Issues and problems with solutions are okay and positive, but I couldn’t agree more that getting away from anyone in a classification that falls into “complainers” is healthier. Now, neuroscience agrees 🙂 Leadership and management note
Excerpt: Do you hate it when people complain? It turns out there’s a good reason: Listening to too much complaining is bad for your brain in multiple ways, according to Trevor Blake, a serial entrepreneur and author of Three Simple Steps: A Map to Success in Business and Life. In the book, he describes how neuroscientists have learned to measure brain activity when faced with various stimuli, including a long gripe session.
“The brain works more like a muscle than we thought,” Blake says. “So if you’re pinned in a corner for too long listening to someone being negative, you’re more likely to behave that way as well.”
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