Learn why punishment doesn’t work and explore the technique of extinction to extinguish unwanted behaviors. Embrace positive change with the Bully Vaccine Project’s free resources and create a safer, more compassionate environment for all.
From a behavioral psychology perspective, compassion can also be beneficial for our own well-being. Studies have shown that when we practice compassion, we are able to reduce our own stress and anxiety levels.
This was a comment I got on one of my anti-bullying videos. The person was saying, no – they don’t need to feel compassion for their bully. I get it. No one wants to feel bad for a bully. But that’s not the point of feeling compassion.
This woman tracked down her bullies and other women in middle school. What she learned, may surprise you.