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Big Bully: An Epidemic of Unkindness

Big Bully 

Author Marion Scher's latest book "Big Bully: An Epidemic of Unkindness", based on interviews in schools, workplaces and homes, tells the story of an epidemic of unkindness, uncovering the stories of bullies all around us. The online environment has given bullies a much wider range of tools to use to abuse their targets. Marion Scher tracks the links between bullying and Mental Health issues.

As Marion says: ‘I had to brace myself to hear the often heartbreaking and vicious stories from those who encountered torturous relationships. The big question I kept asking myself was, “How could you get involved with such a person?” But just who is that kind of person, and is it even possible to spot them?’

She calls on the advice of a range of experts to help make sense of the bullies and their victims, to help manage the bully boss, the bully in school and the bully in a relationship.

The book has stories, statistics, and advice and helps the reader to understand how bullies work.

Bullies are everywhere. You don’t just find bullies on the playground - they’re in the workplace, in relationships and in schools where they wreak havoc with the Mental Health of their victims. South Africa has a high rate of bullying in many environments, and most victims of bullying don’t ask for help or are too ashamed to speak up. The rise of cyberbullying has given bullies a much wider range of tools to use to abuse their targets.

It’s time for victims to call bullies to account and for schools, workplaces and society as a whole to put a stop to the tormentors.

Big Bully Webinar

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To watch the recording of the Big Bully Webianr featuring Clinical Psychologist, Liane Lurie, unpacking different types of Bullying, practical ways to deal with Bullying, understanding the dynamic of the Bully vs the Bullied, and the links between Bullying and Mental Health. As well as real life stories to help us start more conversations on the important topic. Click Here


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