The Bullied Brain Blog

brain science

The Neuroscience of Bullying and Abuse

In 2019, I was asked by students at Langara College in Vancouver BC to do a TEDx Talk ...
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You can't be a whistleblower twice

You Can’t Be a Whistleblower Twice – Whistleblower Series #21

After I reported teachers' abuse at one private school, then watched administrators and the board cover up, I ...
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abuse affects the brain

Abuse Hurts Brains – Whistleblower Series #20

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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teacher abuse

Demanding and Demeaning Conduct – Whistleblower Series #19

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you ...
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child abuse teacher bully

Bad Followers and Evil-Doers: Whistleblower Series #18

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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Exercising Brain Health

The Power of the Truth – Whistleblower Series #17

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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speaking up is dangerous

Speaking up is dangerous – Whistleblower Series #16

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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Speaking up about gymnastics abuse

Comfortable with being in the Out-Group – Whistleblower Series #15

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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Firefighters are heroes

Our society normalizes abuse – Whistleblower Series #14

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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whistleblowers clean up

Whistleblowers expose the indefensible act – Whistleblower Series #13

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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whistleblower community

The importance of investigative journalists – Whistleblower Series #12

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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erin brockovich whistleblower

Whistleblowers must be persuasive – Whistleblower Series #11

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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Whistleblowers must take the long road – Whistleblower Series #10

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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Gifts that come with being a whistleblower – Whistleblower Series #9

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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Whistleblowers have to stay the course – Whistleblower Series #8

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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Self-Sacrifice is Self-Determination – Whistleblower Series #7

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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Whistleblowers are Afraid – Whistleblower Series #6

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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Exposing Injustice – Whistleblower Series #5

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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Only Child Abuse Could Make Me Speak Up – Whistleblower Series #4

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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Collision of Consciousness and Circumstance – Whistleblower Series #3

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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Unwilling Bystander

School Culture that Looked the Other Way – Whistleblower Series #2

If you have not read the other blogs in this series, How I Became an Unlikely Whistleblower, you can read ...
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writing to save kids from abuse

I Transformed from a Bystander into an Advocate – Whistleblower Series #1

I transformed from an unwilling bystander to someone who is a vocal advocate, researcher, consultant and writer about ...
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"An interesting topic delving into what is crucial thought for how abuse /bullying can affect the future of young people with lasting effects. Taking a new approach The Bullied Brain: Heal Your Scars and Restore Your Health can educate and unlock a whole new train of thinking."

Russel Smith
2017 UK Coach Developer of the Year
Lecturer in Football, Wolverhampton University