Validation & Hope Versus Toxic Positivity

Validation Hope

This is hard. You’ve done hard things before and I believe in you.

Toxic Positivity

You’ll Get Over It.

I know there is a lot that could go wrong, what could go right?

Just Be Positive!

All Vibes are Welcome Here.

Good Vibes Only!

It is Pretty Normal to Have some Negativity in this Situation.

Stop Being So Negative!

It’s Probably Pretty Hard to be Positive Right Now. I’m Putting Out Good Energy Into the World For you.

Think Happy Thoughts!

Sometimes Giving Up is Ok. What is Your Ideal Outcome.

Never Give Up!

It’s Never Fun to Feel Like That. Is there Something we Can do Today that you’d Enjoy.

Just Be Happy!

It’s Probably Really Hard to see any Good in this Situation. We’ll Make Sense of It.

See the Good in Everything