5 Ways To Stay Mentally Strong When You’re Dealing With A Toxic Coworker

“When you’re working with a toxic coworker, there is no question that you’re suffering from the experience. And it’s likely that business results are suffering, too. Quite often, the pain provides strong motivation to address the problems and propel things forward, but the work ahead is not easy, and we aren’t going to lie to you: Rebuilding relationships and developing new habits takes a lot of energy and courage.”

A toxic coworker is like an energy vampire.

No matter where you work, you’re bound to come across a difficult coworker. And if you’re not careful, one individual could ruin your entire work experience—and perhaps even damage your career.

It might be the teammate who takes credit for your work. Or, maybe your colleague’s negativity drags everyone down.

Toxic coworkers can drain you of the mental strength you need to do your best—if you let them. Here are five strategies for staying strong even when you work with the most difficult people…

 

Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/amymorin/2019/02/27/5-ways-to-stay-mentally-strong-when-youre-dealing-with-a-toxic-co-worker/#4ce44df67022