Bullying is probably the worst thing that can happen to us in school. Psychologists keep on stressing the need for the complete prohibition of bullying because of the long term effects on the personality of a person. The worst part is bullying does not stop with school. All our life we encounter various forms of bullying, direct and indirect. While institutionalized ragging need to be stopped by prohibition, here is a list if strategies that can be used to deal with indirect bullying at workplace or other social places. Remember, one must never put up with bullying.
First be on your own home, because it makes human less stressed when we have your home. Using these methods can prevent you from getting bullied.
Steps to Prevent Bullying
Born this way– often people who refuse to conform to what is “normal” are bullied the most. The mantra is to never fall prey to self-doubt or start questioning yourself. That is probably what the bullies want, so that you lose all your individuality. Remember, bullies are often people who are the worst variety of human beings- mediocre and just like anybody else in the crowd. And in order to cover that up they would bully others. Bullying is a way how they glorify themselves. So the very first step to resist bullying is to stick to who you are and be true to yourself.
No to violence– When bullying moves to actual physical violence, you need to take stock of things and not brush it off as a casual incident. In today’s world, it is necessary for everybody to know basic self-defence methods. The entire point is not to appear helpless in front of bullies. Most of them are nothing but brainless hulks who only know how to subjugate by physical strength. You need to be also a bit rough and ready. Carrying a pepper spray for both men and women would also help. Remember, the best way to neutralize bullying is to stand up to them. The less you resist, the more they feel encouraged.
Move in group– It always helps to move in groups. Bullies usually target loners or individuals because it makes their work easier. Always try to belong to a group that you move in. make friends who stand beside you. If you are a part of a group, it is also easy not to draw attention to yourself. Also you would be surrounded by people who accept who you are and would make you feel less lonely and stand out.
Bully back– Often bullies need to be bullied. Basically bullies are nothing but scared little should themselves who want to cover their own insecurity by being aggressive. If they talk in a certain way, talk to them like that. It might sound distasteful to you, but sometimes behaving like a thug actually helps. It gives them the faint idea that you are as tough as they are and that might help you a lot in order to keep the bullies away.. Bullies tend to go for people who are soft and vulnerable. If they were real brave people, they won’t be bullies to start with.
Psychological bullying is the worst form of bullying due to absence of any palpable steps. It mostly comes in the form of jokes and taunts. Some of them might be racist, sexist and classist. And they might be very harmful for one’s self-esteem. Faced with such a situation, one must first learn to grow a thick skin. There will be jibes always but one needs to grow beyond that. If it gets worse one needs to look for legal or disciplinary ways to deal with it. Remember, seeking help form authorities is never a sign of weakness. Infarct, it shows your guts to do things the right way
These were some of the ways which can let you not get bullied. If you have any doubts or queries, comment them below I will try to solve each and every query of yours.