How Successful People Handle Toxic People

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Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress.

via How Successful People Handle Toxic People.

via How Successful People Handle Toxic People.

There’s a lot of good advice in this article. It’s excellent for dealing with toxic people, but it is also good for avoiding burnout when in any stressful job position. This is especially good for educators of all kinds.

If you were ever looking for emotional skills and social skills, this is a great list of those people need to learn (and to continually practice) in order to maintain healthy resilience: The skills can just as easily replace the word “they” with “resilient people…”

They Set Limits (Especially with Complainers)

 

They Don’t Die in the Fight

 

They Rise Above

 

They Stay Aware of Their Emotions

 

They Establish Boundaries

 

They Won’t Let Anyone Limit Their Joy

 

They Don’t Focus on Problems—Only Solutions

 

They Don’t Forget

They Squash Negative Self-Talk

They Get Some Sleep

They Limit Their Caffeine Intake

They Use Their Support System

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