Bullying

How to Get Better at Saying No

We’ve all been in situations where we’ve said ‘yes’ to something, even though we’ve actually wanted to say ‘no’. Saying no can be a hard thing to do and it’s a skill most of us struggle with. So how do you do it? How do you say no without feeling bad or guilty? Reasons why

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7 Things You Can Do If You Witness Someone Being Bullied

Recent Ditch the Label research revealed that 69% of young people have witnessed somebody else being bullied, 43% of which see it at least once a week. With this in mind, we have compiled 7 things that you can do if you see someone being bullied. Here’s how you can be the one to help:

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What Is In-Game Abuse?

Sometimes, it can be hard to tell if someone is just having a bit of banter with us, or if they have a more insidious motive. Bullying in an online game is a lot more common than you might think, and knowing what to do about it can be difficult. So what are the signs

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Staying Safe Whilst Gaming

One of the best things about online gaming is being able to do it with people all over the world. Meeting people through games can be really rewarding, as there is a guarantee you have at least a few things in common with them, and it’s good to have people to play with that you’ve

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Dealing with Online Hate: A Toolkit

The internet is pretty sweet right? We can all agree on that. But for people who are dealing with online hate, it can be a really rubbish place to spend time. The comments section on most articles, photos, YouTube videos and and celebrity Instagram’s are pretty much a minefield of tough to read insults or

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7 Steps to Being a Better Gamer

Probably everyone at some point has thought about the possibility of making money from gaming at some point in their life. Maybe it was when you were 10 and mastering your Game Boy, or maybe you are deep watching Twitch streams every day after class now. If you game frequently though, you know there are

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The Problem with Trolling

What is trolling? “Trolling” in an online game is most commonly used to described when players go out of their way to annoy everyone and make other players rage. The acts of trolling can range anywhere from committing friendly fire to just telling other players that they suck, repeatedly. Now, while this seems like harmless

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What Do I Do If Someone Threatens to Leak My Nudes?

We know just how fear-inducing this moment is, and that your anxiety must be at an all time high. So here’s what you can do if someone has leaked your nudes photos online. Remember that you are not alone. We know from our research that many young people across the country fear having their nudes

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7 Things You Shouldn’t Do If You are Being Bullied

Our research shows that almost half of us have experienced bullying at one point or another. Despite this being the case, when you are the one experiencing bullying it is often hard to identify the appropriate course of action to take, or the steps needed to address and alleviate the situation. As a leading global

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15 Things We Need To Stop Shaming Each Other About

Being shamed is not only a very real part of experiencing bullying behaviour, but it also a very real part of day-to-day life. Shame can impact negatively on your well-being and self-esteem; it tells us that ‘we are bad’, that we should feel embarrassed of ourselves or a unique factor we might possess, that people

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