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Mean People

What My 3-Year-Old Taught Me About Handling Mean People

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Karen Salmansohn

Here's a powerful mantra to repeat when someone says mean things or does negative things to you... I learned this from my 3-year-old son, Ari. He says: "NO thank you!" to the mean kids in his class.

Recipe For Standing Up To A Sneaky Bully

Emma Brodie | Posted 05.06.2014 | Women
Emma Brodie

On top of being mean, they're smooth as hell; often the only evidence you'll have that you've even been hit by one of these barracudas is a strong feeling of bad about yourself. Here's a recipe for getting your bearings after a sneak attack.

When 'Beasts' Are Out of Their Cages: Why Are Some People So Mean, and How Can I Protect Myself From Them?

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

My 20-year-old client, a college senior, was both sobbing with pain and shaking with rage. She had learned just a few hours before she called for an ...

Has Social Grace Gone Out the Window?

Nikki Luongo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Nikki Luongo

But of course, no one really knows what's going on in other people's life, they just figure since they see postings on a social networking site, that your every thought and whim is basically filled under a 200 word status.

Mean People Don't Necessarily Suck: The Rosetta Stone for 'Knowing Thy Enemy'

Pam Grout | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Pam Grout

When people start spouting unhappiness, inanities and misinformation, I know they're simply replaying old tapes and need my love more than ever.

I Tell My Kids That Mean People Suck

Eva Glettner | Posted 08.12.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

Here's the scenario: I'm driving the minivan with a kid in tow. Some "gentlemen" (benefit of the doubt, people) in front of me has his right blinker on... you can guess the rest.

Research: Genetics Explain Why Some Are So Sweet

Posted 04.12.2012 | College

BUFFALO, NY -- New research from the University at Buffalo could explain why people are jerks -- and why some are so sweet. Michel Poulin, Ph.D., a...

Who's Responsible for Mean People?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

Talk about hitting a man when he's down, literally and figuratively. Have you read about the surge in attacks on the homeless, many by so-called thrill offenders?