I Survived Bullying and So Can You

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In This Episode, You'll Discover:

  • You are not alone. Others are going through what you're going through and help is available.
  • Ways to empower yourself through affirmations, journaling, finding your passion
  • Simple ways you can show someone they matter


  • If you see someone being pushed around, be a friend because you never know what type of difference you can make.
  • If you are being bullied, please share with someone. Don’t keep it bottled in.
  • Words of affirmations are powerful. Start at a young age to build your self-confidence.
  • The earlier you can realize your self worth, the harder it will be for someone to knock you down.
  • We all have our stories. We all have our challenges and obstacles that we have gone through and overcome, but you can’t play victim your whole life.
  • When someone tells you that you can’t do something, you don’t have to tell them. Just show them.
  • Find your fire. Find your talent. Prove people wrong. Find your passion and don’t play victim.
  • Take your situation and circumstance and turn them around. Turn your scars into stars.
  • Success doesn’t happen over night, take it step by step.
  • Be true to who you are and the right people will be in your corner.


Tensie J. Taylor is an educator, author, and motivational speaker. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication and minor in Psychology from North Carolina State University and a master’s degree in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs from the University of Southern California. She is originally from Louisburg, North Carolina and began sharing her gift of writing and oratory at three years old and has travelled across the country and world giving speeches and sharing her story. She is passionate about raising awareness on bullying in hopes of ending it; this is a cause very near and dear to her heart. She resides in Los Angeles, California. 

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