What is toxic positivity?

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What is toxic positivity?

Do you really know?

What is toxic positivity? Thanks for asking!

“Good vibes only”, “everything happens for a reason”, “When life gives you lemons.”...You’ve almost certainly been told these mantras at some point in your life, whether in a professional or personal context. 

Toxic positivity is a belief that people should maintain a positive mindset no matter how difficult their situation is.

Though they might seem comforting and well-intentioned, experts have suggested forcing positivity may actually do more harm than good to a person facing a difficult situation.

Why doesn't this kind of positivity work? What can you do to avoid toxic positivity? In under 3 minutes, we answer your questions!

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What is toxic positivity? Thanks for asking!

“Good vibes only”, “everything happens for a reason”, “When life gives you lemons.”...You’ve almost certainly been told these mantras at some point in your life, whether in a professional or personal context. 

Toxic positivity is a belief that people should maintain a positive mindset no matter how difficult their situation is.

Though they might seem comforting and well-intentioned, experts have suggested forcing positivity may actually do more harm than good to a person facing a difficult situation.

Why doesn't this kind of positivity work? What can you do to avoid toxic positivity? In under 3 minutes, we answer your questions!

To listen to the last episodes, you can click here:

What is a Tiny House?

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A podcast written and realised by Joseph Chance.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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