Pink Shirt Day – Stop the Bullying

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, is Pink Shirt Day in Canada. It is the day that we wear pink and promise that we will all do our part to stop bullying.

Like with Bell Let’s Talk Day in January, Pink Shirt Day is sponsored by the media (Shaw) who are donating $1 for every #PinkShirtPromise on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn. You can check out the details at Shaw #Pink Shirt Day.

I was bullied all of my life. It didn’t matter where I lived, where I went to school, who I was friends with, the bullying followed me. I was told not to let them know that I was scared or sad, just walk away. That didn’t seem to work and I just held it all in and didn’t tell anyone.It began to feel like the bullies had to be right – I was ugly, fat, stupid, a dog…

Because of this, I allowed for the bullying to enter into relationships – family, romantic, work, everything including my first marriage.

I no longer allow anyone to bully me and I try to help young women feel good enough in their own skin that they will not be bullied either.

So, wherever you live, I ask that you make a #PinkShirtPromise and help defeat bullying.


In case you are wondering, I have changed the background, in honour of Pink Shirt Day. By Thursday it will be purple again!


19 Replies to “Pink Shirt Day – Stop the Bullying”

      1. I think I’d like to guest post. I have a bunch of content planned for my blog 😁 inspiration tends to come in bunches for me


  1. Hello….I am having trouble with my WP this week…it won’t let me find my followers…agggghhhhhh anyway I found you…LOL gteat post, bullying is a terrible thing…..I stood up for all the kids at my school that couldn’t or was to afraid to themselves…..I have a mouth on me and was never afraid to use it…LOL even some teachers were bullies back in my day….lets just say I have been kicked out of a few classrooms standing up for what I believed was the right way to teach….LOL hope alls well with you…..

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