Episode 87

How to Avoid Toxic Positivity

Published on: 6th April, 2022

When going through a tough time has anyone ever told you that it could be worse, or that you should stay positive? These statements are forms of toxic positivity and although often well intentioned they are probably destroying your relationships without you even knowing it. Toxic positivity silences our emotions, and forces us to pretend to be happy even when we are struggling. Nothing positive can come from that. 

Listen in to learn four ways we can combat self-imposed toxic positivity as well as four ways to avoid imposing toxic positivity on others. 

Drink of the Week: Good Vibes Only….

This episode is sponsored by Nickerson, a full-service branding, marketing, and PR and communications agency with team members in Boston, LA, Miami, and NYC. https://nickersoncos.com/

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