My Thoughts

Non-Toxic Positivity

Given that we are in the midst of a worsening pandemic, many of us are trying to focus on the positive; which is a great coping technique. But positivity comes in different forms, and they’re not all good for you. Lets’ explore how to differentiate between toxic and non-toxic positivity. “It could always be worse.” “Look on the bright side.” “Everything will work out.” Sometimes well-meaning people say these things because they just don’t know what else to say. And, yes things could often be be worse, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have a valid reason for being upset.  Plus, things don’t always

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