Journey to Empowerment: Tackling the Bullies Within
The first time I realised I was actually being bullied was when I was in secondary school and, back then, the bullying stemmed more from rivalry than anything else. Even the teachers were trying to outdo each other, presenting the top student of their class and form group as ‘the one’ surpassing all others.”
Chapter 1—The School Yard Bully
Journey to Empowerment: Tackling the bullies within.
These are the first powerful words to confront you as you begin reading Journey to Empowerment: Tackling the Bullies Within, Jacqueline A Hinds’ insightful book into her own bullying, harassment and being ostracised experiences. A tapestry of her struggle on how she was treated from a young age well into her adulthood, it documents how abuse impacted her mind, dismantled her emotional state to the point of driving her into subsequent downturns and potential depression. But, with fortitude and drive, Jacqueline was able to overcome the toughest of challenges inflicted by those threatened by her talents, skill, and character.