Difficult People At Work Make You Want to Stay Home

Hijackals™, aka chronically difficult people at work, can create a daily hell when you have to interact with them. How do they show up and what can you do with them? A few weeks ago, my colleague and friend, Robert Imbriale, invited me to talk about my term, Hijackals™–those chronically Continue Reading →

Stop Blaming Others: Why You Need To Give Up The Blame Game.

Have you noticed that, when anything negative, unpleasant or embarrassing happens, people look for something or someone to blame? How about you? Are you ready to stop blaming others? Even if they trip on the sidewalk, it’s the city’s fault, or bad workmanship, or the Universe out to get them! Continue Reading →

What to Do with a Bully at Work

You went to work for this company and you were so excited. Just days later, it started.  The bully at work started showing her colors, defining her territory and stomping the ground! Help! I thought it was going to be so good. What do I do? We expect bullies on Continue Reading →

Relationship Help: Are You Getting Diatribes When You’re Wanting Dialogues?

Sometimes, we’re afraid to open up conversations about troubling issues for fear it will only make matters worse. We’re afraid that we’ll be met with a diatribe and there will be no dialogue. Sound familiar? What’s a diatribe? Well, that’s when someone holds forth and seldom takes a breath while Continue Reading →

Keynotes & Seminars

“Motivating, inspiring, content-rich, practical. What more could we have wanted!”   That comment from a recent meeting planner is just what you will hear when you engage Rhoberta Shaler, PhD, The Relationship Help Doctor. These power-packed topics are available as Read More > >

Relationship Help: Angry? Who, Me?

Anger is truly a hot topic! Not just from the point of view of the pun, but because those who have anger issues don’t want to talk about them–too hot to touch–and those who keep their anger to themselves don’t want to talk about it–too hot to handle. What do Continue Reading →

Relationship Help: New EBook for you on Dealing with Passive-Aggressive Behavior & People

  It’s ready for you. My new ebook, STOP! That’s Crazy-Making! will help you to recognize, respond to, and recover from the passive-aggressive behavior of the folks in your life at home and at work. We are often confounded by the behavior of others. One of those confounding behaviors in Continue Reading →

Relationship Help: Workplace conflicts? Oh, that person in the next cubicle !@&*#*)!!

Relationship help extends to the workplace where we can find ourselves thrust together with other folks we may or may not like, respect or appreciate. Hopefully, you are in the perfect place with the perfect people, but, just in case you’re not, I’m going to share a few thoughts about Continue Reading →

Relationship Help: Is anyone listening???

There is a good reason that we have one mouth and two ears. The body seems to be telling us that listening twice as much as talking is a good idea. Now, sure, I’m making that up, but it is a very wise conclusion just the same. Even if folks Continue Reading →