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From Bullied to Bold

From Bullied to Bold by Lori Sweeney

Bullying hurts. As an overweight child, author Lori Sweeney was ridiculed and called a loser by many. Surrounded by negativity, she went to food for comfort. Perseverance, helping others, eating healthier and regular reflection led to a deeper understanding. In this talk, Lori shares the tips and tricks she discovered along the way.

lori-sweeneyLori Sweeney, a successful scientist, teacher and author, carved her own story out of her own experience of adversity in school. After years of being bullied, she transformed those painful memories into a self-directed, transformational approach, changing her life and the lives of those around her. Learn how a bullied student uses her voice and experience to empower others as well as herself.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at and go to Lori’s website to get the tips on eating at and for shaping up. ℗ is your source to learn about the broad and beautiful spectrum of our shared History.