S – Seek shelter. Shelter in the form of a friend, family member or colleague that doesn’t eat your soul.
U – “Unlearn What You Have Learned.” – Yoda. Who says you have to be nice to everyone?
R – Resist. Resist the urge to play their game right back at them. Although temporarily fun, this tactic will always backfire on you. Always.
R – Respect your intuition. Listen to your heart when it is telling you that someone is not quite right in the noggin.
E – Establish firm boundaries. Moats, tar pits, flypaper, whatever is near and handy.
N – Never back down. Don’t let them take your soul. Fight.
D – Don’t try sarcasm. They won’t get it. Ever.
E – Eat your cake, Damnit! Who says you can’t eat the piece of cake in front of you? And, don’t let them make you feel guilty about it.
R – Remember. The best weapon you have against soul eaters is a good memory. That way, when they pull out their bag of tricks, you already know what’s in it and can shut it down before the rabbit even sticks one ear out!