Tag Archives: positive thinking

To everything there is a season…

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
There seem to be three different kinds of people in the world. Those who are fake-positive, always wearing a plastered on smile and never admitting to failure or to their true emotions; those who…

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Maybe we should stop trying so hard to be happy.

Originally posted on October 2, 2016 We live in a society that demands we always be happy and smiling.    “Negative” emotions are generally unacceptable, and we are told over and over again via pop psychologists and the mass media … Continue reading

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6 “useless” emotions that aren’t useless, and 2 that really are useless.

Originally posted on July 10, 2016 I get tired of the positive thinking brigade who tells you you always must be happy and that there’s no place for “negative” emotions.   Not only is it obnoxious to wear a pasted … Continue reading

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Where I stand on “positive thinking.”

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
Positive thinking taken to extremes is deluded thinking. I’ve seen several blog posts about the problem of forced positive thinking lately, and since this is an issue that has concerned me for a long…

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“The War on Unhappiness” (Harper’s Magazine/PDF)

Meme with a victim-blaming (gaslighting) sentiment typical of the “war on unhappiness” movement. Following is a PDF file of an excellent (and long) article from the September 2010 issue of Harper’s Magazine tracing the rise of the positive thinking movement, … Continue reading

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Maybe we should stop trying so hard to be happy.

We live in a society that demands we always be happy and smiling.    “Negative” emotions are generally unacceptable, and we are told over and over again via pop psychologists and the mass media that constant happiness is not only … Continue reading

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The impossible.

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From Cursed to Blessed, Victim to Victor, Darkness to Light

Originally posted on A Blog About Healing From PTSD:
Inspired by Katie’s latest post on her blog, Dreams of a Better World: From Victim to Victor.

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A meaningful life.

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Positive Quote ~ August 4th

Originally posted on Blog of a Mad Black Woman:
Have a blessed day all. ❤

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