Living a Better Life After Bullying Than You Think Possible

Living a better life after bullying than you think possible

In this episode of The Grass Gets Greener podcast, I’m joined by Jenny Leigh of Accessible Psychology. Jenny joins me to share her story of how she overcame bullying all throughout school to regain her self-esteem and get her power back.

Click the play button below to check it out! 

The Details

Traumatic experience:

Jenny was bullied all throughout her time in school. And the bullying she experienced only got worse over time.

Effects of the traumatic experience:

During the bullying, Jenny felt isolated, alone and powerless. Once the bullying stopped, she was left with a low self-esteem, a negative internal dialogue, a lack of trust in others and worrying about what others thought of her.

Overcoming the traumatic experience:

The turning point for Jenny was when she entered a treatment facility where she took various cognitive behavioral therapy classes. She worked on improving her self-esteem and becoming assertive.

What Jenny does today:

Jenny runs her website at AccessiblePsychology.com where she tries to make psychology accessible and easy to understand for everyone.

Final Question:

Given what you know now, if you could go back to when you were going through the tough times and give yourself one piece of advice, what would it be?

Jenny’s Answer: Work on self-esteem before anything else because it’s the foundation for everything.

Links Mentioned

AccessiblePsychology.com – Jenny’s website

JennyLeigh (at) AccessiblePsychology (dot) com – Jenny’s email address if you have any questions for her

CCI InfoPax – Free CBT-based modules that you can complete online

Books Mentioned

Overcoming Low Self-Esteem: A Self-help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

How You Can Help

Want to support this show? You’re awesome! I would really appreciate it. There are three things you can do that won’t take up much of your time but will go a long way.

  1. Subscribe
  2. Leave a 5-star rating if you think this show deserves it
  3. Write an honest review for others to see why they should tune in

That’s all! You can do each of these things here on iTunes or here on Stitcher.

If you’d like to leave a comment below about Jenny’s story, I would be happy to hear from you!
A note about comments: Given the nature of this site, anyone being disrespectful to anyone else will have their comment removed.

Did you like this post? Sign up to receive email updates when a new post goes live. You'll also get a free expert advice resource!

* indicates required

Speak Your Mind

*