5 Smart Ways to Deal With Highly Judgmental People

And 2 things you should never do.

Larisa Andras
Sep 4 · 6 min read

1. Get Defensive

2. Stay Silent

1. Identify Your Emotional Triggers

2. Take a Step Back to See Who’s Judging

3. Go Beyond The Words

4. Be assertive

5. Match Your Words With Your Behavior

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Full-time traveler • Writing since 2013 • larisa.andras.medium@gmail.com

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