• Toxic Positivity Does More Harm Than Good

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    I've had many health issues over the years, including almost dying in an ER from a lack of insulin and an appropriate diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. Then there was my journey with breast cancer when I was thirty-five. The management of these diseases was difficult enough. I was dealing with needles, medical appointments, test results, and constant anxiety.
    What made my medical difficulties significantly more challenging was the toxic positivity I was expected to readily receive and manifest in my life. I am very open about my struggles in the hopes of helping others navigate their own...
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