Three Simple Methods to Undermine Toxic Positivity

When active listening & reframing become platitudes.

“Oh my gosh! A C isn’t a big deal! You still passed!”

Moving on is the goal of toxic positivity.

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Active Listening Is…

Active Listening Is Not…

Reframing Is…

“Reframing is a way that we can alter our perceptions of stressors and, thus, relieve significant amounts of stress and create a more positive life before actually making any changes in our circumstances.” Elizabeth Scott, MS

Reframing Is Not…

How to Handle the Arrows

Writing about grief, beliefs, & psych/mindfulness. Editor of Ask a Grief Coach. Happily Tweeting & doing other “Very Good Things.” I apologize in advance.

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