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Dr. Mildred Peyton: Bullying Can Happen to Anyone

About our Guest:

Dr. Mildred Peyton is a survivor.  Despite having a Ph.D. in Human and Social Services, a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Sociology and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, she still experienced bullying first hand both on the job and in her role as a mother. As an expert on bullying Dr. Mildred speaks from the heart and real-world application. She understands  the denial, pain, frustration, embarrassment, guilt and sometimes even downright rage that consumes you when you or someone you love is being taken advantage of. She works as an advocate for bullying victims as the President and Founder of Peyton Consulting, LLC. For more info, visit:


Episode Summary:

Mildred and Patrice share candid stories of their experiences with workplace and online bullying while divulging tangible steps to overcome this obstacle that is often over simplified or dismissed. In addition Dr. Peyton shares her experience and strategies of how she has protected her children’s health while dealing with bullying. This is an episode that will open your eyes to make sure at the minimum that you are aware of when you are being bullied so that you can get the help you need.



  • The importance of addressing bullying in the workplace
  • Navigating being blackballed because of speaking up
  • Creating boundaries for your mental and physical well-being
  • Parental tips to pinpoint bullying in children
  • Strategies for advocating for your child’s well-being
  • Tips to rise above the opinion of your peers
  • How to know when to walk away


Quotes from the show:

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“When we have these perceptions of everyone is going through this or this is just the way it is, we allow bad behavior for much longer than we should” – Patrice Washington 


“Everyone has their threshold of what they can handle and how they interpret things, but I would say speak up.. If you are feeling uncomfortable in a situation or an environment and you want things a change to happen, its not gonna happen unless you say something about it” – Dr. Mildred Peyton 


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Redefining Wealth Rapid Wisdom Questions

Define Success:

“I define success by satisfaction, peace and fulfillment in your life” – Dr. Mildred Peyton 


Define Wealth in 3 Words or Less:

“Abundance in Life”


One Book that Has Redefined How You See Wealth:


Fill-in the Blanks… “My name is ___ and the truth about wealth is ___”:

My name is Mildred Peyton and the truth about wealth is Peace”


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