"Toxic positivity is not about being positive, but rather about ignoring or dismissing the very real emotions that we all experience."
Importance of dismissing toxicity from positivity.
It’s essential to promote a healthy emotional state by encouraging women to express their emotions freely and to seek support when needed. It's also important to recognize that experiencing negative emotions is a normal and natural part of the pregnancy and postpartum journey.
While it's essential to maintain a positive outlook, it's equally important to allow oneself to feel and express the full range of emotions that come with pregnancy and postpartum. By doing so, women can promote their emotional well-being and increase their resilience during these transformative times.
To change your attitude from toxic positivity to positivity, you can follow these steps:
Recognize the difference between positivity and toxic positivity.
- Practice self-awareness and acknowledge your true feelings.
- Reframe negative thoughts in a positive way.
- Focus on solutions to problems rather than denying them.
- Practice gratitude and focus on the positive aspects of your life.
- Seek support from loved ones or mental health professionals.
By following these steps, you can shift your mindset from toxic positivity to positivity, leading to a healthier and more fulfilling life.