Toxic positivity is the belief that no matter how awful or difficult a situation is, people should maintain a positive mindset.
Who’s sick of hearing the words “self care”
I think we have self care all wrong- self care should never be used as a tool to increase productivity.
Let me say it again for the people in the back : SELF CARE SHOULD NEVER BE USED AS A TOOL TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY!
I’m tired about hearing about not being able to “pour from an empty cup.” This suggests that we can’t be good mothers, wives, employees, supervisors etc. if we don’t take care of ourselves. But that mentality suggests that we need to care for ourselves only to continue to pour out onto everyone else. What if we actually cared for our wellbeing’s and did things that brought us joy because we DESERVE joy? Full stop. Yes- the people around us will reap the benefits of this- but that should be ONE of the benefits – NOT the whole point.
Can anxiety be a good thing? Short answer- yes. We often hear about the negative aspects of anxiety, many individuals with anxiety describe it as a feeling of nervousness and dread that can be distracting at best and all-consuming at worst. Anxiety is typically experienced on many levels, affecting your emotions, physical body, and thought …