Are You Overdosed on Toxic Positivity? Take the #RealTalkRare Challenge

Are You Overdosed on Toxic Positivity? Take the #RealTalkRare Challenge

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Are You Overdosed on Toxic Positivity? Take the #RealTalkRare Challenge

Has anyone ever told you to be thankful that things aren’t worse after you’ve received upsetting news? Have you ever felt pressured by others to be grateful, even in the most difficult circumstances? It’s happened to me more times than I can remember. I now understand that both of these are examples of toxic positivity.  Toxic positivity refers to a distorted belief that pervasive happiness is the key to wellness, and that positivity is the…

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