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August 2014 Archives

Bullying: Not Just For Kids

Many people believe that "bullying" stops with maturity from child to adult. But this is simply not the case. According to a study conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 25 percent of companies who participated reported some degree of bullying in the preceding year. Conservative estimates from the Workplace Bullying Institute state that bullying occurs in up to 25 percent of all workplaces. More liberal estimates put that number at 40 to 50 percent. Workplace bullying is hard to manage and even identify and is a problem at every level. According to the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), bullying can be defined as: 

The Impact of Divorce on Children

Divorce introduces a massive change in dynamic to any family as well as the lives of children of every age. Younger children tend to become more dependent from divorce while older children and adolescents tend to accelerate their own independence.