3 Smart Ways to Handle Being the Sensitive One in the Office
Our personal feelings can easily leak into our professional lives—even if we’d prefer they didn’t. But it can be hard to keep it together when your co-worker yells at you in front of the whole office because of a mistake you made. Or, when your boss keeps giving you negative feedback about a project you’ve poured your heart and time into. To put it simply, it’s the worst. And, in those situations, you have every reason to have hurt feelings.
But you can’t let it ruin your entire day. (And heading home is not an option.) So, what’s a sensitive soul to do? Listen to what Marie Forleo has to say about dealing with hurt feelings professionally. Soon enough, you’ll be able to handle any negativity that comes your way.
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A UNC-Wilmington grad born and raised in North Carolina, Kaitlyn always knew she would end up in NYC to pursue writing. As a summer editorial intern, she contributes career advice to The Muse. In addition, she also writes for other publications, such as USA TODAY College, Her Campus, and The Huffington Post. You can find her searching the city for the best eats, binge-watching Netflix, or catching up with friends at dinner. Say hi on Twitter @KaitlynRussell_More from this Author