Emotional vampires tend to drain the energy of everyone they encounter. These "vampires" tend to suck out your optimism, and enthusiasm rather than your blood. Their toxic behaviors can range from subtle comments, to full-blown drama. These vampires, it can be one or 100 in an organization, affect workplace productivity and lower morale.
It is essential to stop having your energy drained from you. One way is to learn to identify the different types of behavior they possess. It is also vital to learn how to keep their negativity from affecting how you work and feel about yourself.