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The Warrior Academy Podcast

May 31, 2024

In this episode, Sebastian Bates introduces his book Not a Victim, aimed at empowering children and preparing parents to handle bullying effectively. He shares insights from the book, discusses the outcomes of bullying, and provides actionable advice for parents.

Introduction to Not a Victim:

• Overview of the book's purpose: helping parents support their children through bullying.
• Availability of the book in audio and physical formats on Spotify, Audible, and Amazon.

Understanding Bullying:
• Bullying as an inevitable but difficult transition.
• Importance of proactive parental involvement to prepare children.

Outcomes of Bullying:
1. Victim Mindset:
• Characteristics: Nervousness, anxiety, negative thoughts, avoidance of social settings and challenges.
• Long-term effects: Scarcity mindset, limited growth, chronic stress, and intergenerational impact.

2. Bullying Behavior:
• Potential for bullied children to become bullies.
• Findings from a 2016 study by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
• Importance of mentoring to prevent this outcome.

3. The Not a Victim Process:
• Overview of the steps parents can take to ensure their child handles bullying effectively.
• Importance of guiding children through emotional transitions to avoid negative behaviors.

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