What is Toxic Positivity and Why is it Harmful?
Did you ever think positivity could actually be "toxic"?
This popular phrase "toxic positivity" puts a name to a phenomenon Frame therapist Taneille Smith says she's observed for many years.
So what makes positivity toxic? And why is it even a harmful concept?
In this video, Taneille breaks down the pitfalls of a "when life gives you lemons make lemonade" approach, shares her reasoning why "negative" emotions should be tolerated, and how we can recognize this pattern in ourselves.