We don’t mean sick with a cold, we mean in your overall health. Turns out a study shows that not only can unkind co-workers and bosses make work life hell, but your health too.
The study, “Targeted workplace incivility: The roles of belongingness, embarrassment, and power” from the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business and London School of Economics and Political Science, revealed that workers have experienced physical symptoms such as headaches, stomach problems and sleeplessness as a result of a colleague’s difficult behavior.
There are a couple ways to handle this; try and put yourself in that person’s shoes and talk to them. If that doesn’t work, talk to your HR person.
Source: New York Post