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Mar 05, 2011 Hilary Jorgensen rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Hilary by: friend
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. For a while now, I've been collecting books that will reduce the stress in my life and help me improve the way I deal with communication issues. This book gets a gold star. It shows you how to handle the everyday drama and daily conflict in your life created by toxic talk--gossip, lies, sabotage, destructive criticism, rude communication behavior, etc. It's not your typical "self-help" book, so I was pleasantly surprised. Dr. Renee Lewis introduced the ...more
This book saved my life. A friend gave me a copy a while ago when I was stressing over a co-worker who was making my life miserable. My friend said the book was filled with response techniques that would help me choose what to say the next time my co-worker attempted to steal my ideas AGAIN, show me up in front of the boss AGAIN and sabotage me in front of the rest of the office AGAIN! I found some great ways to handle the toxic talk that I had never thought about before. I've got to recommend ...more