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Stop Striving to be Positive. It’s So Last Decade

Here’s a better way to function.

Photo by Count Chris on Unsplash

“I’m just a super-positive person,” my client said.

“I’ve been super-lucky in my life. I had great parents, a brilliant childhood, I’m just super-grateful.”

Do you hear the warning bells? And are you wondering — like I was — why he had signed up for therapy?

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Karen Nimmo

Karen Nimmo

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Clinical psychologist, writer. Editor of On the Couch: Practical psychology for everyday life. karen@onthecouch.co.nz