When you bully someone you are taking away their voice.– Jayla Moody
Definition Of Bullying
Bullying is defined as intentional behavior that hurts, harms, or humiliates a student either physical or emotionally and can happen while at school, in the community, or online. Those bullying often have more social or physical power while those targeted have difficulties stopping that behavior. The behavior is typically repeated but can happen just one time.
Questions Covered In This Episode
What is bullying defined as?
Could you tell us more about No Place for Hate?
Why is anti-bullying so important to you?
What is the difference between bullying and conflict?
What are some strategies to reinforce messages of kindness, messages of acceptance, and messages of inclusion especially when you are dealing with bullying behavior?
Do you think that there is a connection between peer pressure and bullying behavior? If so, what does it look like?
Do you have any advice for anyone that may be bullied or for somebody that is bullying someone else?
Girl Talk Lessons That Go With This Episode
Find the lessons recommended below in Girl Talk Connection! The questions are part of the takeaway in each lesson! They are great to get you thinking so that you can take better action after listening to this podcast episode.
Rude, Mean, Or Bullying
Bystanders are often the ones who can be the most
powerful in a situation that involves someone being mean,
rude, or bullying.
What are some words or actions you can say or do to
stop a rude, mean, or bullying situation from escalating?
Give each group member a piece of paper and have them number it 1-4.
In person and privately
In control and calm
Use “I” instead of “You”
Listen to the other side
Then have them write down
the four steps of a healthy
conflict and review them with
How do you think your friendships would be different if all of your conflict was healthy, instead of unhealthy?