“Oh, you’re fine! Turn that frown upside down … things will work out! It could always be worse.” These are classic examples of toxic positivity, which might be well-intentioned, but are really negative ways to deal with real human emotion. Why do we do that, and what can we say instead? We’re talking about all that and more in this episode, plus another riveting Teeter Beater.
Source: thepsychologygroup.com, “Toxic Positivity: The Dark Side of Positive Vibes”
By: Samara Quintero and Jamie Long