Sharing insights about workplace bullying and mobbing in SafeHarbor, Part I

During the past few months, I’ve become a regular visitor and contributor to SafeHarbor (link here), the online site created last year by Dr. Gary Namie, co-founder of the Workplace Bullying Institute, to serve as “a community dedicated to the people affected by workplace bullying and those devoted to helping them.” Especially for those who are experiencing or recovering from bullying or mobbing at work, I give this site my fulsome recommendation.

SafeHarbor has quickly grown into a respectful and supportive patch of the internet, with several hundred people becoming members. I have been impressed and downright touched by the depth of humanity demonstrated over and again by SafeHarbor participants. 

I’m going to say more about SafeHarbor in subsequent blog posts. For now, I’m also going to start sharing some of the pieces that I’ve posted for folks there, based on the tenor and subject matter of conversations that are occurring. Here’s the first round:

  • Viktor Frankl on finding meaning in the face of great adversity (2016) (link here)
  • Helping targets of workplace bullying: The need for an integrated counseling approach (2010, rev. 2021) (link here)
  • When a promotion leads to a body snatching (2015) (link here)
  • Professional schools as incubators for workplace bullying (2012; rev. 2019) (link here)
  • Ruminating, problem solving, and coping in the midst of work abuse (2018) (link here)
  • Workplace bullying: Acknowledging grief (2017) (link here)
  • Captain Ahab of “Moby-Dick”: Workplace trauma sufferer, bullying boss, or both? (2020) (link here)
  • Triple jeopardy: Workplace bullying at midlife (2013) (link here)
  • Applying Psychological First Aid to workplace bullying and mobbing (2019) (link here)
  • Lessons from “Spotlight” for combating interpersonal abuse (2017  ) (link here)
  • On following evil orders at work (2019) (link here)
  • “Should I stay or should I go?” Career insights from Seth Godin and The Clash (2011) (link here)

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