Episode 15

Toxic Positivity


In this weeks episode, we talk all things Toxic Positivity!

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Some of the highlights from this week's episode:

What on earth is Toxic Positivity?


On this weeks episode Dr Jeff and Taylor have a chat about the fairly new term Toxic Positivity

If you haven’t heard of it before it basically means that no matter how bad the situation is you have to keep a positive mindset. This just isn’t realistic and is actually harder to keep up with than processing the emotions

Dr Jeff breaks down the term and explains that we are human, we are supposed to be feeling the emotions whether bad or good. There is so much pressure at the minute with the current global situation so the last thing we should be doing is putting more pressure on ourselves!

Some really good advice in this weeks episode so if you are struggling at the minute and need some of the Dr’s wisdom then this episode is for you!

You are not your thoughts!

Now read it again! This weeks episode also delves into the the power of our thoughts and how they can impact our mental and physical health. Dr Jeff reminds us throughout the episode that we are in control. Our thoughts are random but whats important is the action that is taken afterwards that is really important. Good or Bad you don’t have to act on your thoughts, you are a lot more resilient and powerful than you realise!

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