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A Good Word: Dr. Susan David on the Danger of Toxic Positivity

Toxic positivity is forced, false positivity. It may sound innocuous on the surface, but when you share something difficult with someone and they insist that you turn it into a positive, what they're really saying is, My comfort is more important than your reality. -Dr. Susan David
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From the Dangers of Toxic Positivity, Part 2; Dare to Lead; March 8, 2021.