Last Updated Aug 20, 2007 6:15 PM EDT
Instead, Sutton recommends reminding yourself that you are a good person trapped in a bad situation. As he writes, "Research on 'learned optimism' shows that when people view difficulties as temporary and not their fault...[it] protects their mental and physical health."If you're experiencing bullying at work, you're not alone. The article cites a study that says that 44 percent of American workers have suffered abuse at the office.