Kids that have been bullied are afraid to speak out because they think the bullying might get worse. They think they can do nothing about it but that is what is making it bigger. All you need to do is stop and speak up. Things can get a lot better. Never keep bullying a secret. Tell a trusted adult to solve the problem. Courage. Courage is what allows a person to face difficulty, danger or pain without fear. It takes courage to stand up to a bully. A bully won’t leave you alone until you speak up and stop the bully putting you down. It also takes courage to stop being a bully because everyone in school is scared of you. Everyone needs to be brave and have courage to stand up for what is right. Accept. To accept is to welcome people as your friends and understand them. I realized it starts with you. No one is better or worse that anyone else. We all have the same problems. We all have to consider that we have differences, but at the end we all have the same values and feel hurt when we get bullied. It is important to accept everyone’s diversities. Strength. Strength is your mental power, force. Everyone needs strength to be able to prevent bullying. It is your inner strength that can stop a bully from taking over you with their put downs. It is also your confidence and self-esteem. It is the right thing to stay strong and be true to yourself. Remember these four words and don’t let a bully take over you. Many people have been bullied. Make friends with them and tell them how you feel. Always remember hello is the first word in friendship.