Issue 162 – Letting Go of Toxic People Part 2
One of our most popular issues last year was titled Letting Go Of Toxic Friends. We’ve all had them and many of us still do. It’s rarely a mystery about who these people are–quick to offend, even quicker to take offense; constantly embroiled in dramas centered around victimization or disrespect–you never know what to expect and rarely feel a sense a peace and joy around them. It may seem like a cut and dry issue: toxic friends are unhealthy and we should get rid of them. But they are (or have been) a friend at one point, have they not? Shouldn’t we at least try to communicate how their actions affect our feelings before cutting them off? Chances are they are unwittingly stuck in a self-sabotaging pattern. And even more troubling, what if we’re the toxic friend? Let us ponder below.
THE WHAT LIST
January 30, 2019
by Gina Pell + Amy Parker
Are there certain friends you dread hanging out with and relent only because you feel guilty? Chances are this relationship is not for you. Here are 13 Signs You’re In A Toxic Relationship And how to GTFO.
No matter where you live on earth chances are you are dealing with toxic waste either politically, environmentally or both. From The Washington Times Maintaining Unity In Toxic Times.
We’ll be the first to admit that nobody is perfect. We all have toxic behaviors. Here’s how to identify and stop them from Dr. Perpetua Neo, a Psychologist and Executive Coach who specializes in domestic violence and anxiety.
Luckily we’ve always worked in a supportive work environment with people we love but what if you don’t have the luxury of assembling your own team? How do you work with people you loathe? From Harvard Business Review: How To Work With Someone You Hate.