If you react emotionally you are often going to end up feeling unhappy and even angry. Reference to your body and consider taking a deep breath. Others may judge you as too sensitive but others don’t live in your skin.
Posted by Howard Brockman on Sep 8, 2014 in Boundaries | 0 comments Some people have strong personalities and are direct in their communication.
They can often be interpreted as domineering, aggressive, confrontational, demanding, hostile, or even abusive. Others may be intimidated or feel bullied and you may as well.
How DO YOU take care of yourself when dealing with this personality type? Perhaps they act this way because of how they were raised. Regardless of their motive, you can reduce your personal stress by considering some of the following ideas. While this is easier said than done, you will maintain your critical thinking rational mind if you maintain your composure.
This way you have choices and you can problem solve.
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Before we begin, I want to extend my prayers and love to everyone affected by Hurricane Sandy. How to Deal With Intimidating Situations You are equal to any situation you encounter.
Oftentimes we think we might not be worthy or good enough for a situation.
Always protect yourself by knowing and trusting your gut. Read More Howard Brockman, LCSW is a psychotherapist who has been in private practice for 32-years.
If you feel you are being attacked verbally, consider leaving the situation and letting the other person know why you are leaving. If you find yourself ruminating over and over about the same encounter you had with this person earlier in the day, you got triggered and are still processing it. He is a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work and The Association of Comprehensive Energy Psychology.