"It is very possible that some of the people in your life are so stressful, they are actually making you ill. Game players, bullies, users and abusers -- they all pose a risk to your health and welfare. Fortunately, you can take action against these toxic people, and this book will give you the tools you need to do so. It explains how to make healthy relationship choices, set clear and proper boundaries and recognize the red flags that should alert you to anyone who will drain your energy and poison yourlife. You´ll learn how to identify toxic people, families and places (including workplaces), and the vital principles for coping with toxicity. There are insights into why people behave as they do and help for how to spot the truly dangerous -- aggressors, sadists and psychopaths. Most importantly, you´ll get strategies for protecting yourself, including tips for how to (carefully) chose your friends"--Publisher´s description.
´A brilliant book about how we identify the often-charming people who only
spread misery.´ Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2
BMA MEDICAL AWARDS 2020: HIGHLY COMMENDED
Some people are so stressful, they can actually make us ill. Gameplayers, bullies, users
and abusers - all pose a risk to our health and welfare if we don´t take action. This book
presents the tools we need to deal with the toxic people in our lives who drain our energy.
It explains how to make healthy relationship choices, set proper boundaries and recognize
the red flags that should alert us to avoid certain people.
Whether you are struggling with a narcissistic partner, or dealing with a bullying boss or a
sociopathic colleague, there is practical advice that will help you not only to protect your
mental wellbeing but also to thrive. You will understand the nature of the toxic workplace -
how to avoid it and if necessary survive within it.
If you´re surrounded by the takers of this world, read this book and gain the freedom to
make your own choices and live your own life.