The Difference Between Toxic Positivity And Genuine Optimism
Toxic Positivity • Good vibes only
• Other people have it a lot worse
• Just stay positive
• Smile, crying won’t help
• You will get over it
• Being negative won’t help you
• I love you through all your emotional states
• You are not alone, and there is support to help you
• Things are tough right now. Do you wanna talk about it, or do something lighthearted?
• It’s okay to cry, we all do. Can I get you a tissue or a hug?
• You are so strong, you will get through this
• It’s important to let it out. Is there anything I can do to make this easier for you?