How to Deal with Bullies, Trolls, and Otherwise Miserable People

How to Deal with Bullies, Trolls, and Otherwise Miserable People

As long as there have been people socializing there have been bullies. Unfortunately today it seems bullies are more aggressive than ever. They’re certainly prevalent in the lives of kids and teens but they also show up in the workplace and in families. How to deal with a bully has to do with understanding his motivations and then becoming untouchable through planned words and actions. Through these 6 strategies anyone can display invincible confidence while neutralizing a bully’s power.

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7 Ways to Bring Kindness and Community Back to Our Lives

7 Ways to Bring Kindness and Community Back to Our Lives

These days our sense of community is eroding. We no longer know the deeper stories of our friends, colleagues, and neighbors. Over time a certain callousness has set in and with it social isolation. Despite this, we all long to be a part of something bigger. If change is to occur, it can start locally and hopefully spread globally. A good place to start is adopting these seven simple habits to bring kindness, consideration, and eventually community back to the center of our lives.

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How to Get Along with Your Family During the Holidays

How to Get Along with Your Family During the Holidays

The holidays bring mixed emotions. For many, the challenging emotions center around participating in dysfunctional family gatherings. Instead of feeling victimized in such situations, it’s helpful to create a plan. Use objective observation combined with lighthearted humor to regain control of your own holiday season and actually enjoy it.

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5 Things We Can Do to Promote Civility in Today's Society

5 Things We Can Do to Promote Civility in Today's Society

It seems within the past few years there has been a noticeable decline of civility worldwide brought on by an increasing sense of tribalism. This is having harmful effects on our relationships both personal and professional and in some cases leading to great physical harm. In the ugliness, however, hope abounds. Change can start with simple things we can all do individually that can impact the broader global community.

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