A brilliant book about how we identify the often-charming people who only spread misery.'
Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2
Highly Commended in the BMA Medical Book Awards 2018
Some people are so stressful, they can actually make us ill. Gameplayers, bullies, users and abusers – all pose a risk to our health and welfare if we don’t take action. This book presents the tools we need to deal with the toxic people in our lives who drain our energy. It explains how to make healthy relationship choices, set proper boundaries and recognize the red flags that should alert us to avoid certain people. Topics include:
toxic types and how to identify them
dangerous people – aggressors, sadists and psychopaths
understanding why others behave as they do
toxic places, including where you work
how to protect yourself
choosing your friends carefully
vital principles for coping with toxicity
If you’re surrounded by the takers of this world, read this book and gain the freedom to make your own choices and live your own life.