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The positivity hoax!

Discussion in 'Health & Healing' started by Geoff-Allen, Nov 30, 2020.

  1. Geoff-Allen

    Geoff-Allen Resident megalomaniac

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    Greetings fellow earthlings!

    I hope your time on the forum today has been useful or amusing or informative ...

    Here's a site I found just now in my wanderings. All about whether "positive thinking" can lead to "trouble"

    Make up your own minds by reading this article -

    The Positivity Hoax: How the Science of Happiness Got it Wrong (Pt 1) - Lisa Esile

    Now, I am off to explore the rest of her site

    Enjoy your day!
     
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  2. Rye_P

    Rye_P Deo Juvante

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    Indeed
     
  3. Nakosis

    Nakosis crystal soldier
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    I never really felt Positivity meant you needed to be happy all of the time.

    It was more you ought to remain positive about your ability to handle all of the obstacles that life throws at you.
     
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  4. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    "Whenever I come across someone who talks about how positive they are, or who is on a crusade to teach other people to be more grateful, it worries me."

    Such people might benefit from...
     
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  5. Rye_P

    Rye_P Deo Juvante

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    You Sir, are wise. Cheers to that
     
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  6. exchemist

    exchemist Veteran Member

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    I applaud the sentiment that mindless positivity is annoying and stupid. However this link is in baby language and I don't have the patience for that.
     
  7. DagonVarunaMitraApolloZan

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    you no likey? make you cwanky?
     
  8. exchemist

    exchemist Veteran Member

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    No. You wanky.:D
     
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