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Overcoming Toxic Positivity With Whitney Goodman

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Positivity is a great thing—unless it becomes toxic. And this week, host Paula Felps sits down with psychotherapist Whitney Goodman, author of the new book, Toxic Positivity: Keeping it Real in a World Obsessed with Being Happy. Whitney explains what toxic positivity is, what it does to us, and how to manage it in ourselves and others.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The difference between toxic positivity and healthy positivity.
  • What the shame cycle is and how to avoid it.
  • The benefits of complaining—and how to do it effectively.

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