16. Dealing with Negative Attitudes and Emotions

  1. Diana Bartlett,
  2. Sylvia Moody and
  3. Katherine Kindersley

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669341.ch16

Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition

Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bartlett, D., Moody, S. and Kindersley, K. (2010) Dealing with Negative Attitudes and Emotions, in Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669341.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683750

Online ISBN: 9780470669341

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Keywords:

  • negative attitudes and emotions;
  • emotions, detrimental effect on performance - strong as the underlying dyslexia itself;
  • guidelines, how dyslexic workers and managers - tackling negative emotions and attitudes;
  • dyslexic people, knowing better - how stress and anxiety hinder performance;
  • life, difficult for dyslexic employees - without performance and efficiency impeding them;
  • simple relaxation exercises, for body and mind - reducing stress and anxiety;
  • regular relaxation exercises, peeling away layers of stress - whittling away negative thoughts;
  • tackling lack of confidence and self-doubt;
  • negative thoughts and expectations - eroding confidence, powerful, but often wrong;
  • visualizations - increasing confidence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Dealing with Anxiety and Stress

  • Tackling Lack of Confidence and Self-Doubt

  • Developing Assertiveness

  • Dealing with Anger

  • Further Reading