BULLY OFF! #AUTISM by Sonia Boue

Sonia is my first guest on Hastywords in quite awhile.  Please give her a warm welcome and help her share her story.   I’ve recently been a target of an attempt at bullying. I didn’t think this could happen to me, so I’m writing because I want to help others feel safer and stronger. I…

CARDBOARD CUTOUTS

The faces look the same Stuck on Popsicle sticks Dancing around clapping Waiting for you to dance Do some tricks! Flip some flips! Maybe do… Something dangerous! We don’t care about you Just entertain us And if you don’t Then onto the next Just stand still Let me look at you Tilt your head just…

FIGHTING BACK

I have some mad respect for this dude.  Seriously!  This post rips me up… it also increased my determination to be more aware of those around me. Not every kid has an adult in their life who loves them.  Let that sink in.   I read the stories and I watch the horror of headline news and yet… it…

BULLYING VS. BAD BEHAVIOR

Simone Jones Tyner just had her website Her Life Inspired redesigned and I wanted to wait until it was finished to link her bully post.  Today is the day!  It is a beautiful design and I hope you go visit, read, follow! BULLYING VS. BAD BEHAVIOR & WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT by Simone Jones…

I CAN’T SING

When best selling author Allie Burke sent me this post she gave me hope.  Whether it is her character, personality, the way she was raised, or her attitude regarding life, Allie, has given us all hope that it is possible to live a bully free life. While there will always BE bullies I have to…

I THOUGHT MY BULLY WAS MY FRIEND

My guest today has been here before and I am so very happy to have her back again this month. I met Sarah Fader about a month ago when she asked me to write for a non-profit she runs called Stigma Fighters. Since then, I have been following her progress with this mental health organization…