Oh, My dearest Stranger, Upon this night, I did weep for while I sat alone in darkness Understanding upon me, did creep. More then twenty years have passed Since the marry day we wed Yet, I knew you better then with all the nothing you've said I've given all I am my insides hollowed out nothing left to give all that's left is doubt Oh, My dearest Stranger How much I love thee Yet, here I am, waiting wishing you'd speak to me
Month: January 2023
The Negative Impact of Saying “Just Be Positive”
Hello Dazzle! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today I want to talk about the idea of Toxic Positivity. Toxic positivity involves dismissing negative emotions and responding to distress with false reassurances rather than empathy. It’s false reassurance like saying “everything happens for a reason” or “everything will work out” or “look for the silver lining.” Truth of the matter is that there isn’t always a reason, things don’t always work out and there isn’t always a silver lining. These kinds of statements deny the reality that human suffering exists and as a result dismiss the emotions that a person is feeling.Continue reading “The Negative Impact of Saying “Just Be Positive””
Snow, soft and delicate lays over the hard rock muffling the strength, making it less than it is. The stone is still there, laying beneath, but made cold by the imposing snow. Thin, pristine white all that the world sees, all it can know. A simple mask.