A Moorlands woman is urging anyone who may be being bullied to “believe in themselves.” Beth Day, who lives in Cheadle, suffered bullying when she was at secondary school in Grimsby in Lincolnshire.
A Moorlands woman is urging anyone who may be being bullied to “believe in themselves.”
Beth Day, who lives in Cheadle, suffered bullying when she was at secondary school in Grimsby in Lincolnshire.
Beth, who loves to sing for a hobby, said: “I got bullied in school for my singing but now a singing video of mine has gained lots of views and positive feedback on Facebook.
“I want to show others they aren’t alone and just do what you love doing.
Beth further explained: “During my school years I got badly bullied for my singing.
“I was very shy and so was an easy target. I sang on You Tube during my school years but people soon found them, and bullied me for it.
“It brought me down a lot and I suffered with my mental health due to this.
“I did ask for help but not much was done.
“I didn’t cope with it really well, I just sort of tried to ignore it in the end.”
However, Beth, now aged 24, has recently posted a video of her singing at a Karaoke onto her Facebook music page, for which she has received much praise.
She said: “So far it’s had 130,000 views and lovely feedback.
“It’s helped me to realise to ignore those who were negative and bullied me during my school years.
“Not only has it helped me with that but it’s also helping my mental health.
“I had two suicide attempts last year but with all the lovely comments on the video it’s really helping me gain my confidence back.
“I never thought it would gain so many views.”
Beth has told her story with the hope of inspiring those who may be being bullied to ignore the bullies and believe in themselves.
She said: “If you are currently getting bullied, please don’t listen to what they are saying.
“Believe in yourself and do what you love doing.”
Beth, who works at the hotels at Alton Towers Resort, has also come 21st out of 100 in a national online singing contest called ‘Brand New Artist’, and also performed at CleeFest and T Fest, a festival in Cleethorpes.”
To view Beth’s video, go online to: www.facebook.com/543122429039906/posts/2900636249955167/?vh=e&d=n.
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