Cutting toxic ties: 5 people you should push aside to improve your health, happiness

(WITI) -- Your overall health, well-being and productivity is largely based on the people you surround yourself with. So, how do you deal with the people who bring you down? Dr. Erin Leonard joins Real Milwaukee to tell us about five toxic people you should leave behind for a happier healthier life.

The Negative Nancy: Robbing you of critical positive and productive interaction.

The Negative Influence: Bringing you back to bad habits or otherwise thwarting your progress to improve yourself.

The Bully: Making life miserable beyond work or elsewhere.

The Stress Monster: Constantly raising your blood pressure, flooding your body with unhealthy stress hormones.

 The Angry Bird: Always complaining and venting about trivial matters.