Megan Carle, workplace bullying expert and author of Walk Away to Win, explains how to deal with tormentors at work.
What do toxic positivity, gaslighting, negging, and the silent treatment have in common? They’re sneaky manipulation tactics—and the go-to moves for adults who prefer to go low. So: Ready to go high? Learn techniques for standing up for yourself when faced with microaggressions, workplace tormentors, grown-up mean girls, and more. Plus: How to take a deeper look at your own habits—even well-intentioned ones!—that might not be coming across the way you hope.
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Experts give advice on understanding and dealing with bullies in the adult world.
Research is clear about the impact seemingly innocuous statements can have on one’s physical and mental health, especially over the course of an entire career.
Gaslighting can often leave us speechless with shock – but there are four assertive ways to respond.
“Time heals all wounds,” “Your attitude is everything,” and “Be grateful for what you have learned” are all examples of toxic positivity.
Social ostracism has been a common punishment for millennia. But freezing someone out harms both the victim and the perpetrator.
This form of emotional manipulation is intense.
Before you let emotions take the wheel—or attempt to bottle them up—try science-backed techniques for keeping your cool (and sanity).