Add to Mrs. Roosevelt’s advice: Watch whoever comes and meet certain folks fearlessly and with the best you have to give. This last of three Eleanor posts about courage offers insights and remedies for those who would trumple others to make themselves feel better.
As Tara Mackey author of Cured by Nature and founder of The Organic Life says, people exist who will, “get you stuck in the past and focused on the negative, and in that mentality, you can’t move forward and you can’t succeed.”
Antidote: First, see those troubled folks for what they are. Here are sixteen types, including Meddlers, Control Freaks and Perpetual Victims. Then,
- Set boundaries.
- Realize it’s not your job to save them.
- Treat your separation like the breakup it is. Read All Seven Tips.
When breakup isn’t possible, as with co-workers, here are:
In meeting gossips, narcissists, the passive aggressive, blamers and other unpleasant people along with the challenges they present, remember,
— Eleanor Roosevelt
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