The Big Movement Podcast
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The Big Movement Podcast is here to help you achieve success in your life. Learn tips and strategies to help you get ahead from people who have already achieved massive amounts of success, as well as from those who are only a few steps ahead of you. Each episode will focus on one of three main areas, Health, Business & Finance, and Personal Development.
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102 How To Stop Bullying With Veenu Keller
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Veenu Keller is an inspirational speaker, life coach and best-selling author focusing on how to stop bullying in its tracks with teens and youth across America.
Veenu's journey into stopping bullying began when she was 6 years old. It was at this age she was bullied in different areas of her life from school, relationships, and even work. It was so bad that at one point when she was 13 she prayed about not wanting to wake up in the world anymore.
A turning point in her life was when she attended a personal development workshop and met a speaker. This speaker invited her to a workshop where she took his course. Two weeks after attending she presented a course of her own and had all of her son's friends attend.
In 2013 Veenu spoke to a group of 7th & 8th graders about bullying and had an epiphany. All of the work being done to stop bullying was not getting to the cause of it.
The bully is not bad, they are utilizing a coping mechanism for something happening in their lives. In many cases, there is a need of self-worth and a sense of connection for the individuals who are bullying others. If the problem is not being solved, it will only continue.
The only way to make bullying stop is to go straight for the root cause of it, this is where anti-bullying policies fail. Zero tolerance policies are a temporary fix at best. If a bully is suspended from school, they will be back and still a bully. If the cause of why they are bullying is determined then something can be done to eliminate the problem.
In situations like Columbine where a horrific tragedy occurred the parents of the perpetrators had no idea their kids were being bullied. It is vital for parents to be more active in their children's lives to see the signs and do something about it. It all comes down to parents asking better questions.
There are over 160,000 kids today who are afraid of going to school because of bullying!
Bullying even happens in the workplace with 65M Americans having experienced it. It can be as simple as a boss holding something over a subordinate's head or doing something more malicious. Companies are losing billions in revenue due to bullying. Bullying in the workplace leads to increase stress which results in sickness and health related issues.
An exercise that anyone can do is a 48 Hour Be Kind challenge. This is where you focus on being kind to everyone around you in the world. Kindness breeds Kindness!
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