4 Tips for Dealing With Toxic Positivity

Toxic positivity is where well-meaning optimism can turn harmful.

Encouraging words offered carelessly can leave someone feeling ignored and invalidated

Try these 4 tips to stay upbeat without letting anyone down!

Allow for Negativity


Optimism doesn't mean "no bad vibes." Healthy people need both.

Master Your Self-Talk


Give yourself positive affirmations, without denying the bad stuff

Sympathy First


Listen to the other person. Don't try to "solve" their problem

Ask for What You Need


Don't be afraid to point out others' toxic positivity, and ask for what you need

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