50 Things Readers Will Learn

1. Ten cultural crises related to bullying

2. Parenting styles that can either nurture or interrupt bullying behaviors

3. How bullying is perpetuated in the family

4. Common phrases that make rudeness okay

5. Three ways parents with good intentions unknowingly raise bullies

6. How to interrupt negative family patterns

7. How bullies, victims, and targets are part of a preventable knee-jerk dynamic

8. What bullying is and what it is not

9. How movies and video games teach and perpetuate violent behavior

10. How to turn around a culture of violence

11. Ten ways well-meaning parents bully their kids

12. What to do when your child is bullied, bullies, or witnesses bullying

13. Why our brains cling to negativity

14. How to shift from negative to positive thoughts and emotions

15. What mental health actually looks like

16. Qualities of parents and teachers who prevent bullying

17. How to build a child’s core strengths and competencies

18. The three tiers of prevention, and what they look like in schools and communities

19. How to evaluate a school culture

20. How to parent using positive psychology

21. The three most critical jobs of positive parents

22. How to stop having conflict with children

23. How to build stronger family connections

24. How to help each person in a family be in control

25. Traps to self-understanding for parents and kids alike

26. Ten tools for healing personal pain

27. Why connection is the “super-protective factor”

28. How to increase emotional intelligence and encourage self-regulation

29. Why pro-social education is anti-bullying education

30. How assertive communication is non-violent communication

31. Seven blocks to good listening

32. How to do damage control in family communication

33. How to give feedback without criticizing

34. Twelve steps to peacemaking

35. How nurture and structure balance family life and emotions

36. How functional parent relationships can stabilize children

37. Why asking for what you want is so difficult

38. How to restructure family power

39. How to build your authority without being a dictator

40. How to cultivate a child’s brain positively

41. Eight steps for managing emotional meltdowns

42. Ten ways to build resilience

43. How the Army now builds resilience

44. Steps to moving beyond bullying

45. Ten ways technology makes kids more vulnerable

46. The neuroscience of internet addiction

47. How to use technology positively at all ages

48. Framing bullying as a human rights issue

49. How other nations have fought bullying successfully, and

50. How to build ZORGOS into our families and society.