Posts Tagged ‘faith’
Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
WBI 2013-I Instant Poll
The empirical research literature on workplace bullying clearly demonstrates the painful impact on recipients, targets. The stress-related physical and psychological health consequences are more extreme than effects of other types of workplace harassment. Thanks to recent advances in neuroscience, we know the effects of psychosocial stressors like interpersonal bullying activate pain pathways in the brain. That is, bullying literally causes pain.
This single-question survey asked bullied targets to describe how they chose to offset the pain.
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Thursday, May 10th, 2012
The Problem with “It is what it is”
The popular, simplistic term suggests an acceptance of current situations as inevitable and unchangeable. It is a form of resignation. If we accept bullying as “the way it is,” we give away too much personal integrity. Instead, try “Question Authority” as the alternative.