How to Deal with a Toxic Work Environment
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John Cole

It's one thing to dislike your job, but it's another to feel physically ill walking into work. Whether it’s a new manager who thinks hovering behind your chair is productive or you're dealing with coworkers who just don't care about their job anymore, the atmosphere at work can sometimes quickly go from manageable to miserable. 

However, leaving your job isn’t always an option—at least not right away. So, until things improve or you’re able to plot your exit strategy, you’ll still need to show up every day and deal with whatever tension ails your workplace. This guide offers 12 practical, research-backed tips to help readers deal with a toxic work environment.

John writes on behalf of NeoMam Studios. A digital nomad specializing in leadership, digital media, and pets, his passions include world cinema and biscuits. A native Englishman, he is always on the move, but can most commonly be spotted in the UK, Norway, and the Balkans.