Written by : Paula Felps 

Overcoming Toxic Positivity With Dr. Lauren Cook

It’s no secret that, here at Live Happy, we are fans of positivity. But why are people now talking about toxic positivity?

In this episode, author and therapist Dr. Lauren Cook joins us to talk about how this usually well-meaning approach to positivity can create a backlash. Toxic positivity is a form of happiness that can actually damage personal and professional relationships, so this episode looks at what it is, why it is harmful to us and our loved ones, and what we can do to overcome it.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How to tell if you’re practicing toxic positivity.
  • Why it can be harmful to relationships.
  • How to create a balanced perspective that integrates optimism and reality.


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