March 19, 2016


It’s everywhere.

It’s in the way you say “I’m a little busy right now”

When what you’re actually saying is:

“I don’t want to talk to you”.


The words that mean ‘go away’

Or ‘we don’t want you here’

But are cunningly disguised,

Allowing you to say:

“That’s not what I sa...

January 12, 2016

Hello my name is Amy, I am 24 years old and live in Scotland. I have Developmental Dyspraxia. I lost my mum in 2000 when I was 8 years old and my dad in 2010 when I was nearly 19. I work in my local Tesco store. I am also an Open University student currently on my four...

January 12, 2016

2015 – A year which was full of up and downs, I put my school life behind me and it was all about college and getting the relevant results I needed to go on to do whatever I wanted to do when I am older.


I feel that 2015 has treated me well, with all of the things I ha...

December 18, 2015

My name is Anita Dennison and I am a 19 year old Queen’s University student. I have an award winning campaign that helps and advises young people and their parents 24/7 on all things bullying, but sadly things haven’t always been this positive for me.I hope you were ab...

December 10, 2015

I remember the days in secondary school where I felt like the entire world was against me. Anything that I did, I got judged for. I was put down to the point when I would have cared if I was hit by a bus. I felt like my life was a constant downhill spiral, I was so clo...

November 23, 2015

Being bullied is something which I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy. I wouldn’t even wish it on my bully. It robs you of your self esteem, makes you feel like you’re an easy target and forces you to wonder ‘why me?


When I was in Year 7, I was quite a quiet girl. I used...

November 20, 2015

I distinctly remember being about nine or ten and mentioning to a teacher, who asked me why I was crying, that I was being bullied. They told me that I wasn't being hit so it couldn't be bullying. It was, unfortunately, something that really stuck with me but at the ti...

November 20, 2015

It was an absolute pleasure to be asked to write for Strong Young Minds. The work that they do is truly life changing and nothing short of inspirational.


My name is Anita Dennison and I am a 19 year old Queen’s University student. I have an award winning campaign that...

November 16, 2015

Opening up – it is a hard thing to do. Especially if you feel like no one cares. Back in 2012 when my best friend moved to the other side of the country, I felt lost, alone, worthless. I used to isolate myself in my room and I used to do things to hurt myself, physical...

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