an Anti-bullying program
with a difference!
Reject Bullying provides practical
'what to do'
options that you can choose from
to maximise your best interests.
All disrespectful communication has damaging effects on communication and relationships. Whether in our home, social or professional settings. This is recognised such that bullying is against the law. Yet it, along with other disrespectful interactions, continues in our society.
Bullying in the workplace is costing organisations millions and individuals their health: psychologically, financially, socially, and physically. Yet the incidence of workplace bullying has been found to be increasing despite numerous anti-bullying policies and programs.
Workplace bullying is a major issue. It has been referred to as the ‘silent epidemic’ for close to 20 years, if not longer (Mc Avoy, 2003; Turner 2018). Despite attempts to address workplace bullying, it has not been addressed effectively. Workplace bullying is an issue that still needs to be address.
Bullying is so ingrained in our society often we do not recognise it. This is in part because we are unable to distinguish poor communication skills, bad days, bullying and other forms of disrespectful communication.
Making these distinctions are very important, as we all have bad days and have difficult conversations, however a small portion of people are intentionally disrespectful in their communication, are bullies or practice other forms of toxic communication. Each of these communication issues need to be acted on different.
Reject Bullying is a different anti-bullying program in that it is founded in:
Clearly defined principles that are foundation to practicing ad living Respectfulness.
Reality, because promoted ideals are not working! Two key realities are:
Bullies operated by different principles and
The law can only do so much
Reject Bullying addresses the 4 R Workplace Bullying Challenges, our
Ability to Recognise bullying and other disrespectful interaction
Ability to effectively Resolve bullying when it occurs
Ability to Reduce the incidence of bullying and other disrespectful actions and
Ability to Restore our well-being post being targeted.
In Reject Bullying discover
How to recognise and distinguish 'bullying and other forms of disrespect' from poor skills
How to reduce your chances of becoming a victim of 'disrespectful' actions
Options of what to do to Resolve the situation, if you find yourself a target and
How to nourish and Restore your well-being, Self Respect, and Personal Power
If you are committed to Anti-bullying and would like to discover more consider becoming a
Where you can discover like minded people
explore insights and practices to realistically deal with bullying.
While the focus is on the Work Place, there are many practical insights for
anyone wishing to reduce the incidence of bullying in their day to day life.
Mc Avoy, B. R. 2003 Workplace bullying: The silent epidemic BMJ. 2003 Apr 12; 326(7393): 776–777. doi: 10.1136/bmj.326.7393.776 PMCID: PMC1125699 PMID: 12689952https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1125699/ Accessed 12th July 2020
Turner, R. 2018 Australian workers 'grin and bear' it in silent workplace bullying epidemic https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-16/workplace-bullying-an-epidemic-so-what-is-a-safeworkplace/9552456 Accessed 12th July 2020