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James’ bullying experiences in high school led to some pretty severe anxiety. He shares how focusing on himself was the thing that got him through.

In hindsight I wish I would have said more and opened up when I got the chance, it's just that fear of not having it taken seriously and being dismissed.

What can I do now?

  • Focus on you. Take 10 minutes to reflect on how you feel about things and what you like doing.
  • For more ideas on how to look after yourself, check out this article for our top 5 tips.
  • Connect with other young people who have experienced bullying and shared their bullying stories on the ReachOut Forums.