Posts by Leah de Souza-Thomas

Leah de Souza-Thomas BSc MSc MPH is a public health epidemiologist, functional medicine practitioner, and founder of The Thrive Practice, where she specializes in pulling people back from the brink of a health crisis by giving them the tools they need to finally achieve great health.

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Unreasonable Boss? 8 Ways to Honor Yourself in a Toxic Workplace

“Good bosses care about getting important things done. Exceptional bosses care about their people.” ~Jeff Haden

“I’ll need you to log your work down to the minute on this spreadsheet,” she said pointing to my computer where an elaborate timesheet was swallowing up my entire screen.

I looked up at her, confused—nope, more like utterly stunned. Was she for real? My body seemed to know before my mind that I’d just entered some sort of workplace twilight zone.

I had a sinking feeling in my gut, and it was sounding some sort of alarm deep in my chest, making my …