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What is toxic positivity, and why exactly is the “good vibes only” mantra harmful to your health?
Toxic positivity is the belief that no matter how difficult a situation is, people should maintain a positive mindset. This can be incredibly harmful, because it creates a pattern of denial of any negative emotions — and bottling up these feelings can cause memory issues, anxiety, depression, and high stress.
In this week’s episode of How 2 Deal, we’re breaking down toxic positivity and sharing exactly why negative experiences are important to growth.
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