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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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