In the 86,400 seconds that make up a day, 60 seconds of it could be used to help a child or a co-worker in pain from bullying abuse.

What can be done in 60 seconds?

eye contact

• listening

a few kind sentences

telling the knucklehead that’s doing it to stop

stepping up by telling someone in a position to help

reminding them that they don’t deserve it

including them

not laughing

not joining in online or offline

when online, advising friends not to hit “send” when the message is clearly unkind

giving a hug

realizing it only takes a minute to be an upstander

That’s it. That only took about 60 seconds to type. (OK, 120 seconds but there are 86,280 left.)

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