What is the best way to stop bullies?

Questions kept popping up after my video on bullying: Why do the anti-bullying programs seem to be ineffective, and sometimes even exacerbate the problem? Is there a good way to stop bullies? There is a simple reason, at least in my opinion, of why so many of the anti-bullying programs fail: these programs do not…

Protecting our Kids

I posted and removed an article on keeping your children safe. I posted it because I had a few moments of inspiration that day, and removed the article the next day because it was so incomplete. This new offering is hardly complete, but the subject is complex. I feel this one is a much better…

Self-Defense for Children: What to Teach and How much is too much?

There have been a series of emails coming in┬áthat have been asking questions along the same line of thinking. The main points being: What should be included in a children’s self-defense class? Where is the line regarding how much information the child needs to hear in a class, without crossing the line? In other words;…

An Open Letter to the Bullied

I want to digress for a moment or two and speak directly to those youth, and in some cases young adults who are bullied. I am not going to try to pass myself off as an expert, or a psychotherapist in any way shape or form. This is just an old man who has been…