Is there someone at work who is making your life miserable? You are not alone, workplace bullying is the source of a great
deal of stress and unhappiness and can cause people to feel depressed and anxious. One of the things that it is helpful to
know about this is that the workplace bully tends to be a insecure person who is threatened by the person who is being
bullied. In fact, research supports that the targets of workplace bullying tend to be the most accomplished, concientous
high acheiving workers. In many situations, envy and competetiveness and insecurity on the part of the workplace bully are
the source of the bad behavior.
In addition, workplace bullies can be very charming and not show their destructive side to others and can be very hard to
call out as a great deal of bullying is non-verbal and passive agressive.
If you find yourself upset and unhappy due to someone at work, get help, talk to someone who is not at your workplace to
get perspective or seek the assistance of a trained behavioral health professional to problem solve some strategies to cope.