156 – Toxic Positivity: A Conversation

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…

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…