When Positivity Becomes Toxic

Have you ever heard the following phrases? “Positive vibes only.” “Everything happens for a reason.” “Failure is not an option.” “Why are you so upset? So-and-so has it much worse.” “Look on the bright side.”   If these sound familiar, it’s because this type of mindset is glorified in mainstream culture. Toxic positivity is the

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Ok we’ve all been there..someone gives you a genuine compliment, maybe on your ability to lead, your giving spirit, or maybe it’s as simple as your hair..and we say “thank you.” At the same time we are either shrugging this off, or simply saying the words because that’s a polite response. BUT, how often do