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Being passive-aggressive

Being passive-aggressive

Passive aggressiveness involves giving backhanded compliments, ignoring a co-worker, or purposefully excluding someone.

Passive-aggressive behavior is a coping or defense mechanism. Toxic employees use this outlet when they feel threatened, jealous, or insecure.

Physical exercise can release anger. Fit in exercise before work. Also, take walks every few hours to get away from the computer screen.

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