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      Bullying, They Got It All Wrong!

      By Sheila M. Cooperman,                            abusive or even physically abusive. So, you are dealing with a      Because I have ideas that stray from the average therapist, I
      LMHC, Licensed                                     domino effect where it is rolling downhill.       get berated and criticized all the time. Routinely it is from people
      Psychotherapist                                       The parent may be having a difficult time, and their serotonin   who are clueless, yet feel they have a right to oppose me. Be
                                                         is low, which is bringing their respective anger or intolerance,   assured there is no way to stop my serotonin from falling lower
         Once again, I am trying to                      impatience up. They in turn are abusing their child in some way,   with every unnecessary contrary, unfounded yet hurtful remark.
      address a very serious issue,                      emotionally, physically or maybe just yelling at them.      So, I build it back up. I do this by using the right combination
      where our society just does                           This is all reducing the child’s serotonin, and his anger is   of vitamins/minerals and Omega 3, 6. The same formula that
      not get it.                                        rising up. He is not going to take his built up anger out on his   my clients and customers have been using for years. As these
         Bullying has been going                         father, because that would be a death wish. Instead, he finds the   kids built up their serotonin levels, all the nasty remarks had
      on forever, but now it has                         most vulnerable other child that he can push around.   no effect on them. It all rolled off like water. Best of all, there
      become the impetus for so                             The victims of the bullies rarely have anger as their   was none or very little lasting emotional damage.
      many children taking their                         predisposition; they have depression and anxiety.      I am happy to say, that I have saved many clients who were
      own lives.                                            As the bullying continues, the victim with each blow   victims of bullies. I am thankful that their parents were receptive
         I truly hope you do not know anyone that has been bullied,   experiences their serotonin dropping just a little more.   and recognized that mine was their best option.
      but if you do my words may save their life.           And unless the child has another part of their life that is really      I am proud to say, all my clients that were victims of bullies
         Whenever I read about bullying, there is something about a   great, there is no chance for their serotonin to be elevating and   are still alive today.
      Stopthebullying foundation, or a story how the administrators   the child’s mental state to rebound.
      look the other way.                                   The victim’s serotonin level continues to fall and fall, and      I am Sheila M Cooperman, Licensed Psychotherapist for
         Why? because it is just that easy. Sometimes I have heard   often they keep it all a secret. They are ashamed of how they   over 20 years. It is slowly being recognized how nutrition and
      where they actually begin to accuse the victim and blame it on   feel, and maybe afraid to tell anyone. This does not change the   vitamins/minerals play a quintessential part in our mental
      their behavior.                                    fact that their serotonin continues to fall deeper into the danger   functioning. I am holistic, and have gotten amazing results
         A quiet child who is more introverted and the perfect target   zone.                              with all types of mental health issues and conditions. I can be
      for bullying, is often told, “why don’t you just play more with      When the serotonin falls too low, their entire reality   reached at To learn more, about
      the other children?” Maybe, if you stopped reading so much or   and outlook shifts. It takes them to a place of helplessness,   mental health, please go to 
      looking at your science stuff, the kids would like you better.  hopelessness and no reason to think it will ever get better.
         That alone is “let’s just bully the kid some more.” It is      This is just a step to the left of taking their own life. This has
      unacceptable and damaging. It is pouring salt on an already   become an epidemic in our society, since there are now countless   Condolences
      very sore wound. It is conveying to the child, that even the   ways to bully someone. I have just learned about something
      authority figures are not protecting him or her. It is creating a   called Sex bullying, which in my opinion is criminal. These
      larger fear factor, a feeling out of control, and helplessness and   victims are practically being raped, and yet since it is minors      We regret to inform you that the following Boca
      hopelessness.                                      there are no charges filed.                         Pointe resident has passed away: Lois Pinkus, wife of
         Honestly, when I hear these types of stories, it is very      So, what can we do? Stop telling people that bullying needs   Walter Pinkus, was a 30 year resident of Meridiana. 
      saddening.                                         to stop, of course it does.
         But, the other reality is bullying is never going to stop. Sure,      That is never going to happen, instead we must bolster and
      we had bullying even when we were young, but kids were not   build up the victim. We must create a force-field so the victim
      taking their own lives.                            can cope and not suffer emotional damage. Again, this is with   Golf Carts
         Again, the reason is the bullying brought down our serotonin,   building up the victim’s mental resilience. We must build up
      but the foods we ate helped raise it backup, and rebounding our   and elevate the victim’s serotonin level so high, he feels like a
      mental state.                                      super hero.                                         Please Drive
         Now, we can no longer depend on this.              Now keep in mind, all my words and suggestions have
         As for going to the bully’s home, that can be a total waste or   already been put in action, and they work. Sure it may be    Carefully!
      even backfire. This is because the majority of bullies are being   different than anything that you read or heard, that is fine too.
      bullied at home. They routinely have a parent that is emotionally   I am the definition of the non-conformist.



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