Girl, Get Depressed: How Toxic Positivity Ruins Your Life

Einstein Shrugged
6 min readFeb 25, 2022

ChOoSe HaPpY isn’t self-help or therapy — it’s a marketing ploy. Toxic Positivity can derail your goals and put your health at risk.

The power of positive thinking has been a foundational aspect of self-help for generations. Daily routines that involve mindful positivity are often cited as ways to improve your mood and fight depression. But going overboard into the…

Einstein Shrugged

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