Jeremiah talks with his friend Lauren about the concept of “toxic positivity.” This intriguing idea suggests that knee-jerk positivity and the prioritization of problem-solving are not healthy ways to address someone’s emotional needs. Rather, we should assume a Christlike approach which validates people as being worthy of our time and attention, and expresses our love…
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137 – Don’t Fight the Positive
Posted on Author JeremiahPosted in Podcast Episodes
Jeremiah talks about how we must put in the work to properly accept God’s blessings. The hypothesis is that it is too easy to expect the negative and reject the positive. The experiment is to put in the effort to accept God’s love as it is expressed in compliments and blessings.
Displace the Negative
Sometimes we are so invested in a problem that we cannot see past it. When a negative reaction or situation won’t change no matter what we try, it may be because we are trying too hard to figure out the answer. We could look at the issue from every angle, but doing so makes the…