Toxic positivity is a hot topic right now because the growing awareness of its presence in the health and wellness industry. It’s used as a way to spoof life coaching in the media and I’ve even had someone at a networking event assume I’d agree that a positive attitude would cure illnesses such as Covid. (That’s a no BTW – less stress helps but it’s not a cure). Based on personal and professional experiences, I’ve come to believe that it is one of the biggest blocks to personal and societal progress.
In this episode of Unlimited, I’m diving into when positivity is toxic and what you can do about it.
Some of what I’ll cover in this episode include:
- What is toxic positivity and spiritual bypassing
- What causes toxic positivity
- The importance of emotional intelligence and self-love
- What is healthy positivity
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LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE:
Staged on Hulu
Toxic Positivity | The Psychology Group (article)
Spiritual Bypassing And How ‘Wellness’ Excuses Racism | ELLE Australia (article)
Stop It (video)
Toxic Positivity – Positively Living Podcast
Episode 18 – What Do I Really Want?
Episode 11 – Relearning Self-Love
Episode 9 – Reflections and A Way Forward
Episode 10 – Change and Getting Comfortable in the Uncomfortable
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