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“Positive emotion is now moral correctness. Sadness, anger, and grief are considered “bad emotions”. We are left with a culture of people who are ashamed of these emotions, hide these emotions, and even worse try to push these emotions aside. Not just with ourselves but with the people we know and love.” – Psychologist Susan David
False positivity is crippling, toxic, and frankly deadly.
“What might be seen as “bad emotions” are a reality of life… as long as we are living there will be sadness, anger, and grief.” – Susan David
In the attached TED Talk clip Susan David states a radical truth, “Discomfort is the price of admission to a meaningful life.” Continue reading “Embrace Emotion, Honor Truth, and Find Value.”