Preventing the Victim Cycle

Staying Positive Under Stress - Preventing The Victim Cycle


How can I prevent a cycle of negativity when there is stress and pain from values violations?


When under stress, or when others make them angry, people often engage in actions and communications that hurt relationships. The resulting problems in working relationships can go round and round, harming the company. This cycle claims many victims. While effective leaders remain aware of their hurt feelings and violated values, they can pause and wisely choose how to act and communicate.

What to do to prevent the victim cycle:

How victims get stuck in victim cycles: