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Toxic positivity: viewing bad emotions as a failure

Some view positivity as essential to coping with the crisis. They take the chance to slow down and reevaluate, feel grateful to still have a job while balancing school and family life.

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'Tragic optimism': The antidote to toxic positivity

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Tragic optimism assumes there is hope and meaning to be found in life while also acknowledging the existence of loss, pain and suffering.

Austrian psychologist Viktor Frankl...

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Tragic optimism acknowledges the pain and suffering of our circumstances, and at the same time, the ability to maintain hope.

Tragic optimism is to accept that suffering is ...

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Some who experience a traumatic event and have difficulty coping may develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Encouraging people to be optimistic and grateful when going through tough...

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