying

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MeLisa Strongheart is a Master Instructor and co-owner at Mercer Island Martial Arts (MIMA), located on Mercer Island very…

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Added by MeLisa Strongheart on September 9, 2014 at 5:55pm — No Comments

What to do if you see bullying : for Elementary School Age Kids

There are so many amazing resources at the pacer.org site about bully prevention.   This one seems like a perfect, age appropriate, simple handout for parents to use to talk to their elementary school age kids about bullying.   

http://www.pacer.org/bullying/pdf/EleEd-ifSeeBullying.pdf…

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Added by MeLisa Strongheart on August 13, 2014 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Really Liked This

Added by MeLisa Strongheart on July 29, 2014 at 4:15pm — No Comments

What do you think? Institutionalized Bullying? Racism? Or no Big deal?

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MeLisa Strongheart is a Master Instructor and co-owner at Mercer Island Martial Arts (MIMA), located on Mercer Island very between Bellevue and Seattle in Washington since 1997.  MIMA's curriculum is intentionally designed to build fitness, flexibility,…

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Added by MeLisa Strongheart on June 12, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

The CDC Reports: The Relationship Between Bullying and Suicide

Great full article.   Useful information.   Get it at this link from the CDC:  http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/bullying-suicide-translation-final-a.pdf

Added by MeLisa Strongheart on May 1, 2014 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Mental And Physical Toll Of Bullying Persists For Decades by LINDA POON

What doesn't kill us only makes us stronger, right?

Well, not when it comes to bullying.

Some may still consider bullying a harmless part of growing up, but mounting evidence suggests that the adverse effects of being bullied aren't some

thing kids can just shake off. The psychological and physical tolls, like anxiety and depression

For the full story click …

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Added by MeLisa Strongheart on April 24, 2014 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Common Myths Concerning Violence in Relationships

Myth: Violence in relationships does not affect many people.

Fact: Studies estimate that one in three teens are in an abusive relationship.

Myth: Battering is only a momentary loss of temper. One incident doesn't constitute abuse.

Fact: Battering involves the establishment of fear and control in a relationship through violence and…

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Added by MeLisa Strongheart on April 3, 2014 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Reminders of Why We Keep Trying

When Jeremiah Couldn't Take More Bullying, He Took His Life

How tired of that headline are we?   What can be done?  Here is a link to the story:…

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Added by MeLisa Strongheart on February 10, 2014 at 2:49pm — No Comments

To This Day Project - Shane Koyczan

Amazing video.   I first heard this poet speak on a TedVideo --  I love the video they have made.  Here is info on the video from his website:

 

"To This Day is a project based on a spoken word poem written by Shane Koyczan called “To This Day”, to further explore the profound and lasting impact that bullying can have on an individual.

Giant…
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Added by MeLisa Strongheart on October 23, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

This Says it All.

We really want to help.

call me:  206 230 9050---   or email:  strongheart@mercerislandmartialarts.com;  or contact me through my bio page: …

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Added by MeLisa Strongheart on August 6, 2013 at 4:41pm — No Comments

An Ode to the Bullies

It is easy to be angry, and upset about the behavior of bullies. After all we know that their behavior has terrible outcomes for their victims. But empathy, and compassion for bullies, ought to be part of our approach to the…

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Added by MeLisa Strongheart on March 14, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Another Reason we Work to End Bullying

Brandon Elizares, a 16-year-old from El Paso, Tex., took his own life early this month after being bullied and threatened at school because of his sexuality, KVIA-TV reports.

"My name is Brandon Joseph Elizares and I couldn't make it," his suicide note read, according to the…

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Added by MeLisa Strongheart on June 15, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Thanks to Ellen

Added by MeLisa Strongheart on March 22, 2012 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Great Video: Hallway Hero

Added by MeLisa Strongheart on February 29, 2012 at 12:31pm — No Comments

We Want to Help

Added by MeLisa Strongheart on January 22, 2012 at 11:34am — No Comments

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