Why “Just Be Positive!” Is The Worst Thing To Say To Someone

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30 May 2019 · 13 minutes

Why “Just Be Positive!” Is The Worst Thing To Say To Someone
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If you've ever told someone to stop being so negative or to just be more positive, you're doing them a service right, helping them to look on the bright side of life?

Wrong

According to psychotherapist Whitney Hawkins Goodman, this is actually Toxic Positivity and it can be doing a lot more harm than good.

CREDITS

Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Elle Beattie

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri

Thanks to our special guests Psychotherapist Whitney Hawkins Goodman, Mamamia's People and Culture Manager Nicole Stuart and our workplace drains Jessie and Clare Stephens.

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