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Hurt people hurt people

hurt people

Hurt people hurt people. Many years ago I worked in a high-secure mental health unit and we witnessed this daily. During one of our clinical supervision sessions, our supervisor explained this very concept about how hurt people hurt people. The offenders on our ward could be really cutting and mean. They would sometimes go out of their way to try …

Dealing with the Haters in life

  Dealing with the Haters in life It’s not about you – don’t personalise Haters have their own problems. Don’t make their problems your problems. When they are mean they are giving you a ‘taster’ of what their inner experience of life is – angry and miserable. They feel that way all the time – feel sorry for them! Hate …

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Dealing with intimidating people – 5 tips

Dealing with intimidating people – 5 tips People appear intimidating purely due to the assumptions and thoughts we hold about them. Dealing with intimidating people becomes a lot easier when we manage our perceptions about them. Here’s how: 1) Don’t buy into the image Dealing with intimidating people involves keeping a clear head about their intimidating behaviour. Many people with …

Grumpy Old Women

Over the last few days I seem to have encountered more than my fair share of grumpy old women. I started to wonder if it was me and if I was somehow becoming more argumentative but I am normally a very easy going person and I think I have just been unlucky lately. The first incident occurred over the weekend …