Learn how you can be mentally healthy at work, with suggestions for what you can do and where you can get support if you experience poor mental health.
Just like in your personal life, some people at work may upset you because of the way they behave. Their behaviour may even cause you serious problems.
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Having difficult relationships with your co-workers can be stressful. It can make work feel harder to cope with.
Here are some first steps you can take for managing difficult relationships:
If you have a difficult relationship with your manager, your working life can feel even harder. On the other hand, a good relationship can help you feel supported in your role.
If your manager is the problem, you could take the following actions:
"When I was bullied at work I told someone how I felt and what was happening."
If you experience bullying at work, you could take the following actions:
"I have been bullied in the past. I took it to the appropriate person. Unfortunately for me they didn't care and didn't take it seriously. I left that place immediately."
This information was published in December 2020. We will revise it in 2023.
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