In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week's term is online trolling. Of course we all know what trolling is, and most of us have experienced it. But what underlies it from a psychological perspective? A paper by Coles and West described trolling as "a specific type… Continue reading What Is… Trolling
Bullying Stops Here - Pinkshirtday.ca Today is Pink Shirt Day in Canada, a day to stand up against bullying. It began when students in a Canadian high school wore pink in support of a male student who was bullied for wearing pink. Pink Shirt Day makes for a good time to talk about how bullying… Continue reading The Effects of Bullying on Mental Health
Check out this article I published on Vocal Media's Journal about workplace bullying: https://journal.media/learning-to-name-workplace-bullying For more posts on workplace bullying, check out the Blog Index.
OpenClipart-Vectors on Pixabay I used to have a bad habit of Google stalking people and then feeling shitty about myself as a result. I've managed to put a lid on it, though.... at least mostly. And then I did a post about workplace bullying. Since I was feeling somewhat shitty about myself anyway, I decided… Continue reading Was Karma Run Over By a Bus?
An important part of moving forward from the workplace bullying I experienced was trying to make sense of what had happened. I wasn't even sure if bullying was the right word, and I had limited familiarity with the range of behaviours that workplace bullying can encompass. I came up with the idea of doing a… Continue reading Making Sense of Workplace Bullying
A while back I wrote a post about unsuccessfully trying to find forgiveness for those who have harmed me and done so much damage to my mental health. Shortly thereafter, I first heard of the song Praying by Kesha in a post on Deanna's Dark Diary. I've had that song playing on heavy rotation since then,… Continue reading Forgiveness – a Follow-Up
Forgiveness is hard... especially when you're not sure if you really want to.
It's #BullyingAwarenessWeek, so it's a good time to talk about a different kind of #metoo: workplace bullying.