Toxic people are more accurately described as people who routinely exhibit behaviors that are negative, unhealthy, and debilitating to others. Do you have a toxic person in your life? While these behaviors are toxic, it is important to recognize that the person may be fighting emotional battles of their own. However, we should still be more aware of people like this because they can have a huge impact on your performance and happiness.
If some of these types described you and you’re feeling guilty of engaging in some of these negative behaviors yourself, but you’re still unsure if you’re really becoming toxic, we’ve also made a video on the signs you’ve become a toxic person: https://youtu.be/QIiLueBRYL8
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