Toxic Positivity and Other No-No's: What Are You Doing Wrong by Accident?

Hey everyone, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul, and today we have two special guests for Friend Friday, Dr. Brooke Schneider and Dr. Nicole Lewis. We’re going to talk about the negative and unhelpful things that we say by accident when we’re actually trying to help someone. I talked about one of these things, toxic positivity, with Brooke and Nicole on their Women Strong podcast and realized this would be a great topic for all our Chicken Soup for the Soul listeners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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